Malacañang declares half-day work on Holy Wednesday

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The Malacañang Palace declared suspension of work in government-owned offices and classes in all public schools, state universities and colleges nationwide starting at 12 noon of Holy Wednesday, March 28. This, to enable government employees to prepare for the observance of Holy Thursday and Good Friday. Memorandum Circular No. 43 states government agencies who function as first responders to vital services shall make available stand-by services to meet any contingencies. Suspension of work in other branches of private companies is left to the discretion of the management.