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2020 January Belt & Road: Manage risks with new opportunities

Thailand

2020 May Travel: Let’s visit Thailand… virtually! Why Thailand is the best place to retire January Top 10 Things NOT to do in Thailand – the basics (2020) 2019 December Songkran for UNESCO List: Gov’t Eyes Joint Submission With China August Culture Ministry includes 18 traditions in national cultural heritage list July Rivers and royal barges: A rich cultural heritage of Thailand June The importance of astrology in Thai culture May Thai king coronation: Sacred water, royal regalia and a housewarming party April One man’s fight to save traditional Muay Thai boxing China Travel 101: Tips on culture February The Top 10 types of expat in Thailand 2018 October A temple that encapsulates the culture of a kingdom

China

2020 Oct Key risks to consider when doing business in China Sept The US needs to better understand China’s culture and politics, for the sake of peace Aug What Does The Future Hold For Marketing In China? 8 Tips for Doing Business in China May China unveils top 10 archaeological discoveries for 2019 The Taboo Topics Brands Need to Avoid in China New E China archaeological discovery rewrites its cultural origins March Temples, opera, and braids: Photos reveal what China looked like before the Cultural Revolution February 4 Picture Books to Help Your Kids Understand Chinese Culture January Fun and simple books to help enrich your China experience 2019 October The US-China Culture War September Common mistakes Aussie brands make in China How to do business in China: The art of 'Guanxi' July For Chinese firms in US, ability to navigate the cultural gap can determine success or failure China’s KFC Gives Up and Starts Selling Chinese Street Food Xinjiang ethnic cultures are part of Chinese culture: white paper June Echoes of Indian Buddhist Culture in China: An Interview with Prof. Shashi Bala, Part One May Traveling in China – Business Etiquette and Culture China airs documentary on traditional festival culture I moved to the US from China — here are the biggest cultural differences I've noticed between the 2 countries April Biggest Challenges China Expats Will Face and How to Overcome Them February 3 Huge Chinese New Year Advertising Fails from International Brands “Respect the culture”: What Lunar New Year means for your business and how to get involved 2018 December Experts say cultural diplomacy is critical to the China-US relationship November Understanding this one cultural concept will help you do well in business with China China's Lum medicinal bathing of Sowa Rigpa listed as Intangible Cultural Heritage Dolce & Gabbana cancels Shanghai show after China racism scandal Across China: "Taobao Village" in Confucius' hometown preserves traditional seal culture October Why Sun Tzu Isn't Working for China Anymore

Hong Kong

August How Hong Kong’s complex history explains its current crisis with China

Japan

2019 April Impact of cultural differences on acquiring Japanese enterprises

Indonesia

2020 September What Does It Mean to be a Good Tourist in Indonesia? July Australians still have a lot of misconceptions about Indonesia. Here are some of them June Mak Jogi’: A tale of Melayu cultural diplomacy May Google Arts & Culture creates special page on Indonesian ‘wayang’ Cultural insights can help your investments grow April One hundred days in Indonesia March Indonesian businesses lack culture of equality Traveling To Indonesia? These 5 Books On Indonesia Will Take You Right There The ‘kris’ of Prince Diponegoro returned to Indonesia February Major homework for Indonesia and Australia to implement IA-CEPA January Netherlands returns 1,500 historical artifacts to Indonesia The history of ‘barongsai’ in Indonesia 2019 November Why visitors to Indonesia should avoid using their left hand – it may cause offence WFP Indonesia Country Brief, November 2019 October Why Aussie students are flocking to Indonesia September Balinese dictionary awarded UNESCO prize for literacy June It’s time to speak Australia takes Indonesia seriously, starting with language

Malaysia

2019 November Out of the jungle and into a death trap: the fate of Malaysia’s last nomadic people

The Folklore Tracts

2020 February Jinn, golems, and pretas: What supernatural beings in religion can teach us about ourselves

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Hong Kong

Indonesia

Japan

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2020 January Belt & Road: Manage risks with new opportunities

Thailand

2020 May Travel: Let’s visit Thailand… virtually! Why Thailand is the best place to retire January Top 10 Things NOT to do in Thailand – the basics (2020) 2019 December Songkran for UNESCO List: Gov’t Eyes Joint Submission With China August Culture Ministry includes 18 traditions in national cultural heritage list July Rivers and royal barges: A rich cultural heritage of Thailand June The importance of astrology in Thai culture May Thai king coronation: Sacred water, royal regalia and a housewarming party April One man’s fight to save traditional Muay Thai boxing China Travel 101: Tips on culture February The Top 10 types of expat in Thailand 2018 October A temple that encapsulates the culture of a kingdom

China

2020 Oct Key risks to consider when doing business in China Sept The US needs to better understand China’s culture and politics, for the sake of peace Aug What Does The Future Hold For Marketing In China? 8 Tips for Doing Business in China May China unveils top 10 archaeological discoveries for 2019 The Taboo Topics Brands Need to Avoid in China New E China archaeological discovery rewrites its cultural origins March Temples, opera, and braids: Photos reveal what China looked like before the Cultural Revolution February 4 Picture Books to Help Your Kids Understand Chinese Culture January Fun and simple books to help enrich your China experience 2019 October The US-China Culture War September Common mistakes Aussie brands make in China How to do business in China: The art of 'Guanxi' July For Chinese firms in US, ability to navigate the cultural gap can determine success or failure China’s KFC Gives Up and Starts Selling Chinese Street Food Xinjiang ethnic cultures are part of Chinese culture: white paper June Echoes of Indian Buddhist Culture in China: An Interview with Prof. Shashi Bala, Part One May Traveling in China – Business Etiquette and Culture China airs documentary on traditional festival culture I moved to the US from China — here are the biggest cultural differences I've noticed between the 2 countries April Biggest Challenges China Expats Will Face and How to Overcome Them February 3 Huge Chinese New Year Advertising Fails from International Brands “Respect the culture”: What Lunar New Year means for your business and how to get involved 2018 December Experts say cultural diplomacy is critical to the China-US relationship November Understanding this one cultural concept will help you do well in business with China China's Lum medicinal bathing of Sowa Rigpa listed as Intangible Cultural Heritage Dolce & Gabbana cancels Shanghai show after China racism scandal Across China: "Taobao Village" in Confucius' hometown preserves traditional seal culture October Why Sun Tzu Isn't Working for China Anymore

Hong Kong

August How Hong Kong’s complex history explains its current crisis with China

Japan

2019 April Impact of cultural differences on acquiring Japanese enterprises

Indonesia

2020 September What Does It Mean to be a Good Tourist in Indonesia? July Australians still have a lot of misconceptions about Indonesia. Here are some of them June Mak Jogi’: A tale of Melayu cultural diplomacy May Google Arts & Culture creates special page on Indonesian ‘wayang’ Cultural insights can help your investments grow April One hundred days in Indonesia March Indonesian businesses lack culture of equality Traveling To Indonesia? These 5 Books On Indonesia Will Take You Right There The ‘kris’ of Prince Diponegoro returned to Indonesia February Major homework for Indonesia and Australia to implement IA-CEPA January Netherlands returns 1,500 historical artifacts to Indonesia The history of ‘barongsai’ in Indonesia 2019 November Why visitors to Indonesia should avoid using their left hand – it may cause offence WFP Indonesia Country Brief, November 2019 October Why Aussie students are flocking to Indonesia September Balinese dictionary awarded UNESCO prize for literacy June It’s time to speak Australia takes Indonesia seriously, starting with language

Malaysia

2019 November Out of the jungle and into a death trap: the fate of Malaysia’s last nomadic people

The Folklore Tracts

2020 February Jinn, golems, and pretas: What supernatural beings in religion can teach us about ourselves
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