2.depends on the event. ties are always a safe bet but if its cocktail party or some work-related penthouse gathering, a possible bowtie and no jacket can look really nice. id i HAD to choose, probably ties
@distantsky: africans can't handle chinese food and they can't speak the language one bit. Same reason why there's no terrorists attacking China either, arabs simply cannot survive in china. Whereas western countries have burgers and english is global so they can do their business there.