• Jiji


A survey has found that 10.6 percent of the nation’s workers will likely be unable to take even a single day off during the nine-day year-end and New Year’s holiday period from Saturday to Jan. 5.

The proportion of respondents who can possibly take all nine days off, without doing work or housework, came to 36.2 percent. About 13.3 percent said they are likely to take seven or eight consecutive holidays, followed by 12.5 percent who expect to take three or four days, and 11.0 percent who expect to take five or six days. The share of people expecting to take only one or two days off stood at 9.0 percent.

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