21 July, 2009

Culture East Vs West

Blue --> Westerner
Red --> Asian


B: Talk to the point
R: Talk around the circle, especially if different opinions

Way of Life

B: individualism, think of himself or herself.
R: enjoy gathering with family and friends, solving their problems, and know each other's business (keh poh).

B: on time.
R: in time.


B: Contact to related person only
R: Contact everyone everywhere, business very successful.

B: Show that I am angry.
R: I am angry, but still smiling... (beware!)

Queue when Waiting

B: Queuing in an orderly manner
R: Queuing?! What's that?

Sundays on the Road

B: Enjoy weekend relaxing peacefully.
R: Enjoy weekend in crowded places, like going to the mall.


B: Only gather with their own group.
R: All focus on the one activity that is hosted by the CEO .

In the restaurant

B: Talk softly and gently in the restaurant.
R: Talk and laugh loudly like they own the restaurant .


B: Love sightseeing and enjoy the scenery.
R: Taking picture is the most important, scenery is just for the background.

Handling of Problems

B: Take any steps to solve the problems.
R: Try to avoid conflicts, and if can, don't leave any trail.

Three meals a day

B: Good meal for once a day is sufficed.
R: At least 3 good meals a day..


B: Before drove cars, now cycling for environmental protection.
R: Before no money and rode a bike, now got money and drive a car .

Elderly in day to day life

B: When old, there is snoopy for companionship.
R: When old, guarantee will not be lonely, as long as willing to baby-sit the grandkids.

Moods and Weather

B: The logic is, rain is pain.
R: The more the rain, more prosperity .

The Boss

B: The boss is part of the team.
R: The boss is a Fierce god.

What's Trendy

B: Healthy Asian cuisine
R: Expensive Western cuisine.

The Child

B: The kid is going to be independent and make his/her own living..
R: Work, live and all for the kids, the centre of life.

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