First Meeting / Greetings / PhilippinesBeso-beso when greeting Written by Samly 0 Handshake for greeting, saying hello or goodbye. Should be friendly, informal and not to firm. Men wait for women to extend their hand. Women greet each other with a hug or kiss on the cheek (“beso-beso”) Asian BehaviourAsian CultureAsian CustomsAsian EtiquetteAsian GesturesAsian MannersAsian SuperstitionAsian TraditionsBusiness BehaviourBusiness in AsiaCommunication in AsiaCustomsCustoms AsiaDo's and Don'tsDo's and Don'ts AsiaEtiquetteFirst MeetingGreetingTable Manners AsiaTraditionsTravel to Asia About AuthorSamlyActive traveller with a love for Asian food and Japanese anime.Further Reading... Gifts for children February 14, 2014 Ceremony Customs and Traditions in the Philippines August 14, 2017 Why Direction of Doors & Stairs Should Face Right in The Philippines March 26, 2014 Previous PostNo need to clear all Next PostReceiving a "Wai"