Custom agencies hold employee appreciation events where custom officers are recognized for their exemplary service.
China is a very large country with hundreds of different regional ethnic groups.
Each ethnic group has its own customs and traditions about dating and marriage, some of which can differ considerably from those of the majority Han Chinese.
Annually held on January 26, International Customs Day (ICD) recognizes the role of custom officials and agencies in maintaining border security.
It focuses on the working conditions and challenges that customs officers face in their jobs.
Expectations about gender roles are much more conservative in traditional Chinese culture than in American culture.
If an American boy goes out to dinner with a Chinese girl and does not pay for her meal, the locals will view him he as having lost "face" or social status and they will regard him as a poor dating candidate.Instituted by the World Customs Organization (WCO), International Customs Day is held on January 26, which commemorates the day in 1953 when the inaugural session of the Customs Cooperation Council (CCC) was held in Brussels, Belgium.Seventeen European countries attended this session. In 1994 the CCC was renamed World Customs Organization (WCO) and today custom organizations from 179 countries are WCO members.Scott Thompson has been writing professionally since 1990, beginning with the "Pequawket Valley News." He is the author of nine published books on topics such as history, martial arts, poetry and fantasy fiction.His work has also appeared in "Talebones" magazine and the "Strange Pleasures" anthology.Several agencies also hold public outreach events where they educate the public about their jobs and responsibilities.