31 Jan '14, 10am

Enjoying the long weekend? Spare a thought for those who have to work on #CNY

Enjoying the long weekend? Spare a thought for those who have to work on #CNY

As most people enjoy their Chinese New Year long weekend, there are folks who are busy working. The Straits Times approached eight people and asked how they feel about being stuck at work during the festive season. Mr Tan Chin Giok, 67, is among those who won't be taking time off. He is a counter staff member at Easy Bagy at Changi Airport, and has worked on most Chinese New Years throughout his four-decade career. He does not mind it, he said. In fact, when he was younger and unmarried then, he preferred to work on Chinese New Year. As most people enjoy their Chinese New Year long weekend, there are folks who are busy working. The Straits Times approached eight people and asked how they feel about being stuck at work during the festive season. -- PHOTO: SCREENGRAB FROM VIDEO "I wanted to escape my relatives ask me - when are you going to get married?" he said with a laugh...

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