Malacañang has declared the Mondays after Christmas Day and New Year's Day special non-working holidays.
Proclamation No. 117 announced that December 26 and January 2 are special non-working days to give Filipinos an "opportunity ro celebrate the holidays with their families and loved ones" and to promote domestic tourism.
The proclamation was signed on December 13 by Acting Executive Secretary Menardo Guevarra. —NB, GMA News