China’s party officials have been learning the niceties of diplomatic protocol according to this recent FT report:
“The person tasked with transforming these officials into Little Mr and Miss Manners was Laura Efurd, deputy assistant to former US president Bill Clinton. Unsurprisingly, one of Efurd’s presentation slides instructs her students on the art of The Hug, as made famous by Clinton.”
We imagine it would have looked something like this:
Powerpoint slide 1: How to hug like Bill.
Powerpoint slide 2: How not to hug like Bill.