Saturday, October 1, 2011
October Open Forum
October 1st is the National Day of the People's Republic of China. It is a public holiday. The National Day marks the start of one of the two Golden Weeks in the PRC.
Golden Week (黄金周) in the mainland of the People's Republic of China is the name given to two annual 7-day national holidays, implemented in 2000:
1. The "Spring Festival (or Chinese Lunar New Year) Golden Week" begins in January or February.
2. The "National Day Golden Week" begins around October 1.
Translation: Big gold bars appear within a shopping centre in Jiangsu Nanjing Xinjiekou, equipped with two guns for security protection. According to field staff, this "Bullion King" 99.999 kg total weight, at present only one, and purity, weight record.
(That’s one-tenth of a tonne, or 3,215 troy ounces)