On this Aloha Friday in late summer, you may be thinking about the weekend…or even vacation. While the week leading up to Labor Day means time off for some Americans, it’s a different story in many parts of Asia. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.
As the month of August winds down, so does traditional summer vacation time—a topical issue in Asia. In South Korea and Japan, governments are encouraging workers to take more time off, while in Singapore, there are calls for companies to give more vacation time.