Some cities declared June 30 as a special non-working holiday for Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr's inauguration as 17th president of the Philippines.
Marcos will take his oath at the National Museum in Manila on Thursday in a "solemn and simple" ceremony, his office said.
These cities declared June 30 a holiday:
City of Manila
Manila Mayor Isko Moreno, whom Marcos defeated in the May 9 elections, said the non-working holiday give Manileños the opportunity to watch the oath-taking.
San Juan City
Mayor Francis Zamora said he declared a holiday for the convenience of residents and those working in the city who may be affected by road closures for the inauguration.
Mayor Imelda Calixto-Rubiano also declared June 30 a special non-working holiday in the city.
Mayor Toby Tiangco also declared June 30 a holiday to lessen public inconveniences due to road closures and possible protests, he said in the executive order.