No Harassing Animals in Public: Chinese City Gives Lessons On How to Behave Abroad

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It may take three generations to make a gentleman, as the time-worn adage says, but China moves fast and the southern city of Shenzhen is hoping to do it in a month.The city recently launched an international etiquette campaign aimed at turning…

Liberation wrapper: A way for Japanese women to chow down and look pretty

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Chowing down on a cheeseburger as big as your head is one of life's greatest pleasures. In Japan, a large open mouth in public is regarded as ugly and rude, especially for women. This means they are denied the wild pleasure of taking mouth-size…

China called on his nation’s tourists to improve their manners

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China's issued manners guides. Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang called on his nation's tourists to improve their manners, stressing the importance of projecting a "good image of Chinese tourists."Travel operators in China have a huge new set of…

Het nieuwe boek van Jan Jaap van Weering heet ‘Distinguised, Look At….’

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Zakelijke (Internationale) Etiquette & OmgangsvormenIn het boek zijn luchtig geschreven artikelen gebundeld, die eerder zijn gepubliceerd in Het Financieele Dagblad en op de website FD Entrepreneur.De artikelen zijn aangevuld met onderwerpen…

Educational session of MPI-Netherlands hosted by the Protocol Institute The Hague

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Peter McSweeney, Bud Rellum and Anne-Maartje OudLast Friday 12 October 2012, the members of the Dutch 'Meeting Professionals International' (MPI) were trained by the Institute of Protocol The Hague. MPI organised one of its 'educational sessions'…