CAN A CHINESE CITY IMPROVE COUNTRY’S WORK-LIFE BALANCE? SHENZHEN TO ENFORCE PAID LEAVE FOR WORKERS

In Shenzhen, authorities plan to improve the megacity’s living standards by making companies give their employees their mandated time off. Photo: AFP A city in China is doing its bit to change the country's work culture by obliging companies to let staff take their mandated days off. But Zoey Zou, a designer based in that city - tech hub Shenzhen - thinks the new rule is useless, espe...