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  1. Sharing Tianjin's glorious history a writer's pride and joy

    Posted Apr 09th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for the museum came about in 2000 when I was collecting information for an article about Tianjin's history. As you know, China is not short of writers. You can name several writers of romance fiction or detective stories. Politics? Forget it. China is not open enough to allow writers to touch on politically sensitive topics. So the museum seemed to be a way out and ideal for a woman ...

  2. Hebei's Langfang city eyed for capital's second international airport

    Posted Aug 01st 2006, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Jianjun, a spokesman for the Beijing Municipal Commission of Urban Planning, yesterday said the National Development and Reform Commission, China's top planning body, was considering building an airport in Langfang or the southern part of Beijing. The General Administration of Civil Aviation of China said the government was conducting feasibility studies on the proposed sites. According ...

  3. Teaching civil servants to be civil

    Posted Aug 10th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Joey Liu More than 40,000 Beijing civil servants will be trained in manners by the end of the year as the city launches an etiquette drive ahead of the Olympic Games, according to a government-run newspaper. The campaign, started yesterday, required civil ...

  4. Prosecutor in Tianjin detained amid war on graft

    Posted Jun 20th 2006, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... investigation- was first reported on China Public Opinion Surveillance Net's yuluncn.com, run by investigative reporter Li Xinde. Li Baojin's mistress, Wang Xiaomao, was detained two months ago, according to the website. The South China Morning Post has confirmed their detention from other sources in Tianjin. Ms Wang, in her 30s, is a director of Haotian Group in Tianjin ...

  5. At home, outside

    Posted Jun 19th 2006, 12:00am by Eric Abrahamsen

    ... Eric Abrahamsen, Beijing In a place as mutable as Beijing, a little seniority goes a long way. After three years in the city, anyone can wave a hand and sigh: 'I remember when none of this was here...' But how about real Beijing hands? What city secrets can they divulge? Jaime FlorCruz, CNN's Beijing bureau chief, has been in China since 1971- most of the time in the capital. So ...

  6. Tianjin Port offer 1,700 times covered

    Posted May 18th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... tranche of the share sale was 30 times covered. The level of retail subscription was the highest since China Green (Holdings), whose public share offering in January 2004 was 1,603 times ... to the overwhelming response, sources said the operator of China's fifth-largest port was expected to price its float at the top of the price range, translating into a 16.9 times fully diluted earnings ...

  7. Beijing Huarong plans 800m yuan sale of office blocks

    Posted Apr 29th 2006, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu State-owned developer Beijing Huarong Investment plans to sell two office blocks in Beijing for 800 million yuan to a foreign investment fund, after the saleof its Xihuan Plaza shopping mall to an Asian investment fund. 'Foreign investment ...

  8. Harvesting rewards of the good life

    Posted Mar 06th 2006, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... not really like,' he explained. China's construction sector has been plagued by waves of corruption scandals despite repeated government crackdowns on rampant bribery and kickbacks. ... seen in China at that time. Though lacking in experience, he was quite confident about the prospect of planting raspberries after he learned a group of researchers from the Chinese Academy ...

  9. Tianjin investors take protest to capital

    Posted Feb 17th 2006, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan A group representing 12,400 investors who claim they are owed more than 1.4 billion yuan by a Tianjin property company took their protest to Beijing yesterday. Yao Fuxiang, 76, chairman of the Tianjin Yongji Property Owners Committee who led 1 ...

  10. Cabbages going cheap

    Posted Dec 27th 2006, 12:00am by David Eimer

    ... they are some of the unhappiest people in China. At the same time that a record 4.1 million graduates are emerging from universities, the demand for them is hitting new lows. Of this year's ... graduates in Guangzhou were fighting for 13 positions as public sanitation workers. Unsurprisingly, many students are worried about their future. A survey by the China Youth Daily at the beginning ...




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