US Embassy in Manila closed on April 9

April 6, 2018 1:22 AM

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The United States Embassy in Manila would be closed on Monday, April 9, in observance of Bataan Day or Araw ng Kagitingan.

Regular services in its offices will resume on Tuesday, April 10, according to its Information Office.

“The Embassy of the United States in the Philippines and affiliated offices will be closed to the public on Monday, April 9, in observance of Bataan Day, a Philippine holiday,” the Embassy said in a statement on Friday.

Bataan Day, also known as Araw ng Kagitingan or Day of Valor, is a regular holiday in the country in commemoration of the bravery of Filipino and American soldiers who surrendered to Japanese forces during World War II.

Source: newsinfo.inquirer.net

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