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Tianjin (also: Tientsin) is a metropolis in northern China and one of the five national central cities of the People's Republic of China (PRC). It is governed as one of the four direct-controlled municipalities of the PRC, and is thus under direct administration of the central government. Tianjin borders Hebei Province and Beijing Municipality, bounded to the east by the Bohai Gulf portion of the Yellow Sea. Part of the Bohai Economic Rim, it is the largest coastal city in northern China.

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April 4 (Renewables Now) - A unit of China Three Gorges Corp is to invest CNY 18 billion (USD 2.9bn/EUR 2.3bn) in a 1-GW offshore wind project off the Nangang Industrial Zone in Tianjin. The Tianjin Economic-Technological Development Area (TEDA) announced on Tuesday the signing of an investment cooperation ...
It will become more expensive to travel around Beijing's increasingly-connected transportation routes as local railway authorities announced a ticket price hike. Beginning May 27, a first class ticket for the Beijing-Tianjin intercity railway will increase to 88 yuan (USD 14), an over 30 percent increase from the ...

SHANGHAI, April 27 (Xinhua) -- Tianjin beat Shanghai 3-2 (21-25, 25-22, 18-25, 25-22, 16-14) to win the best-of-seven final series 4-3 here on Tuesday, claiming their 11th Chinese Women's Volleyball Super League title after two years. Li Yingying of Tianjin scored the game-high 43 points, followed by 20 ...
Ticket prices for traveling on the inter-city trains between Beijing and Tianjin will rise soon, local railway authorities said Tuesday. Starting from May 28, the price of first-class seat tickets traveling between Beijing and Tianjin will increase from the current 65.5 yuan ($10.4) to 88 yuan, an increase of more ...
Another major Chinese metropolis is conducting a citywide campaign to tear down illegal advertising signs in a bid to clean up the urban skyline, according to state media. Authorities in Tianjin, a northeastern port city outside Beijing, said they would launch an initiative to tighten control over hoardings ...
China's smog-prone port city Tianjin has issued an orange alert for pollution effective from March 11, according to the official Xinhua News Agency on Saturday. * Heavy pollution is expected to last from March 11 to 15 for Tianjin. * The city has ordered emergency pollution-curbing measures including ...

Chinese Super League side Tianjin Quanjian suffered a humiliating 6-3 away defeat to Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors in the latest round of AFC Champions League fixtures on Tuesday. Jeonbuk went into the game with a perfect 100 percent record from their opening two group games, thanks to victories over ...
BEIJING: China's smog-prone port city of Tianjin issued its first level 2 "orange" pollution alert this year effective from March 1, the city government said in a statement on its website on Wednesday. Pollution is expected to blanket the city and nearby regions, including Beijing and Hebei, until March 4.
When the Binhai Library opened in the Chinese coastal city of Tianjin in October of 2017, it attracted a flood of visitors and a flurry of social media photos straight away. And no wonder, considering it is absolutely stunning. At first glance, the bright white atrium appears to be covered with row upon swirling row of colorful ...
Chinese Super League club Tianjin Quanjian have denied they are readying a move for Barcelona great Andres Iniesta. Source: Omnisport. 13 Mar 2018 - 8:04 AM UPDATED 8 HOURS AGO. Spain midfielder Iniesta agreed a "lifetime" contract at Barca earlier this season but was linked with a switch to China last week.
Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei will further enhance cooperation in boosting the integrated development of the three regions, with the aim of improving the regions' overall competitiveness as a potential world-class city cluster, said officials on the sidelines of the first session of the 13th National People's ...
BEIJING (REUTERS) - Tianjin, a major port city in North China, said it would hold "lazy" officials accountable for any dent to the pace of its economic expansion, even as the central government pledged to pursue quality over quantity with respect to growth. Battling weak economic growth, which was the ...
201703/logan.png Logan R. Brouse, proprietor and mixologist of Logan's Punch, has run bars and clubs in Shanghai for over six years. In between hangovers, he puts pen to paper in his column for That's to record his pontifications on the drink industry.
Shanghai has secured first place in China's top ten cities in terms of economic growth, with its GDP volume reaching the 3.01 trillion yuan (US$470 million) mark in 2017, The Paper reported. Beijing, Shenzhen and Guangzhou follow Shanghai with their over-two-trillion-yuan GDP volume. Meanwhile, due ...
Chinese online retailer JD.com will launch its autonomous delivery vehicles in the streets of Tianjin, a metropolis in northern China. The company expects to begin delivering orders using these vehicles before its anniversary on June 18 this year. While JD.com has previously tested these self-driving ...
Autonomous delivery vehicles from Chinese e-commerce retailer JD.com hit the streets of Tianjin this morning, in support of the Chinese city's “smart city initiative.” And while it's just JD.com's wheeled autonomous delivery vehicles (pictured below) at this stage, the Chinese retailer says it will soon start ...
TIANJIN, Jan. 19 (Xinhua) -- Tianjin's economy grew only 3.6 percent in 2017, much lower than 9 percent registered in 2016, data from Tianjin Municipal Bureau of Statistics showed Friday. The municipality's gross domestic product totaled nearly 1.9 trillion yuan (about 290 billion U.S. dollars) in 2017, said ...

Binhai New Area, a special economic zone in the northern Chinese city of Tianjin, has become the latest local government to revise down its gross domestic product statistics, as China's central government clamps down on inflated economic data. The zone has announced that its 2016 GDP was in fact only ...
The latest example is the Binhai New Area, Tianjin's special economic zone, which relies on modern manufacturing and logistics. The new area has revised its 2016 gross domestic product (GDP) down 33.4% to 665.4 billion yuan ($102.3 billion), according to a social media post that was published ...
SHIJIAZHUANG, Jan. 4 (Xinhua) -- Hebei Province, which neighbors Beijing, obtained 250 billion yuan (38 billion U.S. dollars) of funding in 2017 through the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei regional cooperation mechanism. Sources with the provincial development and reform work meeting held earlier this week ...
China has named an acting mayor for the northern city of Tianjin, state media said on Tuesday, months after the mayor was jailed for corruption. The port city of Tianjin, close to Beijing, has ambitions to become a financial hub for northern China and is one of four areas designated a municipality, along with ...
China on Thursday extended its visa-free period for people transitting through Beijing to 144 hours, and added neighboring Hebei Province and Tianjin City to the program. Transit air, train, and ship passengers entering either of the six border ports in Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei can stay in the region for six ...
LISBON, Jan. 17 (Xinhua) -- Sporting Lisbon have announced the signing of Colombian forward Fredy Montero from Chinese Super League club Tianjin Teda. The 30-year-old will be tied to the Portuguese club for the next 18 months, with an option to extend the deal for two more years. Sporting said the ...
Mbaye Diagne has joined Turkish side, Kasimpasa from Chinese outfit, Tianjin Teda after he signed a one-and-a-half-year contract with the club. The forward who joined the Tianjin Olympic Center Stadium outfit in February 2016 from Juventus scored six top-flight goals for the side before his departure.
TIANJIN, Jan. 10 (Xinhua) -- North China's Tianjin Municipality issued more than 4,600 pollution fines last year, tripling the number in 2016, with a total value of 220 million yuan (33.8 million U.S. dollars). The value of the fines increased by 139 percent over 2016, said Yang Yong, an official with the ...
TIANJIN, Jan. 10 (Xinhua) -- The smog-prone Tianjin Municipality recorded its best air quality after five years of fighting air pollution, local authorities said Wednesday. Tianjin, which neighbors Beijing, enjoyed 209 "good air" days last year, 64 more than in 2013, while the number of heavy pollution days ...
TIANJIN, China – Organisers of the Tianjin Open announced today that prize money will increase to $750,000, continuing the tournament's rapid growth and success as the largest annual sporting event inTianjin. The Tianjin Open, hosted in the Jinghai District at the Tianjin Tuanbo International Tennis ...
China is to allow some foreigners to visit Beijing and neighbouring Tianjin and Hebei province for up to six days without a visa. The visa-waiver scheme is open to visitors from 53 countries who stop in China while in transit to a third country, the state-run People's Daily reported. A similar six-day visa-free ...
MVRDV's library, built in collaboration with the urban planning and architecture institute of Tianjin (TUPDI), is just one of the buildings in a 120,000 square metre masterplan designed by GMP including contributions by other international studios such as Bernard Tschumi Architects, Bing Thom Architects ...
Shangri-La Tianjin and Camus present an elite Chef's Table with Cognac Pairing dining experience overlooking the sparkling riverfront on New Year's Eve. For an unforgettable New Year's Eve celebration, embark on a journey of gastronomic indulgence at their exclusive Chef's Table with legendary ...
Artists from China's Tianjin Symphony Orchestra show musical performance during New Year Concert in Kathmandu, capital of Nepal, on Dec. 24, 2017. The two-day event was organized by China Culture Center in Nepal and Tianjin Symphony Orchestra to enhance the cultural exchange between China ...
15 that he can no longer bear the loneliness since his son moved to Canada nearly 15 years ago, so he posted fliers around Tianjin advertising himself for adoption. The flyer outlined some of his key selling points: “Lonely old man in his 80s; strong-bodied; can shop, cook, and take care of himself; has no chronic illnesses,” ...
TIANJIN, Dec. 21 (Xinhua) -- Tianjin Airlines Thursday announced that it would open flights to link the northern Chinese port city of Tianjin with Auckland in New Zealand later the month. The flight, scheduled to be launched on Dec. 29, will fly from Tianjin to Xi'an, home to the Terracotta Warriors, and then to ...
Cargill is bolstering its young animal nutrition capability by investing more than $15 million to add a piglet feed production line at its existing premix and nutrition facility in Tianjin, China. The nearly 7,000-square-meter young animal nutrition facility features cutting-edge technology and systems of ...
Ten people died and five were injured in a fire early Friday [Dec. 1] in a northern Chinese port city where scores were killed in an explosion two years ago. The fire department in Tianjin said the blaze broke out at 4 a.m. in a mixed residential-office building and was extinguished in less than three hours.
BEIJING: Chinese police have detained 11 people in connection with a deadly skyscraper fire in the northern port city of Tianjin, the municipal government said on Sunday, after an investigation found numerous fire code violations. The blaze which killed 10 and injured five early on Friday morning was ...
A pre-dawn fire tore through an apartment in a high-rise building in the port city of Tianjin in northern China on Friday, killing 10 people and wounding five others, state media reported. The fire broke out on the 38th floor of the building in Tianjin's Hexi District around 4 a.m., according to the local fire ...
... Manchu and Mongolian Autonomous County in Chengde City, north China's Hebei Province. Saihanba is a vast forest covering nearly 75,000 hectares. It was a piece of barren land 55 years ago, but decades of afforestation efforts have turned it into an important ecological shield for Beijing and Tianjin.
TIANJIN, Dec. 1 (Xinhua) -- The city of Tianjin is considering tightening groundwater management to cope with geological problems and water shortages caused by long-term over exploitation. The north China city has been threatened by a severe water shortage, with the volume of water flowing into the ...
When the world feels like a giant dumpster fire and everything is terrible, books are a savior. The Tianjin Binhai Library in Tianjin, China opened in October, and we can't stop staring at photos of all the books. This bibliophile's dream is part of the Binhai Cultural Center and boasts 33,700 square meters of ...
The eye-shaped atrium space of the library is designed to be a "new urban living room," says Dutch architect firm MVRDV, which devised it alongside Tianjin's Urban Planning Design Institute. "The eye is a recognizable feature of the design visible from inside and outside but also a fully functioning atrium ...
The futuristic Tianjin Binhai Library boasts a collection of some 200,000 books along with a stunning design that makes it, undoubtedly, the ...
A massive new library in Tianjin, China, is gaining international fame among bibliophiles and design buffs alike. As Arch Daily reports, the ...
This month, we meet Zhang at his shop, where he sells smoked duck and pickles. What's the first thing you thought when you woke up this ...
China opened the doors of its new, futuristic library earlier this month. The Tianjin Binhai Library, located just outside Beijing, features a ...
Featuring a cascade of floor-to-ceiling shelving, multiple media rooms, two rooftop patios, and enough space for 1.2 million books, this Tianjin ...
The five-story Tianjin Binhai Library opened in Tianjin Binhai, China, last month. The gorgeous center is more than 36,000 square feet and ...
In 1978, the China National Opera House staged Giuseppe Verdi's opera La Traviata, which was conducted by Zheng Xiaoying in Tianjin.
Located in Tianjin, China (a few hours out of Beijing), the Tianjin Binhai Library is the city's newest public library, recently completed by Dutch ...
In June of 2016, he became the new manager of Tianjin Quanjian, leading the club to the 2016 China League One title, securing them a spot in ...


 

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