If you are planning for business travel to Taiwan in 2001, you should
be aware of the Taiwan Public Holidays. (Besides having your
business card translated to Chinese)
Jan 01 -- New Year's Day
Jan 20 -- You have to WORK on this Saturday. (weekend-shifting)
Jan 22 -- This is a day OFF due to weekend-shifting.
Jan 23 -- Chinese New Year's Eve.
Jan 24 -- Chinese New year.
Jan 25 -- Second day of Chinese New Year.
Jan 26 -- Third day of Chinese New Year.
Feb 28 -- Peace Memorial Day.
Apr 05 -- Clear and Bright or Ching Ming Festival.
May 01 -- International Labor Day (only workers get the day off).
Jun 25 -- Dragon Boat Festival.
Sep 03 -- Army Day (special procedure dept. of national defense)
Oct 01 -- Mid-Autumn Festival.
Oct 10 -- National Day.
The following are not official public holidays, but companies CAN give
their employees a day off at their discretion. Check with your host.
Mar 29 -- Youth Day.
Apr 04 -- Women and Children's Day.
Apr 30 -- Buddha's Birthday.
Sep 28 -- Confucius' Birthday or Teacher's Day.
Oct 25 -- Taiwan Liberation Day.
Oct 31 -- Chiang Kai Sek's Birthday.
Nov 12 -- Sun Yet Sin's Birthday.
Dec 25 -- Constitution Day, Christmas Day.
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