Manhattan Grand Hotel
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... I ate too much. The thing about Chinese culture is that they order way too much food and make sure you're not just shy and stop eating even when you're not full. See that sounds nice but it doesn't work for me because I really am not shy...when I say I'm about to explode, I'm not pretending. At this rate I'm going to have to work out 4 hours a day or something.
Something else I wonder (it might be just me though) is that people here might think I'm some dumb ...
I'm on an hour long taxi ride to the train station from my grandparents. The details aren't important but we're weaving through traffic on the highway and they don't have seat belts in the back. Good thing I'm already used to having near death experiences everyday. Oh look we're on the opposite side of the road with traffic coming right at us. All good. Wow I really am not worried... Peace and traffic safety Tom ...
... man and mosquito? Yeah well mosquito won the war...I currently have about 10 mosquito bites. Including 1 on my chin and another 1 on my armpit. Also I think Chinese mosquitos are poisonous, I have a mosquito bite the size of a golf ball. Things aren't looking good.
Wow I can't believe everything I had to say had to do with bugs. Hopefully this isn't a sign for what lays ahead...
Peace and crickets,
... send information on private placements since my firm does a lot of securities work and he asked me to speak at the Shanghai Stock Exchange, although securities law is not my area of expertise. Later in the week KC and I met with various business people and government ministers (the line between those gets blurred because some work for SOE's (state-owned enterprises). The businesses range from packaging for comsumer food products to pollution control, water treatment, ...
My last week in Anshan was pretty amazing. Classes went well and we were taken to some very nice dinners. One night we ate at a Korean restaurant where the waitresses are all Korean college graduates who also sang and played instruments for us. (I was later told that one or more of them undoubtedly are Korean spies-seriously.) One night a very senior VP for Anshan Steel, Mr. Fu, took KC and I to dinner with his son (who we hope ...