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Tianjin

Steamed perfection

Tianjin is not synonymous with food culture, but that's a problem of perception, not fact.

Tuesday, 7 June, 2011, 12:00am

Steamed perfection

Tianjin is not synonymous with food culture, but that's a problem of perception, not fact. Tianjin steamed buns, fried cakes, soft tofu and a variety of other yummy treats are some of the most delicious, satisfying and culturally interesting edibles you will find anywhere.

7 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Briefs

China agrees to develop crude oil reserves

7 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

China criticised yet again

International criticism of China's human rights record issues got a little louder yesterday as the leaders of several European political parties warned that relations with Beijing would be adversely affected if the nation does not make changes to better safeguard such rights.

17 May 2011 - 12:00am

Cultural exchange puts a risky price on art

This spring, Lu Yongsheng, a novice investor in fine art, increased his investment sixfold in less than a month by trading on the Tianjin Cultural Artwork Exchange, the second organisation in the world to list shares in individual works of art.

15 May 2011 - 12:00am

Move over TV spies, it's party time

Television spies and criminals on the mainland will have to make way for Communist Party heroes - at least for the next three months.

Mainland authorities have ordered satellite TV networks to take spy and crime dramas off the air for the next three months, as the party gears up for the 90th anniversary of its founding on July 1.

6 May 2011 - 12:00am

Professor hired in Tianjin faced charges in US

A Tianjin University professor lured back to China from the United States under a government programme to recruit global talent was accused of indecent solicitation of an underage girl during a police sting in Illinois nearly five years ago, an official report said yesterday.

4 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Blind masseur yearns for day he can prove himself to detractors

Lu Baoxing, 37, a visually impaired massage therapist based in Guangzhou, has just passed yet another Lunar New Year without returning for a family reunion in Hanzhong, Shaanxi. It was the third New Year he had decided against going home. He has a two-year-old son whom he has never met before.

27 Feb 2011 - 12:00am

Two foreign freighters collide off Shandong

All 49 crew on two foreign cargo ships that collided off the Shandong coast yesterday morning were rescued, Xinhua reported.

The Maritime Bureau in Weihai, a port city in the eastern province, said it received reports at about 2.30am that a Panamanian ship had collided with a Maltese vessel and that both were seriously damaged.

30 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Eyes wide shut

I hope, as you read this, Megi has passed and left you and yours unscathed. Depending on how close the super typhoon came - this column went to print on Thursday - you may have had to take precautions. Perhaps you put up storm shutters, cleared your garden or rooftop of loose objects or bought extra supplies in.

24 Oct 2010 - 12:00am