5 Tips For Successful East-West Educational Exchanges

5 Tips For Successful East-West Educational Exchanges

The number of Chinese students attending UK and US schools and colleges has risen dramatically over the past few years. Prestigious Western universities and schools have also formed strong partnerships with Chinese institutions, providing a platform for more and more[...]..
Gift Giving Etiquette In China Business

Gift Giving Etiquette In China Business

In this first part of this 2-part series, we looked at When Is Gift Giving Bribery In China Business? In this part, we look at the kind of gifts that are appropriate to give in a Chinese setting. The Chinese[...]..
When Is Giving Gifts Bribery In China Business?

When Is Giving Gifts Bribery In China Business?

Many Western businessmen new to China are advised of the importance of gift giving to Chinese culture, business or otherwise. But why is this so important to Chinese people? And how is giving a gift different to corruption or bribery?[...]..
What Are The Basics of Asian Business Etiquette?

What Are The Basics of Asian Business Etiquette?

I read somewhere recently that the best way to approach the differences of culture and etiquette in Asia between different countries, and to avoid confusion with Western cultural norms, is to group Asian countries under their primary means of eating:[...]..
When East Meets West, What’s Your PR Strategy?

When East Meets West, What’s Your PR Strategy?

Trust is the cornerstone of doing East-West business and public relations or PR is one of the most powerful tools to build and maintain trust required to do business between East and West. PR helps businesses to identify and understand[...]..