Sheera Djafar forwarded this to me earlier today. I’m not sure why she has not blogged about it yet, so I’m going to steal this and reblog it.

Yes, it is so true it’s funny, but I was actually more mesmerised by the infographics. Neat, innit?

Here you go (credits to the original poster):

(1) Opinion

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

(2) Way of Life
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Westerners: individualism, think of himself or herself.
Asians: enjoy gathering with family and friends and know each other’s bloody business.

(3) Punctuality
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Westerners: arrive on time.
Asians: arrive…in time.

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

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

(6) Queue when Waiting
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Westerners: Queuing in an orderly manner.
Asians: Queuing?! What’s that?

(7) Sundays on the Road
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Westerners: Enjoy weekend relaxing peacefully.
Asians: Enjoy weekend in crowded places like the mall, or spend hours looking for parking.

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

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

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