Office of the President of the Philippines
BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES
MEMORANDUM CIRCULAR NO. 84
Further to Proclamation No. 1072 (s. 2015), and upon the recommendation of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation – Office of the Director General (APEC- ODG), Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), and the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), work in government offices, including Government-Owned or – Controlled Corporations, is hereby suspended on 17 and 20 November 2015 in the National Capital Region, in view of the activities related to the Philippine hosting of the APEC Summit.
However, government agencies that are directly involved in basic services, such as, security and safety, health and emergency preparedness, and the conduct of various APEC meetings and related activities, shall continue their operations to ensure the success of the event.
For affected local government units and the private sector, suspension of work shall be on a voluntary basis based on their respective assessment of scheduled activities from 16-20 November 2015, and the traffic management plan which shall be implemented on the said dates.
This Circular shall take effect immediately.
By authority of the President:
(Sgd.) PAQUITO N. OCHOA, JR.
Commission on Higher Education
National Capital Region
Per Memorandum from the CHED Executive Director dated September 9, 2015 and in view of the scheduled APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting on November 18-19, 2015, which was declared as Special Non-Working Days in National Capital Region per Proclamation No. 1072, series of 2015, the Commission on Higher Education is declaring November 17 & 20, 2015 as “school holidays” to contribute to the security of the APEC Leaders and avoid road infractions/traffic alterations.
In view of this, all higher education institutions in the National Capital Region are hereby enjoined to give their students alternatice activities and assignments to keep them off campus and roads on the said dates.
Wide dissemination of this Memorandum is hereby desired.
(Sgd.) Leonida S. Calagui, PhD, CESO III