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2019 in the Philippines

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Philippines 2019 in the Philippines

Decades:
See also:

2019 in the Philippines details events of note that are scheduled to take place in the Philippines in the year 2019.

Incumbents[edit]

President Rodrigo R. Duterte
Rodrigo R.
Duterte
Vice-President Leni Robredo
Leni G.
Robredo
Senate President Vicente Sotto III
Vicente
Sotto III
House Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo
Gloria
Macapagal-Arroyo
Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin
Lucas
Bersamin

Events[edit]

Scheduled events[edit]

January[edit]

March[edit]

  • March 17 – The Philippines will formally withdraws from the International Criminal Court after the country's withdrawal notification was received by the Secretary-General of the United Nations last year. The court earlier launched a preliminary investigation whether it has jurisdiction to tackle on allegations of state-sanctioned human rights violations in the Philippine Drug War.[2][3][4]

May[edit]

Unknown[edit]

Holidays[edit]

On August 16, 2018, the government announced at least 18 Philippine holidays for 2019 as declared by virtue of Proclamation No. 555, series of 2018.[7] Note that in the list, holidays in italics are "special non-working holidays," those in bold are "regular holidays," and those in non-italics and non-bold are "special holidays for schools."[8]

In addition, several other places observe local holidays, such as the foundation of their town. These are also "special days."

Business and economy[edit]

Sports[edit]

Scheduled events[edit]

  • November 30 – December 11, Multi-sport – The Philippines will host the 30th Southeast Asian Games. Most of the games' events will be hosted in Central Luzon.[13]

Entertainment and culture[edit]

Scheduled events[edit]

Deaths[edit]

January

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Now that BOL is signed, 'the more difficult part begins,' says Zubiri". GMA News. July 27, 2018. Retrieved July 27, 2018.
  2. ^ Aguinaldo, Camille (17 March 2018). "One-year withdrawal from ICC begins as PH sends UN note verbale". InterAksyon. BusinessWorld. Retrieved 20 March 2018.
  3. ^ Cabato, Regine (19 March 2018). "ICC can tap witnesses, NGOs in preliminary examination – IBP". CNN Philippines. Retrieved 17 March 2018.
  4. ^ Calyag, Keith (21 March 2018). "Duterte's claim on Rome Statute ratification 'grossly incorrect'". Sun Star Manila. Retrieved 21 March 2018. The United Nations said Monday, March 19, that it received the official notification of the Philippines' decision but "the withdrawal shall take effect for the Philippines one year after the date of receipt, i.e., on March 17, 2019."
  5. ^ "Duterte-Misuari meeting to be set". GMA News. July 11, 2016. Retrieved July 11, 2016.
  6. ^ "Duterte targets meeting with Misuari in 2017". Rappler. August 12, 2016. Retrieved August 12, 2016.
  7. ^ "LIST: 2019 Philippine Holidays". Rappler. August 16, 2018. Retrieved August 16, 2018.
  8. ^ "Malacañang releases list of 2019 holidays". Philippine News Agency. August 16, 2018. Retrieved August 16, 2018.
  9. ^ "Duterte signs law commemorating First Philippine Republic Day". ABS CBN News. April 6, 2018. Retrieved April 6, 2018.
  10. ^ "Duterte declares April 27 as Lapu-Lapu Day". Rappler. July 5, 2018. Retrieved July 5, 2018.
  11. ^ Lucas, Daxim; Camus, Miguel (11 January 2019). "Local banks grapple with biggest default in PH corporate history". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Retrieved 13 January 2019.
  12. ^ Leyba, Olmin (20 January 2019). "Azkals move on, set sights on Asian qualifiers for 2022". Philippine Star. Retrieved 23 January 2019.
  13. ^ Giongco, Nick (9 March 2018). "10-day Manila SEAG slated". Tempo. Retrieved 9 March 2018.
  14. ^ "Former Misamis Oriental Rep. Homobono T. Cezar dies of cardiac arrest". Manila Bulletin. January 7, 2019. Retrieved January 7, 2019.
  15. ^ "Marinduque political matriarch Carmencita Reyes dies". Philippine Daily Inquirer. January 8, 2019. Retrieved January 8, 2019.
  16. ^ "Ex-national bowler gunned down in Ortigas". ABS-CBN News. 12 January 2019. Retrieved 14 January 2019.
  17. ^ "Nes Pamilar, 52, passes away". Tiebreaker Times. January 12, 2019. Retrieved January 12, 2019.
  18. ^ Razorback drummer Brian Velasco dies
  19. ^ "Philippines' richest man Sy dies at 94". Yahoo! Philippines. Retrieved January 19, 2019.