Questions about Chinese culture
China's love-hate relationship with Japan Jul 3, 2015 (WiC 288)
What do the Chinese think of the Japanese? On the one hand, we see anti-Japanese rhetoric in the press all the time. On the other hand, we read about record number of Chinese flocking to Japan to shop. (British reader, London)
Drinking rules at a Chinese banquet Jun 19, 2015 (WiC 286)
Where are all the old buildings? Jun 12, 2015 (WiC 285)
What Chinese people think of pets Jun 5, 2015 (WiC 284)
A question about China's food culture May 29, 2015 (WiC 283)
I read an article in WiC about China’s intention to import chicken feet from the UK. It mentioned that the Chinese think we British waste too much food by throwing away animal parts. But what’s so good about chicken feet and pig ears? And why ...
A question about getting compliments May 22, 2015 (WiC 282)
I recently attended a business banquet in China hosted by a municipal government. When I was introduced to the local mayor as regional head of a global investment bank, he shook my hand and said: “Wow, you are so handsome! Why are you working ...