So Much For Saving Face October 7th 2006 The concept of 'face' plays a significant role in Asian cultures (this is not to be confused with the concept of 'teeth'...which, apparently, isn't nearly as important). In public, always keep your cool, don't raise your voice, and never let them see you angry - because nobody likes you when you're angry. As a result, the Taiwanese are very calm and patient people; they don't exhibit road rage, th ... read more
Asia » Taiwan » Lugang In 1895, military defeat forced China to cede Taiwan to Japan. Taiwan reverted to Chinese control after World War II. Following the Communist victory on the mainland in 1949, 2 million Nationalists fled to Taiwan and established a government using th... ... read more
The Japanese adventure is over. We've moved back to Canada and have settled into new jobs, a new home, and a new chapter in our lives. How long will this last? Who knows...
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