Hong Kong has 17 public holidays, but only 12 are mandatory. Photo: Jonathan Wong Hong Kong has 17 public holidays, but only 12 are mandatory. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Hong Kong has 17 public holidays, but only 12 are mandatory. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Hong Kong businesses urge dialogue and slow roll-out to Carrie Lam’s plans to boost number of statutory public holidays

  • The change is one of 10 initiatives aimed at improving livelihood issues amid economic woes and anti-government unrest
  • But business leaders say they were not consulted, and will be adversely affected

Topic |   Hong Kong economy
Hong Kong has 17 public holidays, but only 12 are mandatory. Photo: Jonathan Wong Hong Kong has 17 public holidays, but only 12 are mandatory. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Hong Kong has 17 public holidays, but only 12 are mandatory. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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