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futsanglung Post time: 2013-2-12 19:43
OI can understand what you are saying but this is down to misuse of the language.

The true defini ...

Yep, your explanation makes sense.

Maybe German language is clearer when it comes to certain Mathematical expressions. Example:

-Bruchteil - insignificant or small part of something and contrary to

-groesstenteils - main part or lion's share.

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satsu_jin Post time: 2013-2-12 18:52
Yep, your explanation makes sense.

Maybe German language is clearer when it comes to certain Mat ...

Sorry, can not help here, my German is limited to being able to buy a beer.

Language is a funny thing!

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Post time 2013-2-12 19:52:59 |Display all floors
And you are both right in that language is regional and also has 'register', where register is a group of people who use a variation of a standard text slightly different to other groups. For simplicity one might quote upper class, middle class and lower class as the same language with different registers.





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futsanglung Post time: 2013-2-12 16:21
Obviously you do not know the social security system now in place in Shanghai, it costs us an arm  ...

The thing is since you and I are foreigners we have to obey the law, but a majority of the small Chinese owned companies do not obey the law.  

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This post was edited by futsanglung at 2013-2-12 20:04
grb Post time: 2013-2-12 19:59
The thing is since you and I are foreigners we have to obey the law, but a majority of the small C ...

True, some do not but the system or renewing business licences is now checking on the fact that companies are paying the social security so hopefully this will become less of a problem in the not too distant future.
My own company also will not deal with suppliers that do not abide by these laws so we can all do a little to help.

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futsanglung Post time: 2013-2-12 20:02
True, some do not but the system or renewing business licences is now checking on the fact that co ...

That is probably true in the tier 1 cities where the fight against corruption has improved things, but in the smaller cities and towns and villages, the local officials are easily bought off.

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grb Post time: 2013-2-12 20:04
That is probably true in the tier 1 cities where the fight against corruption has improved things, ...

Slow process that starts at the top and works down. Some of our suppliers are in 3rd tier cities but we do not deal with them if they flout the regulations, if we all do a little it will eventually make a difference.

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