HIGHER REACHES ANSWERS: Japan clocks off early for ‘Premium Friday’ in latest attempt to stop people working themselves to death [March 28, 2017]

HIGHER REACHES ANSWERS: Japan clocks off early for ‘Premium Friday’ in latest attempt to stop people working themselves to death [March 28, 2017]

1. (i) perennial
(ii) sluggish
(iii) notoriously

2. (i) sluggish consumer spending
    (ii) deaths caused by overworking/long working hours

3. An extra 10,000 yen

4. B

5. Government spokesman Yoshihide Suga

6. (i) NG
(ii) F
(iii) T

7. spawned

8. Working long hours is still seen as a sign of dedication at many Japanese firms.

9. C

10. A

 

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