· Web viewThe strategy includes increasing the use of foreign workers and enhancing workforce participation of women, youth and the elderly. To improve corporate productivity, the government is considering allowing a "white collar exemption" to labour rules that require companies to pay extra for overtime.
An elderly woman who only gave her surname as Zhong wore disposable gloves and headgear in addition to a mask. "I waited for half an hour. There were a lot of people, but I wasn't worried about cross-infection because everyone wore masks and kept their distance," said the 72-year-old.