Perhaps it was the result of a different type of education, more open minded parents or just the fact that they've ventured out of their home country.
The Western male, Chinese female relationship is quite common in major cities, and you'll also find that the couples aren't just young twenty-somethings.
When an American-born Asian women behaves in that manner, it is actually tenfold more annoying.
I immediately noticed stark differences in the way they conduct themselves. The Asian woman listens and happily accommodates with any recommendations.
She is just glad to be in your company and whatever plans you make are almost irrelevant to simply being with you.
Some of these countries include Thailand, Singapore, Philippines, etc.
For this article, I will speak only about Japan; having been there myself.