Do people sit on the floor in China?
In most of China, not only is sitting on the floor is extremely uncommon, but so is placing your belongings on the floor. If one brings a briefcase or a backpack with them into a restaurant, they will place it on a chair, and as a foreigner, they will insist that you do, as well.
Is it rude to sit cross legged in Japan?
It’s rude to cross your legs when you sit
In Japan, crossing your legs in formal or business situations is considered rude because it makes you look like you have an attitude or like you’re self-important.