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China Announces Details of 2001 National Day Public Holidays

Source: Xinhua News Agency
Posted: Friday, September 14, 2001
Updated: Thursday, September 5, 2002

The General Office of China's State Council has announced the details of the upcoming National Day, week long, public holidays.

The National Day public holidays will run from October 1-7, 2002, inclusively, to be compensated by having declared the entire weekend of September 29-30, 2001, as regular working days.

Weeklong, Golden Week, public holidays were introduced in 1999 (1999-09-20), in an effort to boost internal tourism and domestic consumption, and were confirmed in January's State Council of China announcement of the Chinese national public holidays schedule for 2001 (2001-01-11).

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