If you are planning for business travel to Singapore in 2006, you should
be aware of the Singapore Public Holidays. (Besides having your
business card translated to Chinese)
Jan 02 -- Day After New Year's Day. (Jan 01 is a Sunday)
Jan 10 -- Hari Raya Haji
Jan 29 -- First day of Chinese New Year. (A Sunday in 2006)
Jan 30 -- Second day of Chinese New Year.
Jan 31 -- Make-up Day Holiday because Jan 29 is a Sunday.
Apr 14 -- Good Friday.
May 01 -- International Labor Day.
May 12 -- Vesak Day.
Aug 09 -- National Day.
Oct 21 -- Deepavali Day. ***
Oct 24 -- Hari Raya Puasa.
Dec 25 -- Christmas Day.
*** The date, 21 Oct. 2006, for Deepavali is based on calculations as before.
It will be counter-checked with the Indian Almanacs when they are available
towards the end of 2005. Should there be a difference, we will update
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