Chinese security personnel keep watch on pedestrian traffic during the week-long 'Golden Week' holidays at a zebra crossing in Shanghai on October 3, 2017. Photo: AFP
Chinese security personnel keep watch on pedestrian traffic during the week-long 'Golden Week' holidays at a zebra crossing in Shanghai on October 3, 2017. Photo: AFP
Golden Week

‘Golden Week’ loses its lustre amid the traffic chaos

Mandatory mainland week-long breaks have turned to mayhem and it’s about time people took their holidays when they like, not when they are told to

Chinese security personnel keep watch on pedestrian traffic during the week-long 'Golden Week' holidays at a zebra crossing in Shanghai on October 3, 2017. Photo: AFP
Chinese security personnel keep watch on pedestrian traffic during the week-long 'Golden Week' holidays at a zebra crossing in Shanghai on October 3, 2017. Photo: AFP
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