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Millions of cars made in China, but few recalled
Only two out of this year's 66 passenger vehicle recalls in China were made by domestic brands, according to records on the country's auto recall website, again raising concerns over weak safety regulations.
Just the ticket to Tianjin
The former commercial gateway to northern China is today a curious amalgam of architectural styles.
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Large number of petro plants threaten environment of bay
BEIJING - Petrochemical projects near North China's Bohai Bay have been a boon to the local economy but pose a threat to the region's environment, experts warn.
Super fireball lights up evening sky in N China
A golden UFO appeared in the northwestern sky and was seen by some citizens in Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei on the evening of Nov 30.
Economic zone attracts 20% world top companies 2011-12-20
Tianjin Binhai New Area (TBNA), a major economic development zone in the port city of Tianjin, has attracted more than 100 of the World Top 500 companies, local authorities said Tuesday.
Fishermen's oil-leak suit accepted by Tianjin court 2011-12-14
TIANJIN / BEIJING - The Tianjin Maritime Court has accepted a lawsuit against ConocoPhillips China on behalf of fishermen claiming compensation for effects of the oil spill in Bohai Bay.
US developer builds financial plaza in Tianjin 2011-12-13
Construction on a US-invested financial plaza began on Monday in North China's coastal city of Tianjin.
China's first human rights base established 2011-12-05

China's first human rights education and training base was opened in Tianjin’s Nankai University Sunday, chinanews.com reported.

Air monitor coming up near Tianjin 2011-12-05
BEIJING - An environment monitoring station to count the densities of PM2.5 (tiny airborne pollutants smaller than 2.5 microns) and ozone in the city and Tianjin in real time will be set up in Wuqing district of Tianjin, Beijing News reported.
Super fireball lights up evening sky in N China 2011-12-02
A golden UFO appeared in the northwestern sky and was seen by some citizens in Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei on the evening of Nov 30.
UN official hails Chinese volunteers' contribution 2011-12-02
Volunteering has made a great contribution to development over the past three decades in China, and the nation's experience should be shared with other countries, said a United Nations official.
More fog in southern China predicted 2011-11-29
BEIJING - While the heavy fog in northern China recedes over Monday night, southern parts of the country are likely to see thicker fog on Tuesday, according to the national meteorological department.
HIV/AIDS campaign across the nation 2011-11-27
A volunteer, dressed in clothes made of more than 2,000 condoms, campaigns for safe sex to prevent AIDS in Tianjin, North China, on Nov 26, 2011.
New cancer treatment promising 2011-11-23
Cancer patients now have another treatment option, rather than physically debilitating chemotherapy and radiotherapy.
A measure of dedication 2011-11-23
TIANJIN - For the past 36 years, Chu Zijia's daily routine has included fetching water from a well early every morning, putting it in a special instrument and making a measurement.
More train tickets available online 2011-11-20
Train passengers are welcoming the authorities' plan to sell train tickets online but remain concerned that the system will not be that user-friendly.
China kicks off Great Wall project 2011-11-18
The municipal government of Jiayuguan in northwest China's Gansu province on Friday kicked off a repair and construction project.
Super computer to run next month 2011-11-15
China's super computer Nebulae will become fully operational in the National Supercomputing Center in Shenzhen next month, according to Dawning Information Industry Co.
Harmful rare earth found in Lipton tea samples 2011-11-11
The consumer product giant Unilever said on Thursday that it had recalled and destroyed a batch of Lipton tea bags.
Taiwan negotiators in Tianjin for new talks 2011-10-19
A delegation headed by Straits Exchange Foundation (SEF) Chairman Chiang Pin-kung arrived here Wednesday at noon for a new round of talks with mainland negotiators.
Five northern places agree to have exchanges 2011-10-19
BEIJING - Representatives of five places in North China signed an agreement on Tuesday to form a cultural agreement that will bring together those who work in the book, film, drama and Internet industries.
Mainland, Taiwan chief negotiators to meet in Tianjin 2011-10-12
Negotiators from the mainland's Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Straits (ARATS) and Taiwan's Straits Exchange Foundation (SEF) will hold talks on October 19-21 in Tianjin.
35 confirmed dead in Tianjin highway crash 2011-10-09
TIANJIN - The casualty total in Friday's traffic accident in this northern municipality has risen to 35 dead and 20 injured, according to a news conference held on Saturday.
China celebrates National Day 2011-10-01
Nearly 120,000 people flooded Tiananmen Square in the heart of Beijing ahead of daybreak on Saturday to witness the flag-raising ceremony and celebrate National Day.
Eco-cities are the key to conservation 2011-09-24
Ecological city planning and construction will play a crucial role in energy saving and emission reduction as well as low-carbon industry.
Xi calls for coordinated urban, rural development 2011-09-23
Vice-President Xi Jinping has asked government authorities at multiple levels to push for coordinated development in rural and urban areas during a tour of north China's coastal city of Tianjin
Memories are made of these 2011-09-18
They are all iconic celebrity signatures that once mesmerized the world. We all remember Michael Jackson's glittering glove, while another set, the boxing gloves worn by Muhammad Ali, brings back very different memories of an era when the king of the ring "danced like a butterfly and stung like a bee".
St Regis Tianjin makes into semi-finals of sommelier competition 2011-09-16
The St. Regis Tianjin is pleased to announce that its sommelier, Stephen Zhang will progress to the semi-finals round of the 2011 China National Sommelier Competition.
Helicopter rescue hovering over horizon 2011-09-16
Helicopter rescue will be available in China for 200 to 300 million people in five years, the Ministry of Civil Affairs revealed.
Bullet train tickets sales go online 2011-09-16
Passengers can dial the number 12306 or go to the website to inquire about the train timetable, ticket prices and the number of remaining tickets, but so far the hotline has no service in English.
Tianjin features showcase of western architecture 2011-09-15
Tianjin tends to be neglected by tourists as the city lacks both the political significance of Beijing and the economical prestige of Shanghai.
China, Ireland vow to deepen ties 2011-09-09
Irish President Mary McAleese met here Thursday with senior Communist Party of China (CPC) official Zhang Gaoli, with both sides pledging to deepen bilateral ties.
The empty sea 2011-09-04
As the oil companies try to stop the Bohai leaks and the long legal process to proper compensation starts, that sea of controversy is still storm-tossed. The China Daily Sunday team of Han Bingbin, Zhao Ruixue, Zhang Xiaomin and Eric Jou spreads out along the coastal communities of Bohai to see how they are coping.
First batch of aid bound for Africa 2011-09-03
TIANJIN - China sent 1,440 tons of wheat from its Tianjin Port to Ethiopia on Friday, the first batch of aid goods the country has supplied to relieve the current drought in the Horn of Africa region.
Insurance cards to have financial functions 2011-08-31
Chinese residents will be able to take advantage of social benefits more easily after receiving new social-insurance cards that give them access to banking services.
The quirks of law 2011-08-30
Wang Xiuzhi, a senior citizen, sued Xu Yunhe for knocking her down with his car in Tianjin in October in 2009. A court recently ordered Xu to pay Wang 108,000 yuan ($16,900) in damages.
Train speeds drop in major overhaul 2011-08-29
More high-speed trains, including those on trunk lines, will be running at slower speeds from Sunday, greatly altering the country's train schedules.
Top court to toughen sea pollution penalties 2011-08-24
The country's top court plans to improve rules and regulations to better handle rising disputes over marine pollution, a senior judge has said.
Rock-a-bye babies 2011-08-23
It's 7 pm and the live music venue on the third floor of Tango Club is almost packed. On stage are the lead vocalist/guitarist, bassist and drummer. Wearing T-shirts and white jeans, they jam up a storm and are cheered when they finish the song.
Boxing gala returns to Tianjin 2011-08-22
The Second Tianjin International Boxing Exhibition Games will be held in October in the northern coastal city.
Experts warn of fragile sea environment 2011-08-12
Following the continuing oil leak in Bohai Bay, experts warned that fast offshore development is polluting China's fragile sea.
Transport authorities stress safety amid typhoon 2011-08-09
Transport authorities have deployed a range of measures to ensure traffic safety as the powerful Typhoon Muifa is sweeping along China's eastern and northern coasts.
Real thrashes Tianjin, 6-0 2011-08-07
TIANJIN - It was raining, the home team lost - and the fans loved every second of it.
Touring for fun and profit 2011-08-07
The rapid development of the Chinese economy and a huge fan base have made China one of the most profitable markets for European clubs, which many of which poured into the country for tours during the summer.

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