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Wednesday, September 23, 2009

difference between westerns n asians

(1) Opinion

Westerners: Talk to the point
Asians: Talk around the circle, especially if opinions are different

(2) Way of Life

Westerners: individualism, think of himself or herself.
Asians: enjoy gathering with family and friends and know each other's bloody business.

(3) Punctuality

Westerners: arrive on time.
Asians: arrive...in time.

(4) Contacts

Westerners: Contact to related person only.
Asians: Contact everyone everywhere and cc to the whole world.

(5) Anger

Westerners: Show that I am angry.
Asians: I am angry, but still smiling... (Beware!)

(6) Queue when Waiting

Westerners: Queuing in an orderly manner.
Asians: Queuing?! What's that?

(7) Sundays on the Road

Westerners: Enjoy weekend relaxing peacefully.
Asians: Enjoy weekend in crowded places like the mall, crowded LRT or spend hours looking for parking.

(8) Party

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

(9) In the restaurant

Westerners: Talk softly and gently in the restaurant.
Asians: Talk and laugh loudly until everyone can hear.

(10) Travelling

Westerners: Love sightseeing and enjoy the scenery.
Asians: Taking picture is the most important; scenery is just for the background of the picture!

(11) Handling of Problems

Westerners: Take any steps to solve the problems.
Asians: avoid conflicts is more important than solving problems

(12) Three meals a day

Westerners: Two good meals is sufficient, usually heavy breakfast and light dinner.
Asians: At least 3 meals a day plus a 4th bonus: SUPPER before sleep.

(13) Transportation

Westerners: Before drove cars, now cycling for environmental protection.
Asians: Before no money and rode a bike, now got money to show off cars

(14) Elderly in day-to-day life

Westerners: When old, there is snoopy for companionship.
Asians: When old, companionship means interfering in grandkids upbringing.

(15) Moods and Weather

Westerners: The logic is: rain means no outdoor activities.
Asians: More rain, more prosperity

(16) The Boss

Westerners: The boss is part of the team.
Asians: The boss is the Dragon King.

(17) What's Trendy

Westerners: Eat healthy Asian cuisine.
Asians: Eat expensive cholestrol laden Western cuisine.

(18) The Child

Westerners: The kid is going to be independent and make his/her own living.
Asians: Interfere in kids life even after they are married with grandchildren.

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