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The Chinese Government Wants to Teach Its Tourists Manners

Excerpt from ABC News

Aug 11, 2013 9:51 pm

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A series of events, including the Egyptian graffiti incident, suggest that little extra guidance is necessary here.

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The publicity head of the Chinese Communist Party, Liu Qibao stated at a conference that he believes promoting polite tourist behavior will help boost the country’s soft power.

China’s tourism industry leaders have issued new guidelines for citizens abroad, highlighting acts such as littering, vandalism, speaking loudly in public, and not respecting local customs.

 

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