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Advantages of being an ABC in taiwan

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Re: Advantages of being an ABC in taiwan

Postby Deuce Dropper » 10 Aug 2012, 02:09

ztephen wrote:I know not a lot of ABCs on the forum, but what have you seen as social, economical, ect. advantages of being an ABC in Taiwan?

Disadvantages of ABC vs being white or real taiwanese

ABC, you look Asian yet you apply more logic to everyday situations. This makes you valuable with foreign companies, but makes you less valuable with local ones (unless they are export based) because you don't comprehend all the little idiosyncrasies that go with 5000 years of judging each other.
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