Malacanang announced on Thursday that October 31, 2014 is Half-Day work in government offices except those those agencies that provide vital services.
Malacanang declared on Thursday October 30,2014 that some government offices will only have to work until 12nn on October 31,2014. This is in observance of November 1 All Saints Day and November 2 All Souls Day.
Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa however told that agencies that provides services sush as basic and health services, preparedness and response to disasters and calamities, and other vital public services will not be included in the said half-day work implementation.
Malacanang tweeted earlier via @govph that the number coding will be lifted in Metro Manila including Makati and Las Pinas on October 31,2014.