Archive from April, 2006
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By     |    Apr 27, 2006   
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Journal Post Podcasted by Intercultural Podcasting Site

Absolutely Intercultural! is podcasting Cultural Implications of Google’s New Chinese Name in Show #3. http://www.absolutely-intercultural.com/podcast/absolutely_intercultural_show_003.mp3

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By     |    Apr 27, 2006   
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Official Intercultural Tips

“Speak softly, don’t argue and slow down” – this is a title by Telegraph Newspaper Online on April 16th reporting that under a programme starting next month, several leading US companies will give employees heading abroad a “World Citizens Guide featuring 16 etiquette tips on how they can help improve America’s battered international image.” It is also reported that Business for Diplomatic Action (BDA), a non-profit group funded by big American [...]

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Reuters Video about Chinese Students Learning Intercultural Skills

Manners maketh man, Reuters Video showing a school teaching Chinese students how to behave when they meet Western counterparts and the five “Nevers”.

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By     |    Apr 26, 2006   
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What role can cultural awareness and understanding play in peace?

What role can cultural awareness and understanding play in peace? And, what role does culture play in war? Gwynne Dyer is giving his “the sometimes controversial and always outspoken” talk on war, peace and culture in the Intercultural Magazine. More to read here: The World According to Gwynne: The Outlook is not so Dire.

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