Chinese and Western worlds fail miserably to understand each other
Wintranslation CEO Huiping Iler has this advice for B.C. business people and travellers headed to China: "It is vastly different from the West. Not just in its language, but also in its people's way of thinking, behaving and communicating." Here are some examples of what befuddles people in China when they meet Westerners: Why do you mean, "I am not getting to the point?"
Joanne Lee-Young, Vancouver Sun