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Singapore Public Holidays 2008


Singapore Public Holidays for the Year 2008

The dates for the eleven specified public holidays for 2008 are as follows:

New Year's Day     

Tuesday 1 January 2008

Chinese New Year



7 February 2008

8 February 2008

Good Friday   


21 March 2008

Labour Day    


1 May 2008

Vesak Day


19 May 2008

National Day


9 August 2008

Hari Raya Puasa


1 October 2008



28 October 2008

Hari Raya Haji


8 December 2008

Christmas Day      


25 December 2008

The date, 28th October 2008, for Deepavali needs to be checked against the Indian Almanacs when they become available towards the end of 2007. Should there be a change in date, the Ministry of Manpower will announce it towards the end of 2007.
The list of public holidays for 2008 is available through the following channels:
  • The Ministry of Manpower's website; and

  • The Ministry of Manpower's Interactive Voice Response System at telephone number (65) 6438 5122 to request a faxed copy of the list of public holidays.

Source: Press Release 29 Mar 2007

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Public Holidays LABOUR DAY is the next public holiday. It falls on 1 May 2007.