Travelling to mainland China on business? Here are some tips to show respect and build rapport.
As the world becomes more interconnected, businesses will require a more global workforce—employees who are able to work across and within other countries and cultures. That requires not only language skills, but the ability to adapt and find common ground.
Cities around the United States use food, through events such as food festivals, as a way to connect the diverse threads of their communities, and to introduce people to cultures they may not know much about.
The U.S.-China Disaster Management Exchange (DME) promoted strategic dialogue with the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) to foster mutual trust and understanding. The DME allows hands-on and side-by-side interaction between the U.S. Army and PLA on Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HA/DR) operations. This year, West Point cadets participated for the first time.
What happens to culture when a language dies? Today we look at language extinction, and what that means for the loss of cultural knowledge and identity.
The Flower Girl is a North Korean revolutionary genre theatrical performance, which according to North Korean sources, was written by the country's first President Kim Il-sung. The opera was intended to promote the communist ideology, by incorporating themes such as the class struggle against the bourgeois.
Native speakers of critical languages are in high demand in the U.S. government. The English for Heritage Language Speakers program is a recruiting and training pipeline for specialized talent in the U.S.
Koreans have a interesting way of calculating age.
U.S. Pacific Command is renamed as the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, as a strategic counterweight to Chinese economic and military pressure in the region.
February 5th marked the Chinese New Year, and the start of 15 days of celebrations. Find out more about the holiday's traditions in our latest blog.