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Doing Business in Asia: An Etiquette Guide

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February 15 pan pacific tianjin

As Asia continues to drive global economic growth, expanding business operations in this region is a strategic move for companies aiming to tap into diverse, emerging markets. Understanding the nuances of varying Asian business practices and etiquette would be therefore be essential to avoid a faux pas. Below is our useful etiquette guide for conducting business in Asia. 1. First Meeting Punctuality is a basic sign of respect for business...

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8 Cities Not to Miss in 2016

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January 4 Ljubljana, Slovenia

Not sure where to plan your next holiday in the New Year? From the shores of the Adriatic Sea to Africa’s southern tip, our 2016 destination guide has an adventure to suit every style. Whether you choose to indulge in a world-class luxury retreat or embark on an authentic, off-the-beaten track adventure, these eight travel hot spots all promise a memorable experience for 2016. Fremantle, Australia A bohemian borough mere...

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Top 7 Business Lunch Locations in Manila

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November 30 Best-Business-Lunches-Manila-The-Black-Pig-Restaurant-Featured-Image

Looking to escape the office and get down to business over an indulgent meal? Bid farewell to the boardroom and opt for a meeting in one of Manila’s most impressive lunch locations. Whether you are toasting to a team success, wooing new clients or closing a lucrative deal, Manila has plenty of inner-city dining options to suit every corporate occasion. Plan your next power lunch with Pan Pacific Manila’s guide...

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7 Essential Heritage Sites in Singapore

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July 28 fuk tak chi museum, Singapore

At 50 years of age, the nation of Singapore may be relatively young, but it certainly isn’t short on cultural landmarks or heritage sites, some dating back more than 100 years, where you can trace the country’s rich history. From the island’s oldest Buddhist temple, which is now a public museum, to the lush Singapore Botanic Gardens, recently named a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, these places are not only...

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Chinese New Year Celebrations in Asia

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January 23 Chinese New Year dragon

[Update: this post has been edited for 2016] Celebrated by approximately a billion people worldwide, Chinese New Year is one of the world’s biggest festivals. Also known as Lunar New Year and the Spring Festival, celebrations run from Chinese New Year’s Eve – which in 2016, falls on Sunday, 7 February – right through to the 15th day of the first month of the Chinese calendar. Welcome the Year of...

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