This adorable baby was out for a walk
Flags were out to symbolize the union of Chinese and U.S. business(WWJ Photo/Marie Osborne, File)
This sign sits on the steps in front of the Baoyan Resturant in Shanghai.
One of the 30 or so platters served at the Baoyan restaurant this afternoon
One of the Wayne county Trade delegation participates, Dick Rassel, Chairman of the Butzel Long law firm in Detroit says Shanghai is New York… on speed. No kidding. Every corner is immaculate.
A bustling street view
The baby pictured here was out for a stroll with his mother and grand parents. It’s hard to miss the way children here are held, spoken to and generally revered here. You never see a mother or father with more than one child.
Enjoying some Chinese tea
Mao Ming Road. in Shanghai, China. (WWJ Photo/Marie Osborne)
Friday and Saturday nights are a huge night for weddings in China. Here at the Shanghai Renissance Hotel a room is being readied for the arrival of the bride and groom as “You’ve lost that loving feeling” in English.
A pretty little box
In all of these meetings Chinese hospitality is ever present. Huge fresh flower arrangements were on all of the tables along with bowls of fresh fruit. Several young women were on hand to serve tea or strong, sweet coffee for guests.
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Lovers who come to the wall can purchase a lock, put their names on it, lock it on this string on the Great Wall and then toss away the key as a sign of everlasting love.
A view from the great Wall
Just outside of Tiananmen Square, someone’s always watching.
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Monks at the Forbidden City
Vendors in the city
Mayor of Nanjing China. Here he is seated to the right of Robert Ficano
Wayne County trade delegation.
This is Nick Salowich with Hamilton Anderson Inc.
This is Sam Ellehaf, the president of Royal Furniture in Dearborn. He wants to set up a trade agreement with a Chinese furniture manufacturer to import goods.
A pretty structure in the city
A group of Chinese children get their picture taken
Chinese children playing sports
Two girls out playing posed for a picture
These Chinese children were excited about the visit
Writing in China often happens on grid-style paper
china-2010-32 A little boy looks through nuts at the market. Getty Images.
The welcome to Beijing
Professor Wang, our guest host for meetings in Beijing
A day in the city
The Wayne County delegation traveled in an electric bus, donated for the use by the company which builds the batteries in the vehicle.
That’s REAL Peking duck you are looking at. Slow roasted for hours in special ovens. At most of the delegation lunches and dinners, dozens of plates are served with delicious food. But you will NOT find rice, egg rolls or fortune cookies anywhere. The drinking water is served warm…not room temperature, warm.
The sign below hangs in one of the four star hotels in Nanjing where the delegation spent one night. Yes, the sign hangs INSIDE the building.
She owns 700 massage parlors in China. (As a point of clarification, we are talking foot and back massages). She has 700 employees. She’s an example of the thousands of business women in this country who are taking advantage of it’s growing economy.
First-time success using chopsticks