President Putin and the shawl

ChinaDid you see how President Putin wrapped a shawl around China’s First Lady last year? So what went wrong?

Take a look at this short video clip from BBC World News and then listen to the comments made by international etiquette consultant William Hanson.

Do you think we ought to fit in with our host’s cultural norms or should our host should fit in with ours?

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Written by Christine Burgmer

18. January 2015