Consul-General Christopher Lim's Blog - "Sichuan Cuisine – the Soul of Sichuan"
"Expressing an interest in the local cuisine over a work dinner or official banquet always goes down well with your hosts in China. Whether in Chengdu or Chongqing, local officials or business partners will be delighted by your interest, as they have enormous pride in Sichuan’s bold and diverse food culture. Discussing food is a highly effective way of building rapport. Listening to my hosts’ explanations, asking questions and adding my perspectives on the rich multicultural cuisines in Australia can be more than just small talk. I find that through its food, I can catch a glimpse of the soul of Sichuan. Just as important, you’ll find out what you’re eating!" Click here to read more.
Consul-General’s Remarks at Australia Day 2019 (21/01/2019)
News and Media Releases
Strengthening science ties with China (10/04/2019)
2019-20 Foreign Affairs and Trade Budget (02/05/2019)
Ambassador to China (29/03/2019)
Australia re-signs landmark deal with China (13/12/2018)
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