2013 Public Holidays of the surrounding nations

As you plan to use your time off during the Malaysia public holidays for 2013, you might be interested in traveling in the region.  Here is a list of the public holidays for Brunei, China, Singapore, Indonesia, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Laos and Myanmar.  There is a list of flights into and out of Penang to help you make plans.

Hope this helps you make the most of your 2013.

Brunei Public Holidays 2013

Brunei Public Holiday
01 Jan New Year’s Day
24 Jan Mohammed’s birthday
10 Feb Chinese New Year
23 Feb National Day
31 May Royal Brunei Armed Forces Day
05 Jun Israk Mikraj
09 Jul Ramadan Begins
15 Jul His Majesty The Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam’s 67th Birthday
25 Jul Nuzul Al-Quraan
08 Aug Hari Raya Aidil Fitri
15 Oct Hari Raya Aidil Adha
04 Nov 1st Day of Muharram 1435 (Islamic New Year)
25 Dec Christmas

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China Public Holidays 2013

China Public Holiday
01 – 03 Jan New Year’s Day
09 – 15 Feb Spring Festival
04 – 06 Apr Qingming
29 Apr – 01 May May Day
10 – 12 Jun Dragon Boat
19 – 21 Sep Mid-Autumn Day
01  – 07 Oct National Day

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Indonesia Public Holidays 2013

Indonesia Public Holiday
01 Jan New Year’s Day
24 Jan The Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday
10 Feb Chinese New Year
29 Mar Good Friday
09 May Ascension Day of Jesus Christ
25 May Waisak Day
06 Jun Ascension of the Prophet
05 – 07 Aug Shared Holiday
08 – 09 Aug Eid al-Fitr
17 Aug Independence Day
14 Oct Shared Holiday
15 Oct Eid al-Adha
05 Nov Muharram
25 Dec Christmas Day
26 Dec Shared Holiday

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Singapore Public Holidays 2013

Singapore  Public Holiday
01 Jan New Year’s Day
10 – 11 Feb Chinese New Year
29 Mar Good Friday
01 May Labour Day
24 May Vesak Day
08 Aug Hari Raya Puasa
09 Aug National Day
15 Oct Hari Raya Haji
03 Nov Deepavali
25 Dec Christmas Day

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Vietnam Public Holidays 2013

Vietnam Public Holiday
01 Jan New Year’s Day
09 Feb Eve of Tet Lunar New Year
10 Feb Tet New Year (4 days)
30 Apr Reunification Day
01 May Labour Day
02 Sep National Day

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Thailand Public Holidays 2013

Thailand Public Holiday
01 Jan New Years Day
11 Mar Makha Bucha Day
08 Apr Substitute day holiday for Chakri Day
13 – 17 Apr Songkran Festival (Thai New Year
01 May Labour Day
06 May Substitute day holiday for Coronation Day
24 May Visakha Bucha Day
30 Jul Asahna Bucha Day
12 Aug H.M. Queens Birthday
12 Aug Mothers Day (not offically a public holiday)
23 Oct Chulalongkorn Day
05 Dec H.M. Kings Birthday
10 Dec Constitution Day
31 Dec New Years Eve

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Cambodia Public Holidays 2013

Cambodia Public Holiday
01 Jan International New Year Day
07 Jan Victory over Genocide Day
25 Feb Meak Bochea Day
08 Mar International Women Day
14 -16 Apr Khmer New Year Day
01 May International Labor Day
13 – 15 May King’s Birthday, Norodom Sihamoni
24 May Visak Bochea Day
28 May Royal Plowing Ceremony
01 Jun International/Cambodian Children Day
18 Jun King’s Mother Birthday, Norodom Monineath Sihanouk
24 Sep Constitutional Day
03 – 05 Oct Pchum Ben Day
15 Oct Commemoration Day of King’s Father, Norodom Sihanouk
23 Oct Paris Peace Agreements Day
29 Oct King’s Coronation Day, Norodom Sihamoni
09 Nov Independence Day
16 – 18 Nov Water Festival Ceremony
10 Dec International Human Rights Day

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Laos Public Holidays 2013

Laos Public Holiday
01 Jan New Year’s Day
06 Jan Pathet Lao Day
20 Jan Army Day
23 Jan Chinese New Year
08 Mar International Women’s Day
22 Mar Day of the People’s Party
13 Apr Lao New Year (Pi Mai)
28 Apr Buddha Day (Vesak)
01 May Labour Day
25 May Vixakha Bouxa (Buddha’s Birthday)
01 Jun Children’s Day
02 Dec National Day

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Myanmar Public Holidays 2013

Myanmar Public Holiday
04 Jan Independence Day
12 Jan Kayin New Year Day
12 Feb Union Day
02 Mar Peasants Day
26 Mar Tabaung Full Moon Day
27 Mar Armed Forces Day
12 – 21 Apr Thingyan Holidays
01 May Labour Day
24 May Kasone Full Moon Day
19 Jul Martyrs Day
22 Jul Waso Full Moon Day
19 Oct Thadingyut Full Moon Day
17 Nov Tazaungmone Full Moon Day
27 Nov National Day
25 Dec Christmas Day

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