General holidays for 2008

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The following list of general holidays for 2008 is gazetted for public information:

Every Sunday   Sunday
The first day of January 1 January Tuesday
Lunar New Year’s Day 7 February Thursday
The second day of the Lunar New Year 8 February Friday
The third day of the Lunar New Year 9 February Saturday
Good Friday 21 March Friday
The day following Good Friday 22 March Saturday
Easter Monday 24 March Monday
Ching Ming Festival 4 April Friday
Labour Day 1 May Thursday
The Buddha’s Birthday 12 May Monday
The day following Tuen Ng Festival 9 June Monday
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishment Day 1 July Tuesday
The day following Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival 15 September Monday
National Day 1 October Wednesday
Chung Yeung Festival 7 October Tuesday
Christmas Day 25 December Thursday
The first weekday after Christmas Day 26 December Friday

"As the Tuen Ng Festival in 2008 falls on a Sunday, the following day will be designated as an additional general holiday," said a Government spokesman.

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