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Tianjin

Mainland home prices about to start falling

Rising inventory relative to demand and new curbs on lending will force developers to cut home prices on the mainland from the third quarter, according to a report by international property consultant Knight Frank.

Wednesday, 29 June, 2011, 12:00am

Bombings targeting government buildings

Blasts at government buildings in Tianjin injured two people on Friday, state media confirmed yesterday. It was the second such attack on government buildings on the mainland in recent weeks.

Xinhua confirmed the incident but did not disclose further details or the target of the attack.

12 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Right on the money

Tianjin is a business and industrial city in northern China, and it aims to become the world's largest financial centre in the next decade after the construction of Yujiapu Financial District

7 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Financial plan on target

Tianjn is set to evolve from the largest financial centre in northern China to one of the largest in the world, with an investment of 200 billion yuan (HK$240 billion) to build the world's largest financial district at Yujiapu in Binhai New Area.

7 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

District lures big investors

The Yujiapu Financial District has attracted investment from more than 120 companies, with their total registered capital totalling 50 billion yuan (HK$59.91 billion).

7 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Tourism drive launched

Boosting tourism is a major goal of the Binhai New Area. Making the Binhai Tourism Area a top destination for local and overseas visitors is one of the top-10 priorities for this year.

7 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Hidden treasures light up the city

Tianjin is the third largest municipality-level city after Shanghai and nearby Beijing, but it tends to get lost in the shuffle. It's not perceived as archetypal of the mainland's present warp-speed rush to modernise like Shanghai, nor is it widely known for its historical significance like Beijing, but this often overlooked city has much to offer.

7 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Rugged terrain is a treat

The Great Wall at Huangya Pass weaves across the northern tip of Tianjin municipality, a 45-minute drive north of Jixian County, where the same range culminates in the Pan Shan Buddhist peaks.

From the pass, the Great Wall extends northwards into Hebei Province.

7 Jun 2011 - 12:00am