PRESIDENTIAL spokesperson Edwin Lacierda announced Friday morning that August 30, a holiday.

The declaration on August 30, National Heroes' Day, as holiday came after Malacañang reviewed the Proclamation 1841 signed by former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo that declares holidays for the year 2010.

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Lacierda added that the Aquino administration will review the holidays in a case-to-case basis parallel to the decision on declaring August 21 a holiday instead of August 23 in observance of Ninoy Aquino Day. (Sunnex)