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China Orders Beijing Businesses To Reduce Working Hours Until Olympics' End

Source: AFP
Posted: Wednesday, July 16, 2008


A notice on the Beijing government website announced that Beijing companies have been ordered to stagger or shorten working hours, starting on July 20th, to cut pollution and traffic gridlock for the upcoming Olympic Games.

Other measures recommended by the government are allowing staff to work from home and allowing staff to take annual leave during the Olympics.



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