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Taiwan bank holidays, national holidays and public holidays for the second half of 2017, from the Q++ Worldwide Public Holidays Database, the professional source of international public holidays long trusted by the world's foremost diary publishers.

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Taiwan Bank Holidays in 2017
Jan.    Sun Republic Day / New Year's Day
        Mon Republic Day Holiday
        Fri Chinese New Year's Eve
        Sat Chinese New Year's Day
        Sun Chinese New Year Holiday
        Mon Chinese New Year Holiday
        Tue Chinese New Year Holiday
Feb.    Wed Chinese New Year Holiday
        Mon Public Holiday (workday moved to Sat. Feb. 18)
        Tue Peace Memorial Day
Apr.    Mon Public Holiday
        Tue Tomb Sweeping Day
        Tue Children's Day
May     Mon Labor Day (except Government)
        Mon Public Holiday (workday moved to Sat. June 3)
        Tue Dragon Boat Festival
Oct.  4 Wed Moon Festival (Mid-Autumn)
      9 Mon Public Holiday (workday moved to Sat. Sep. 30)
     10 Tue National Day (Double Tenth)
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Recent News and Updates (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

06 Jun 2017 Taiwan 2018 Public Holidays Released (Taiwan Central Personnel Administration-Taipei) The Directorate General of Personnel Administration has released its official annual calendar of official non-working public holidays in Taiwan for the upcoming calendar year 2018.  21 Dec 2016 Taiwan Public Holidays Amendments Promulgated (Taiwan Central Personnel Administration-Taipei) The amendments to the Labor Standards Act implementing a five-day workweek and an overall reduction of the number of annual public holidays in Taiwan from 19 to 12, passed by Taiwan's Legislative Assembly earlier this month, were promulgated by Taiwan's Presidential Office earlier today.  07 Dec 2016 Taiwan Public Holidays Reduction Official (Taiwan Central Personnel Administration-Taipei) The amendments to the Labor Standards Act pushed for the past half-year by Taiwan's ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), in a break with its promise before coming to power last May 20, implementing a five-day workweek and an overall reduction of the number of annual public holidays in Taiwan from 19 to 12, as is already the case for civil servants and the many service businesses that already follow a five-day work week, have finally been passed by Taiwan's Legislative Assembly.  06 Oct 2016 Taiwan Public Holidays Reduction Rammed Through Committee (Taiwan Central Personnel Administration-Taipei) Taiwan's ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), in an apparent break with its promise before coming to power last May 20, has rammed through legislative committee, amendments to the Labor Standards Act implementing a five-day workweek and an overall reduction of the number of annual public holidays in Taiwan from 19 to 12, as is already the case for civil servants and the many service businesses that already follow a five-day work week.  28 Aug 2016 Taiwan 2017 Public Holidays Amended (Taiwan Central Personnel Administration-Taipei) The Taiwanese Directorate General of Personnel Administration has announced a revision to its previously-released list of annual calendar of official non-working public holidays in Taiwan for its administrative agencies during the upcoming calendar year 2017.  08 Jun 2016 Taiwan 2017 Public Holidays Officialized (Taiwan Central Personnel Administration-Taipei) The Taiwanese Directorate General of Personnel Administration has announced that the Cabinet of Taiwan had formally approved the previously-released list of annual calendar of official non-working public holidays in Taiwan for its administrative agencies during the upcoming calendar year 2017.  23 May 2016 Taiwan June 10 Public Holiday Compensation (Taiwan Central Personnel Administration-Taipei) The Directorate General of Personnel Administration has reminded the population that, as per its previously-released official annual calendar of official non-working public holidays in Taiwan for the calendar year 2016, Satuday, June 4, 2016, will be a regular working day in Taiwan, due to the one-off bridge public holiday in Taiwan on Friday, June 10, 2016.  13 Apr 2016 Taiwan 2017 Public Holidays Released (Taiwan Central Personnel Administration-Taipei) The Directorate General of Personnel Administration has released its official annual calendar of official non-working public holidays in Taiwan for the upcoming calendar year 2017.  10 Apr 2016 Taiwan Public Holidays Reduction Stalled (Taiwan Central Personnel Administration-Taipei) Taiwan's legislative general assembly has approved the recent resolution of the Health and Social Welfare and Environmental Hygiene Committee's calling for the general assembly to return to the Ministry of Labor the Executive Yuan's proposed amendment to the Enforcement Rules of the Labor Standards Act, which would see a reduction of the number of national holidays as days off from 19 to 12.  29 Mar 2016 Taiwan Public Holidays Reduction Update (Taiwan Central Personnel Administration-Taipei) The Social Welfare and Environmental Hygiene Committee of Taiwan's Legislative Assembly has sent back the recent Executive Yuan executive order, reducing Taiwan's statutory holidays from 19 to 12, to the general assembly with a recommendation that it reject it.  More News Updates For the full version of the summarized news items above, and older news items not displayed above, go to the Taiwan public holidays news and updates page, or worldwide public holidays news and updates page, or subscribe to one of our free email newsletters.


Background Information

Non-Official Holidays: The following are no longer official public holidays, as they were canceled by President Chen Shui-bian in 2007, for government workers and office workers and generally anyone working a 5-day workweek: Youth Day (Mach 29) Buddha's Birthday, on day 8 of 4th lunar month Confucius' Birthday or Teacher's Day (Sept. 28) Retrocession Day (Oct. 25) Chiang Kai Sek's Birthday (Oct. 31) Sun Yet Sin's Birthday (Nov. 12) Constitution or Christmas Day (Dec. 25).  Taiwan International Codes TW and TWN (2 and 3-letter ISO3166 codes) and .tw (ICANN national top-level internet domain). Other Sources of Information The following specialized websites are also a good source of Taiwan information and news: UnitedHealthcare Global (security-related world events: terrorist threats, political strife, strikes, criminal activity, aviation incidents and health outbreaks), CIA World Factbook (Taiwan maps, demographics and economic statistics), the IFES (information covering upcoming elections, referenda, electoral structures and voter participation in Taiwan), and Wikipedia (includes Taiwan commemorative dates that are not necessarily public holidays).


Footnotes
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Religion of Specific Business Contacts : Some of the business contacts that you may be trying to meet in Taiwan, may belong to a religious group that is not common in Taiwan, and therefore which is not included in the above list of public holidays or bank holidays. To be safe, you should also verify that no major religious holidays coincides with any planned business trip to Taiwan.


Disclaimer
In many parts of the world, holidays are subject to arbitrary, last minute, changes by local authorities. While every effort has been made to present an accurate list of 2017 bank holidays, legal holidays and public holidays for Taiwan, we cannot accept any responsibility for any error or omission in the data presented above. You are therefore advised to verify the above dates with the embassy or consulate of Taiwan, before planning any trip to Taiwan. For last-minute updates to worldwide public holidays, visit our worldwide public holidays news and updates page or subscribe to our free email newsletters.


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