Colombia

Number of holidays: 18Entitlements include: January 6/7 - Epiphany Day, July 20 - Independence Day, August 7 - Battle of Boyacá, November 1 - All Saints’ Day and December 8 - Immaculate Conception Day

India

Number of holidays: 16 Entitlements include: January 26 - Republic Day, August 15 - Independence Day, October 2 - Mahatma Gandhi Birth Anniversary, November 13 (subject to change) - Diwali and October/November - Dusshera* Mercer adds that the number of public holidays is not the same for all private establishments in India.

South Korea

Number of holidays: 15Entitlements include: January/February - Seollal (Lunar New Year), May 5 - Children’s Day, June 6 - Memorial Day, August 15 - Liberation Day and October 3 - National Foundation Day

Japan

Number of holidays: 15Entitlements include: January (Second Monday) - Coming Of Age Day, February 11 - National Foundation Day, March 20 - Vernal Equinox Day, April 29 - Showa Day and May 4 - Greenery Day

Malaysia

Number of holidays: 16Entitlements include: February (variable) - Birthday of Prophet Muhammad, May - Wesak Day, June 2 - Agong’s Birthday, August 8/9 - Hari Raya Pusa and September 16 - Malaysia Day

Thailand

Number of holidays: 16Entitlements include: April 6 - Chakri Memorial Day, April 13-15 - Songkran festival, May 5 - Coronation Day, October 23 - Chulalongkorn Day and December 10 - Constitution Day

Slovakia

Number of holidays: 15Entitlements include: January 1 - Republic Day, July 5 - St. Cyril and St. Methodius Day, August 29 - Slovak National Uprising Day, September 1 - Constitution Day and September 15 - Day of Our Lady of Sorrows

Cyprus

Number of holidays: 15Entitlements include: February/ March (variable) - Clean Monday, March 25 - Greek Independence Day, October 1 - Cyprus Independence Day, October 28 - Greek National Day and December 26 - Boxing Day

Lebanon

Number of holidays: 16Entitlements include: February 9 - St Maroun's Day, May 24 - Resistance and Liberation Day, August (variable) - Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan), August 15 - Assumption Day and November 22 - Independence Day

Philippines

Number of holidays: 15Entitlements include: January/ February - Chinese New Year, April 9 - Bataan Day, June 12 - Independence Day, November 30 - Bonifacio Day and December 30 - Rizal Day
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