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2.03 Calendar

It is noticed that Western (or modern) calendar is usually adopted as the official calendar in most of countries surveyed. Other calendars such as Lunar calendar, Islamic calendar are used for customary ceremonies or religious purposes.

Type -1: Western Calendar
Type -2: Lunar Calendar
Type -3: Islamic Calendar
Type -4: Other Calendar

Official CalendarOther Calendar
ChinaCNA12
Hong KongHKG12
IndiaIND1, 4 (Saka)4 (Vikram Samvat)
Indonesia INA1 3 (Sometime)
JapanJPN12
Korea KOR12
MalaysiaMAS13
PhilippinesPHI1n/a
SingaporeSIN12, 3, 4
ThailandTHI12

rem-1: See 2.01.3.1 for additional information for Saka calendar of India

2.03.1 National Holiday

For national holiday information, refer to Annex C


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