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    May 13, 2015

    Enjoy 6 long weekends next year

    THE Ministry of Manpower announced the public holidays for 2016 yesterday, and one can expect six long weekends next year.

    New Year's Day falls on a Friday, while Chinese New Year falls on a Monday and Tuesday - Feb 8 and 9 - next year.

    Labour Day and Christmas Day fall on Sundays, which means that the following Mondays will be public holidays.

    Good Friday will fall on March 25, while Vesak Day will fall on May 21, a Saturday. Hari Raya Puasa will be on July 6, a Wednesday, and Hari Raya Haji, Sept 12, a Monday.

    Deepavali falls on Oct 29 next year, a Saturday.