Why is China's water so dirty?

Why is China's water so dirty?

China's water supply has been contaminated by the dumping of toxic human and industrial waste. Pollution-induced algae blooms cause the surface of China's lakes to turn a bright green, but greater problems may lurk beneath the surface; groundwater in 90 percent of China's cities is contaminated.

What countries do not have tipping?

Note, tipping in countries where it is not customary, or where service fees and gratuity are included, is often still appreciated.

  • China. Typically, nobody tips in China. ...
  • French Polynesia. Tipping in French Polynesia is not mandatory or expected. ...
  • Japan. ...
  • Korea. ...
  • Hong Kong. ...
  • Switzerland. ...
  • Australia. ...
  • Belgium.

Why is tipping rude in some countries?

In some countries, like the US and Canada, it's customary and expected that you tip the wait staff in restaurants 15% to 20% of the total bill before taxes . This has become the norm mainly because the wait staff in these countries don't make a liveable wage and rely on tips.

Is a 10% tip rude?

In the US, no. Employers are allowed to pay servers $2.

Do you legally have to tip in America?

In America, tipping is optional in name only. Legally it's voluntary but if you slink out of a restaurant without leaving a gratuity of between 15 and 25 per cent, you're likely to be chased by a waiter demanding to know why.

Why are tips mandatory in USA?

Tipping has become obligatory because such a system is more efficient. Without obligatory tipping, you can signal better-than-average quality by tipping, but there is no way to signal worse-than-average quality. An obligatory tip, then, allows you to signal bad quality by tipping less, or not at all.