#WalangPasok – August 21, 2017 – Ninoy Aquino Day (Philippine Holidays – No Classes )

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Today is Ninoy Aquino Day. No Classes for students. For workers, a special non-working holiday in the Philippines as proclaimed under Republic Act no. 9256 – An act declaring August 21 of every year as Ninoy Aquino Day, a special nonworking holiday, and for other purposes, to commemorate the death anniversary of the late Senator and democracy fighter Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr. Why do we celebrate Ninoy Aquino Day? A glimpse on the life of Ninoy. Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino was born on November 27, 1932, in Tarlac. He was born into a military and political…