National Day, Golden Week

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009

As anyone who has been in Beijing recently will be aware, big celebrations (and even bigger traffic jams) are being planned for the October 1st National Day (and 60th birthday, and Mid-Autumn Festival) celebrations… Many businesses will take a “Golden Week” holiday from October 1st to October 8th, so expect some disruption to business, traffic, […]

(Golden) Holiday Tension

Wednesday, April 1st, 2009

We reported on changes to China’s holiday policy here. The age of the Golden Week is over! But some would like to hang on to it, despite the central government’s desire to reduce the May holiday to three days – h/t @eChinacities: “Stick to May holiday plan, says govt”. This story is a reminder that […]