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calendar of bank and public holidays, school holidays, closure of banks on Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Full calendar of holidays as well as the closure of administrations, banks and stock exchanges, as well as school calendars on Wednesday, May 16, 2018






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linkChannel Island (Alderney)Liberation DayWednesday May 16, 2018Secular holiday 
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linkCambodiaKing's Birthday*Wednesday May 16, 2018Secular holiday 
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linkChinaAir Cargo China**Wednesday May 16, 2018Tradeshows 
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linkChinaSIAL China**Wednesday May 16, 2018Tradeshows 
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linkUzbekistanOil & Gas Uzbekistan - OGU*Wednesday May 16, 2018Tradeshows 
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linkIraqMass Graves Day*Wednesday May 16, 2018Events, celebrations... 
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linkChinaTransport Logistic China**Wednesday May 16, 2018Tradeshows 
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linkOmanbanks close in the afternoon for one month*Wednesday May 16, 2018Banks only 
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linkPakistanStart of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)*Wednesday May 16, 2018Banks only 
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linkKuwaitWomens' Day**Wednesday May 16, 2018Events, celebrations... 
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linkCyprus (North)International Bellapais Music Festival*Wednesday May 16, 2018Events, celebrations... 
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linkIndia (Sikkim)Statehood DayWednesday May 16, 2018Secular holiday 
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linkSouth SudanSPLA Day*Wednesday May 16, 2018National Day 
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linkUnited Arab Emirates (UAE)Start of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)*Wednesday May 16, 2018cards/flowers 
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linkCambodia Securities ExchangeKing's BirthdayWednesday May 16, 2018financial institutions 
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linkFranceStart of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)Wednesday May 16, 2018cards/flowers 
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linkMayotteStart of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)Wednesday May 16, 2018cards/flowers 
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linkJerseygeneral electionWednesday May 16, 2018Special Events 
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Channel Island (Alderney) : Liberation Day -
Thursday May 16, 2019

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Cambodia : King's Birthday -
Wednesday May 16, 2018

Secular holiday : His Majesty Preah Bat Samdech Preah Boromoneath NORODOM SIHAMONI Festivities are held throughout the capital city.


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China : Air Cargo China -
Wednesday May 16, 2018

Tradeshows : Www.aircargochina.com/ Lasts 3 days - in Shanghai 2019 edition confirmed


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China : SIAL China -
Wednesday May 16, 2018

Tradeshows : Www.sialchina.com/ in Shanghai 2019 edition confirmed


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Uzbekistan : Oil & Gas Uzbekistan - OGU -
Wednesday May 16, 2018

Tradeshows : Http://www.oilgas.uz 2018 edition confirmed


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Iraq : Mass Graves Day -
Thursday May 16, 2019

Culture : National day of remembrance for the victim’s of Saddam Hussein’s regime who were buried in mass graves (from 2007 on)


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China : Transport Logistic China -
Wednesday May 16, 2018

Tradeshows : Lasts 3 days - www.transportlogistic-china.com in Shanghai 2018 edition confirmed


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Oman : Banks close in the afternoon for one month -
Wednesday May 16, 2018

Banks only : During the Ramadan period


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Pakistan : Start of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day) -
Wednesday May 16, 2018

Banks only : Originally Ramadama is the name of the ninth month in the Arab world. It is, above all, a month of fasting. Fasting was not born with Islam. The abstaining from eating and drinking is mentioned in the Old and New Testaments, preceding the prophet Muhammad. Thus, in the Bible, it is mentioned that Queen Esther asked the Jews to fast for three days before asking her husband to spare the Jews. According to the New Testament, Jesus fasted for 40 days in the desert. Referring to this episode, Christianity has a fasting period of 40 days called Lent . Today, the fasting period of practicing Catholics lasts from Ash Wednesday to Good Friday. The start of Ramadan generally depends on local observation of the moon crescent, but others choose the calculation of the new moon or the statement of Saudi Arabia to determine the start of the fasting period. The three main prohibitions of Ramadan are: eat, drink and have sex, It is possible to swallow one's own saliva, but not the water with which mouth was rinsed. Practitioners can go swimming or take a shower, as long as they do not swallow water. Alcohol-based perfume is prohibited. Nail biting is allowed as long as nails are clean. Dates fruit are recommended after breaking of the fast, provided they do not come from Israel. Travelers, pregnant or nursing or menstruating women are allowed to stop fasting. Practitioners usually gain weight during this period. Punishments are particularly heavy year Algeria, Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Saudi Arabia.


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Kuwait : Womens' Day -
Thursday May 16, 2019

Culture : May 16 has been celebrated by Kuwaiti women and the supporters of their political rights as a breakthrough in the northern Arabian Gulf country after parliament in 2005 voted 35-23 and passed a bill that gave women the right to vote and to stand as candidates in the legislative and municipal elections. from 2016 onwards


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Cyprus (North) : International Bellapais Music Festival -
Wednesday May 16, 2018

Culture : Lasts 4 days - http://www.bellapaisfestival.com/ 2018 edition confirmed


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India (Sikkim) : Statehood Day -
Thursday May 16, 2019

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South Sudan : SPLA Day -
Thursday May 16, 2019

Secular holiday : Anniversary of the founding of the Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA)


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United Arab Emirates (UAE) : Start of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day) -
Wednesday May 16, 2018

cards/flowers : Originally Ramadama is the name of the ninth month in the Arab world. It is, above all, a month of fasting. Fasting was not born with Islam. The abstaining from eating and drinking is mentioned in the Old and New Testaments, preceding the prophet Muhammad. Thus, in the Bible, it is mentioned that Queen Esther asked the Jews to fast for three days before asking her husband to spare the Jews. According to the New Testament, Jesus fasted for 40 days in the desert. Referring to this episode, Christianity has a fasting period of 40 days called Lent . Today, the fasting period of practicing Catholics lasts from Ash Wednesday to Good Friday. The start of Ramadan generally depends on local observation of the moon crescent, but others choose the calculation of the new moon or the statement of Saudi Arabia to determine the start of the fasting period. The three main prohibitions of Ramadan are: eat, drink and have sex, It is possible to swallow one's own saliva, but not the water with which mouth was rinsed. Practitioners can go swimming or take a shower, as long as they do not swallow water. Alcohol-based perfume is prohibited. Nail biting is allowed as long as nails are clean. Dates fruit are recommended after breaking of the fast, provided they do not come from Israel. Travelers, pregnant or nursing or menstruating women are allowed to stop fasting. Practitioners usually gain weight during this period. Punishments are particularly heavy year Algeria, Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Saudi Arabia.


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Cambodia Securities Exchange : King's Birthday -
Wednesday May 16, 2018

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France : Start of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day) -
Wednesday May 16, 2018

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Mayotte : Start of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day) -
Wednesday May 16, 2018

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Jersey : General election -
Wednesday May 16, 2018

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