East(Chinese?) 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 their 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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