New Transport Minister Li Shenglin has earned a reputation for quiet achievement. But his challenge will be to improve efficiency to avoid a repeat of the traffic chaos that paralysed the mainland following snowstorms.Tuesday, 18 March, 2008, 12:00am
Ex-PBOC chief to control 500b yuan in assets
Former Tianjin mayor Dai Xianglong has been appointed head of the mainland's social- security fund, ending months of speculation about the financial strategist's political future.31 Jan 2008 - 12:00am
The Tianjin government had applied to the State Council to set up a 50 billion yuan shipping industry fund in an attempt to turn the coastal city into a leading trade and shipping centre on the mainland, a source said.
The fund, if approved, will be the largest industry fund in the country. Its aim is to buy cargo vessels and lease them to global shipping firms.12 Jan 2008 - 12:00am
The former party secretary of scandal-plagued Tianjin has died of an unspecified illness at the age of 68, Xinhua reported yesterday.
Zhang Lichang , who was also a Politburo member until October, died in Tianjin on Thursday at 10.20pm, Xinhua said.
A representative from the city government office declined to reveal the cause of Zhang's death.12 Jan 2008 - 12:00am
Yip's Chemical Holdings, the world's fourth-largest solvent maker, may spend as much as 300 million yuan for acquisitions this year including an ink maker in Tianjin to strengthen its coating business, according to a company official.8 Jan 2008 - 12:00am
Shanghai-listed Poly Real Estate Group has acquired a commercial-residential site in Tianjin for 905 million yuan, reflecting its confidence in the mainland property market despite the latest austerity measures from the central government.5 Jan 2008 - 12:00am
Tianjin mayor Dai Xianglong will be replaced by a deputy and transferred to a new post soon, media reports and official sources said yesterday.29 Dec 2007 - 12:00am
Beijing Capital Land, a developer controlled by the city's government, said it bought three plots from open auctions for 4.54 billion yuan in a move to expand into other areas in the country.26 Nov 2007 - 12:00am
It makes sense for Beijing to use Tianjin as a pilot city for the 'through-train' scheme, although allowing other cities to run the plan is a good way to manage risks, Hong Kong Monetary Authority chief Joseph Yam Chi-kwong said.16 Nov 2007 - 12:00am
Abused workers more likely to underperform27 Oct 2007 - 12:00am
Today 3rd Quarter: Datang International Power Generation, Guangzhou Shipyard International, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, Shandong Xinhua Pharmaceutical, Tianjin Capital Environmental Protection, ZTE Corp
Final: China Agrotech Holdings, Loulan Holdings
AGM: Golding Soft, Sino Union Petroleum & Chemical International25 Oct 2007 - 12:00am
The central government has implemented numerous measures in an attempt to cool down the mainland's red-hot property market and yet prices continue to rise.24 Oct 2007 - 12:00am
Zhang Gaoli has been tasked with transforming the moribund city of Tianjin into a rival of Shanghai with the help of a powerful political ally and his experience in the country's developed south.23 Oct 2007 - 12:00am
The State Council has approved a feasibility study for a 'bullet train' link between Shanghai and Beijing, the National Development and Reform Commission said on its website.
The new trains - capable of travelling at up to 350km/h - would cut travel time between the two cities from 12 hours to just five.12 Oct 2007 - 12:00am
It was a long and dangerous odyssey, of up to three months, for the Chinese workers supporting the Allied war effort to reach their destination.8 Oct 2007 - 12:00am