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General holidays for 2012 published

     The following list of general holidays for 2012 is gazetted today (May 6) for public information:

     Every Sunday                          Sunday

     The day following the   January 2     Monday  
     first day of January                 

     Lunar New Year's Day    January 23    Monday

     The second day of       January 24    Tuesday
     Lunar New Year              

     The third day of        January 25    Wednesday
     Lunar New Year          

     Ching Ming Festival     April 4       Wednesday

     Good Friday             April 6       Friday

     The day following       April 7       Saturday
     Good Friday             

     Easter Monday           April 9       Monday

     The Birthday of         April 28      Saturday
     the Buddha              

     Labour Day              May 1         Tuesday

     Tuen Ng Festival        June 23       Saturday

     The day following       July 2        Monday
     Hong Kong Special
     Administrative Region
     Establishment Day       

     The day following       October 1     Monday
     the Chinese Mid-Autumn

     The day following       October 2     Tuesday  
     National Day            

     Chung Yeung Festival    October 23    Tuesday

     Christmas Day           December 25   Tuesday

     The first weekday       December 26   Wednesday
     after Christmas Day           

     "As the first day of January and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishment Day in 2012 both fall on a Sunday, the days following them will be designated as additional general holidays.  Also, as the day following the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival and the National Day in 2012 fall on the same day, the next following day that is not itself a general holiday will thus be observed as an additional general holiday," said a Government spokesman.

Ends/Friday, May 6, 2011
Issued at HKT 09:47


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