Don’t call the host’s wife hostess, this means prostitute in the Philippines.
magandang umaga / gabi (good morning / good evening)
When you are having a meeting with your Chinese associates, always address them by titles. i.e. Director ..
Have you eaten? is the direct translation from Chi le ma, but indeed it is a greeting phrase when people ..
Filipinos like to ask personal questions even when it’s only your first time meeting eachother. ..
In greeting Filipino people, one has to smile and if there is a chance, doing the handshake is appreciated. ..
This is a do that is quite normal everywhere but do try to arrive more early before a meeting. Chinese ..
Seniority is vital in China. You need to be sensitive to rankings and be respectful to the elders in a Chinese ..
When you give a present, always give it at the first meeting. A good gift to give is a pen. This because ..
If invited to someone’s home for dinner, bring the hostess pastries or good quality chocolates. Never ..