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General holidays for 2019 published
     The following list of general holidays for 2019 was gazetted today (May 11) for public information:
Every Sunday   Sunday
The first day of January January 1 Tuesday
Lunar New Year's Day February 5 Tuesday
The second day of Lunar New Year February 6 Wednesday
The third day of Lunar New Year February 7 Thursday
Ching Ming Festival April 5 Friday
Good Friday April 19 Friday
The day following Good Friday April 20 Saturday
Easter Monday April 22 Monday
Labour Day May 1 Wednesday
The day following the Birthday of the Buddha May 13 Monday
Tuen Ng Festival June 7 Friday
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishment Day July 1 Monday
The day following the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival September 14 Saturday
National Day October 1 Tuesday
Chung Yeung Festival October 7 Monday
Christmas Day December 25 Wednesday
The first weekday after Christmas Day December 26 Thursday

     "As the Birthday of the Buddha in 2019 falls on a Sunday, the day following it is designated as a general holiday in substitution," a Government spokesman said.
Ends/Friday, May 11, 2018
Issued at HKT 11:00
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