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The Betrothal in Traditional Wedding

After the proposing process, both sets of parents exchanged family credentials as tokens of intention. Then, after extensive bargaining, the two families would arrive at the amount of money and goods that would make up the gift to the girl’s family. After presenting engagement tokens, the go-between would ask the bride’s family to choose among [...]

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Tips for Living in China

How to bargain?when to smile, who to serve first at a banquet, and more. 1. Banquets You don’t have to eat everything (you can’t possibly anyway, there will be too much food). But try a little of every dish by putting some on your plate or rice bowl. You don’t have to eat it, but [...]

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