• Tue
  • Sep 16, 2014
  • Updated: 5:08pm


Tianjin residential site gets record price

Another land sale on the mainland set a record yesterday in Tianjin, where a residential site became the city's most expensive in terms of floor area.

Saturday, 21 July, 2012, 12:00am

Crowd gathers to mourn fire victims

A large crowd gathered in the centre of Jixian county, Tianjin , yesterday to mourn the victims of a deadly fire that engulfed a department store last Saturday - amid growing suspicions that the true death toll has been covered up.

7 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Spreading its wings

Tropical Storm Talim has been closing in on the Pearl River Delta for the past 24 hours and it seems to have sucked all the air south and out of the suburbs of Dongguan.

24 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

St Regis, Tianjin

Why would anyone want to visit Tianjin? A 30-minute ride on a high-speed train from Beijing, Tianjin is a relatively stress-free getaway for the busy executive. Once unarguably second-tier, Tianjin is now one of the fastest changing cities in the country and is establishing itself as a lifestyle destination, making the most of its riverside views and historic buildings. .

24 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

280b yuan to build basic services

State-owned enterprises and local governments on the mainland plan to spend more than 280 billion yuan (HK$344.11 billion) on infrastructure projects in the next four years.

'The government is clearly looking to publicly funded infrastructure to support growth this year,' said Andrew Batson, research director of Dragonomics, a mainland-based economic research house.

21 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

There's amore where that came from

Three emerging Italian designers showed their collections last Friday and Saturday at the St Regis Tianjin, at what the organisers - the hotel, Greber Management, Bridge IT and Fun & Fan magazine - dubbed the city's first fully fledged fashion week.

1 Jun 2012 - 12:00am