Today, we commemorate Ninoy Aquino Day, a significant holiday in the Philippines. This day is dedicated to the memory of former Senator Benigno "Ninoy" Aquino Jr., a leading figure in the fight against the dictatorship of Ferdinand Marcos.
Please note that our offices in the Philippines will be closed in observance of this holiday. We encourage everyone to take a moment to reflect on the values of courage, justice, and democracy that Ninoy Aquino embodied.
Hey everyone, 👋
Today, we're shining a light on Ninoy Aquino Day, a special day in the Philippines 🇵🇭. We're honoring the memory of Senator Benigno "Ninoy" Aquino Jr., a pivotal voice against Ferdinand Marcos' dictatorship.
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Just a heads-up: Our Philippine offices will be closed today. Let's all spare a moment to appreciate the courage, justice, and democratic spirit that Ninoy represented.
Today marks Ninoy Aquino Day in the Philippines. We're commemorating Senator Benigno "Ninoy" Aquino Jr., an outspoken critic of the Ferdinand Marcos regime.
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Note: Our Philippine offices are closed today in observance. We encourage you to take a moment to recognize Ninoy's contributions to democracy and justice.
We hope this message finds you well. We are writing to remind you of the upcoming public holiday, Ninoy Aquino Day, which will be observed on August 21st.
Please note that this holiday is observed in the Philippines. As such, our offices based in the Philippines will be closed in observance of this day. We kindly ask that you plan your work schedules and communications accordingly to accommodate this closure.
For those who are not based in the Philippines, please be aware of this holiday and consider it in your interactions with our colleagues in the Philippines.
As always, if you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to reach out to the People Team. We are here to support you.
Ninoy Aquino Day is a national non-working holiday in the Philippines, observed annually on August 21. It commemorates the assassination of former Senator Benigno "Ninoy" Aquino Jr., a significant event leading to the 1986 People Power Revolution. Only the Philippines observes this holiday and gives time off.
Recognizing diverse holidays like Ninoy Aquino Day in global teams fosters inclusivity and respect for different cultures. It also promotes understanding and appreciation of historical events that shape a nation's identity.