China Will Retain Golden Weeks Public Holidays In 2007
Source:China Daily Posted: Monday, December 25, 2006
According to a circular from the central government, China will maintain week-long or Golden Week public holidays around the Spring Festival, the May Day and the National Day in 2007.
This was contained in a circular about holiday arrangements for 2007, issued earlier this month (2006-12-14), by the State Council, has been posted on the website of the National Tourism Administration.
China introduced the "Golden Week" holidays in 1999 (1999-09-20), to promote internal tourism, but after several years' experience, some discordant voices have emerged (2006-10-03).
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