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Tianjin

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.

Friday, 1 June, 2012, 12:00am

Group eyes US$1b stake in Tianjin

An international financial consortium is in the final stage of talks to invest in a state-owned financial conglomerate in Tianjin, one of China's biggest cities.

9 May 2012 - 12:00am

Rent-a-sweep trade is a grave offence to some

Businesses on the mainland that help people sweep their relatives' graves during the annual Ching Ming festival have come under a media spotlight, and sparked controversy over the commercialisation of filial piety.

4 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Boom time for developer

Tianjin-based property developer Sunac China Holdings announced a sharp rise in its revenue for the financial year ended December 31, 2011. Revenue for the reporting period rose by 59.4 per cent year-on-year to 10.6 billion yuan (HK$13.1 billion), while operating profit rose 41.2 per cent to 3.72 billion yuan.

2 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Tianjin party chief warms to explaining low profile

Tianjin party secretary Zhang Gaoli appeared relaxed and was open to questions from the foreign media during a press conference on the sidelines of the annual sessions of the NPC and CPPCC. However, his expression remained stern.

19 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

A hundred amazing storeys

It seems tall buildings are springing up all over the world these days. The king would have to be the Dubai skyscraper, Burj Khalifa, which stands at 829.84 metres.

7 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Future sold down the river

In almost riverless Beijing, a length of the once-proud but long-arid Yongding River is running again.

As part of a 17 billion yuan (HK$20.8 billion) reclamation effort, water now fills 30 kilometres of river bed in the capital's western suburbs, a stretch parched for nearly three decades.

24 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Winter wonderland

Paris

Woody Allen's Midnight in Paris reminded us - with characters happily walking the streets in the rain - that the French capital is both photogenic and a pleasure to visit, no matter the weather.

2 Dec 2011 - 12:00am