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Chinese Drinking Culture

A HANDFUL OF RULES, in case you find yourself at a Chinese party — and by this I mean fully Chinese, as in your Chinese boss or business partner invites you for dinner and you’re the only foreigner there (drinking with young Chinese people in mixed company doesn’t count — they’ll do things ‘our’ way).…

Do’s and Don’ts in China

Greeting Address a person by an honorific title or by Mr., Mrs., or Miss plus the family name. A handshake is the most common form of greeting, or just a nod. The oldest person is always greeted first as a sign of respect. Table Manners Drinking a toast – tap the table twice, and stand…

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Top 10 Attractions in China

The Great Wall of China In the eyes of most travelers, you haven’t been to China if you haven’t climbed the Great Wall. One of the iconic symbols of China, the Great Wall is the longest wall in the world, an awe-inspiring feat of ancient defensive architecture. Its winding path over rugged country and steep…

British Encourage Citizens to “Work Like the Chinese”

The British Conservative Party has encouraged citizens to “Work like the Chinese,” while reducing family tax credits. The Party said that low-income Britons must work hard “like the Chinese do,” in order not to be dependent on government welfare. This line of thinking, has of course, angered a number of British citizens. The call to…