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FC: Hong Kong
1: I selected this country because it seemed interesting and I like the name of it. (: | Why I Selected This Country
2: Location: Eastern Asia Capital: Victoria
3: Facts & Statistics
5: Facts & Statistics | Climate: sub-tropical Population: 6,855,125 Ethnic makeup: Chinese 95%, other 5% Religions: mixture of local religions 90%, Christian 10%
6: Language and Culture and Society | HONGKONG | To HongKong, "face" is an intangible quality that reflects a person's reputation, dignity, and prestige. Confucianism is a system of behaviours and ethics that stress the obligations of people towards one another based upon their relationship
7: Official language: Chinese and English are HongKong's two official languages.
8: Etiquette and Customs | 1.When greeting westerners, the handshake is commonly used. 2.The Hong Kong handshake is rather light. 3. Many Hong Kong Chinese lower their eyes as a sign of respect during the greeting. 4. It is polite to wait for your host or hostess to introduce you. 5. The Chinese usually have 3 names: The surname, or family name is first and is followed by two personal names. Their first personal name is their father's name and the second personal name is their own name
10: 1. When traveling to HongKong, Appointments are necessary and should be made between 1 and 2 months in advance. 2. It is possible that they will ask you questions that you would consider extremely personal in your home country. 3. Businesspeople are non- confrontational and will never absurdly say no, so that they do not embarrass the other person. 4. The HongKong Chinese are quite familiar and comfortable with other people. 5. Silence is a form of communication.
11: Business Etiquette and Protocol
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13: Hongkong: in the News.