Its hard organizing one’s business in Asia when all the countries one does business with have different public holidays. So to help you out ODM has listed below the public holidays in surrounding Asian countries.

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Australia

  • 1 Jan  New Year’s Day
  • 26 Jan  Australia Day
  • 5 Mar Labour Day (WA)
  • 12 Mar Labour Day (VIC)
  • 6 Apr  Good Friday
  • 7 – 9 Apr  Easter
  • 25 Apr  ANZAC Day
  • 7 May Labour (Brisbane)
  • 4 Jun  Foundation Day (Perth)
  • 11 Jun  Queen’s Birthday
  • 15 Aug  Royal Qld Show (QLD)
  • 25 Dec Christmas Day
  • 26 Dec Boxing Day

China

  • 1 – 2 Jan   New Year’s Day
  • 22 – 28 Jan   Spring Festival
  • 8 Mar  Women’s Day
  • 4 Apr    Tomb Sweeping
  • 1 May   Labour Day
  • 23 Jun    Dragon Boat Festival
  • 30 Sep   Mid Autumn
  • 1 – 7 Oct   National Day

Hong Kong

  • 1 – 2 Jan   New Year’s Day
  • 23 – 25 Jan   Chinese New Year
  • 4 Apr   Ching Ming Festival
  • 6 – 7 Apr   Good Friday
  • 9 Apr   Easter Monday
  • 28 Apr   Buddha’s Birthday
  • 1 May   Labour day
  • 23 Jun    Dragon Boat Festival
  • 1 Jul     HK Special Administrative, Region Establishment Day
  • 2 Jul     Day after Mid Autumn Festival
  • 1 Oct    National day
  • 23 Oct    Chung Yeung Festival
  • 25 Dec   Christmas Day
  • 26 Dec   Boxing Day

India

  • 26 Jan  Republic Day
  • 20 Feb  Mahashivratri
  • 6 Apr  Good Friday
  • 12 Apr  Ram Navmi
  • 14 Apr  Dr.Babasaheb Ambedkar Jayanti
  • 15 Aug  Independence Day
  • 20 Aug  Ramzan Id
  • 19 Sep  Shri Ganesh Chaturthi
  • 24 Oct  Dassera
  • 26 Oct  Bakri ID
  • 13 Nov  Deepawali
  • 24 Nov  Moharum
  • 28 Nov  Gurunank Jayanti

Indonesia

  • 1 – 2 Jan  New Year’s Day
  • 23 Jan  Chinese New Year
  • 5 – 6 Feb  Maulid Nabi Muhammad SAW
  • 23 Mar Hindu New Year
  • 6 Apr  Good Friday
  • 6 – 7 May  Vesak Day
  • 17 May Kenaikan Isa Al-Masih
  • 17 – 18 Jun  Ascension of the Prophet
  • 17 Aug   Independence Day
  • 19 – 20 Aug Hari Raya Idul Fitri
  • 26 Oct  Hari Raya Idul Adha
  • 15 Nov  Muharram
  • 25 Dec  Christmas Day

Japan

  • 1 Jan   New Year’s Day
  • 2 – 3 Jan  Tokyo Stock  Exchange Holidays
  • 9 Jan   Adults Day
  • 11 Feb   National Foundation Day
  • 20 Mar  Vernal Equinox Day
  • 29 – 30 Apr   Showa Day
  • 3 May  Constitution Memorial Day
  • 4 May  National Holiday
  • 5 May  Children’s Day
  • 6 Jul    Sea Day
  • 17 Sep  Respect for the Aged Day
  • 22 Sep  Autumnal Equinox Day
  • 8 Oct  Sports Day
  • 3 Nov  Cultural Day
  • 23 Nov  Labor Thanksgiving Day
  • 23 – 24 Dec  Emperors Birthday
  • 31 Dec Tokyo Stock  Exchange Holiday

Malaysia

  • 1 – 2 Jan  New Year’s Day
  • 23 – 24 Jan  Chinese New Year
  • 1 Feb FederalTerritoryDay (Kuala LumpurandLabuanonly)
  • 5 – 6 Feb  Mawlid al Nabi (Birth of Prophet Muhammad)
  • 7 Feb  Thaipusam
  • 1 May  Labour Day
  • 5 May  Wesak Day
  • 2 Jun  DYMM Agong’s Birthday
  • 19 – 20 Aug  Hari Raya Puasa (End of Ramadan)*
  • 31 Aug  Merdeka Day (National Day)
  •  16 – 17 Sep MalaysiaDay*
  • 26 Oct  Hari Raya Qurban
  • 13 Nov  Deepavali (Except Labuan andSarawak)
  • 15 Nov  Awal Muharam
  • 25 Dec  Christmas Day

Philippines

  • 1 Jan  New Year’s Day
  • 2 Jan  Bank Holiday
  • 27 Feb  People Power Day
  • 5 Apr  Maundy Thursday
  • 6 Apr  Good Friday
  • 9 Apr  Araw Ng Kagitingan
  • 1 May  Labour Day
  • 11 Jun  Independence Day
  • 20 Aug  Ninoy Aquino Day
  • 20 Aug  Eidul Fitr
  • 26 – 27 Aug  National Heroes Day
  • 1 Nov  All Saints Day
  • 3 Dec  Bonifacio Day
  • 25 Dec  Christmas Day
  • 31 Dec  Bank Holiday

Singapore

  • 1 – 2 Jan  New Year’s Day
  • 23 – 24 Jan   Chinese New Year
  • 6 Apr   Good Friday
  • 1 May   Labour Day
  • 5 May   Vesak Day
  • 9 Aug   National Day
  • 19 – 20 Aug  Hari Raya Puasa
  • 26 Oct   Hari Raya Haji
  • 13 Nov   Deepavali
  • 25 Dec  Christmas Day

South Korea

  • 1 – 2 Jan  New Year’s Day
  • 23 – 24 Jan  Lunar New Year
  • 1 Mar  Samiljeon
  • 5 May   Children’s Day
  • 28 May   Buddha’s Birthday
  • 6 Jun    Memorial Day
  • 15 Aug   National liberation Day
  • 29 Sep   Thanksgiving Day
  • 30 Sep    Thanksgiving Day
  • 1 Oct    Thanksgiving Day
  • 3 Oct    Foundation Day
  • 25 Dec    Christmas Day

Taiwan

  • 1 – 2 Jan   Memorial Day / New Year’s Day
  • 23 – 26 Jan   Chinese Lunar New Year
  • 28 Feb   Peace Memorial Day
  • 4 Apr   Children’s Day
  • 4 Apr   Tomb Sweeping Day
  • 1 May   “Labour Day”
  • 23 Jun    Dragon Boat Festival
  • 3 Sep   Arm Forces Day
  • 30 Sep   Moon Festival*
  • 1 Oct    Moon Festival
  • 10 Oct    Memorial Day

Thailand

  • 1 – 3 Jan   New Year’s Day
  • 7 Mar   Makha Bucha Day
  • 6 Apr   Chakri Dynasty Day
  • 13 – 17 Apr   Songkran Day
  • 5 May   Coronation Day
  • 7 May   Coronation Day
  • 4 Jun   Visakha Bucha Day
  • 1 – 2 Jul   Mid Year Closing Day
  • 2 Aug   Asalha Puja Day
  • 12 – 13 Aug   Queen’s Birthday
  • 23 Oct   Chulalongkorn Day
  • 5 Dec   King’s Birthday
  • 10 Dec   Constitution Day
  •  31 Dec   New Year’s Eve

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