1: Gift Giving Etiquette | If you give flowers you should avoid lilias. | If you are invited to their house, you should bring a desert and a flower. | You do not open presents right when you recieve them. | You may send a fruit basket, but not before or during the event. After.
2: Dress Etiquette | Men should wear dark colored suits. | Business Attire is conservative. | Women should wear a suit, skirt, or a dress. | Women can wear bright colored clothing, as long as it's well tailored. | Apperenaces matter, and the way you dress is VERY important.
3: Greeting. | Must shake hand & smile. | Close female may hug if they know each other and are friends | Must call the person by their "professional name", until you invited to their house you can call them by their first name or nickname | You must introduce your self to the oldest person, and the one who is the most important.
4: Hand Gestures: | Scratching the head means confusion | when crossing people who speak, you clap your hands too say excuse me. | snapping gets attention. | arms crossed mean your frustarted and mad. | instead of pointing with hand or fingers, they use there eyes and moth
5: Vacations & holidays: | Some work on national holidays, but not days of festivals. | they gain vacation days.
6: Do's | Leave your shoes outside | greet with a smile and a handshake | ask for names | Greet the oldest person first! | call people by there whole name
7: Donts | Speak loudly | Be to honest | Show Anger | Give to beggers | Speak negativie about the church | point fingers | Stare
8: Work & busniess hours | They usually work 8 hours a day and 48 hours a week. | most busniesses hours are 8:00 am - 5: 30 pm | It's a law that they have an hour and half of lunch.
9: Sources: | google.com allexperts.com/phillippines | Western-asia.com