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Chinese prizefighter with cerebral palsy punches way to top

Being a prizefighter has long-been the dream of Wang Qiang, who was diagnosed with cerebral palsy in 1986 aged just 1 year old. Wang, 33,...
visually impaired

Eyes of blinds: Man presents movies for blind audience

While many Chinese are going to movies during the week-long Spring Festival holiday for fun, in a cinema in northern China's Tianjin Municipality, Zheng...
A la yang pian show in Guangdong Province Photo: IC

Folk artist tries to revive fading art of peep show

Sun Zhenhong has been trying to revive a fading folk art, the peep show. The show, known as la yang pian, gained popularity in the...

The man who carves “voices”

Wang Zhenghua describes himself as "voice sculptor," carving melodies out of pieces of wood. Producing a hand-made violin is far from easy. Wang is completely...
Police arrest

Former supreme court vice president sentenced to life in prison

A Chinese court on Thursday sentenced Xi Xiaoming, former vice president of the Supreme People's Court (SPC), to life imprisonment on bribery charges. ...

Tianjin Quanjian eyes move for Pato

Tianjin Quanjian are reportedly preparing a bid to sign former Brazil international striker Alexandre Pato from Villarreal. The 27-year-old has struggled for consistency since joining...

Tianjin shackled in Costa chase

Spain's Diego Costa in action against Italy during a 2018 World Cup qualifier on Oct 6, 2016. Tianjin had Chelsea striker Costa, Paris Saint-Germain's Edinson...

Guangdong edge Tianjin for 7th straight win

Guangdong's Zhou Peng goes up for a basket in the game. Yi Jianlian got 28 points and 14 rebounds, leading Guangdong to beat Tianjin 114-103...

Tianjin Teda eyes move for Brazil midfielder

Sporting Lisbon midfielder Elias could be the latest Brazil international to join a Chinese Super League club, according to media reports. Tianjin Teda officials have...

Trial sheds light on causes of devastating Tianjin blasts

Photo taken on Nov. 9, 2016 shows the trial scene at a court in north China's Tianjin Municipality. Courts in Tianjin on Wednesday sentenced...
The fight between Airbus and Boeing for jet orders is poised to heat up at the Farnborough Airshow outside London next week.

Airbus advances Tianjin A330 plant

European aircraft manufacturer Airbus Group SE said its new completion and delivery center in Tianjin will deliver its first A330 to its customer in...

Tianjin launches rapid test room to check food quality in market

The devices and product samples are seen at a rapid test room in an agricultural products retail market in Hexi District of north China's...
Photo taken on Aug. 13, 2015 shows burnt vehicles near the core area of the explosion site in Tianjin.(Xinhua/Cai Yang)

123 persons found to have coordinated Tianjin blast

Previously, another 49 people, including 13 from Tianjin Ruihai International Logistics Co. Ltd (Ruihai Logistics), owner of the warehouse, have been put under "coercive...
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Volkswagen automobile deals edge down in China

Sales of Volkswagen models dropped 4.6 percent in China to 2.63 million units in 2015. Audi sales edged down 1.4 percent to 570,000 units....
Photo taken on Aug. 13, 2015 shows burnt vehicles near the core area of the explosion site in Tianjin.(Xinhua/Cai Yang)

Cars damaged in Tianjin Blast were from Britain?s JLR plants

Up to 5,800 of the cars destroyed in the recent Tianjin explosions were built in Britain by Jaguar Land Rover, the company said in...
Photo taken on Aug. 13, 2015 shows burnt vehicles near the core area of the explosion site in Tianjin.(Xinhua/Cai Yang)

Mayor acknowledges obligation in Tianjin blasts

Tianjin Mayor Huang Xingguo said Wednesday that he bears responsibility for last week's fatal blasts. "As the chief of Tianjin Party...
A rescued man receives medical treatment at a hospital of the People's Liberation Army in Tianjin, north China, Aug. 15, 2015. The man in his fifties was rescued from the Tianjin blasts site on Saturday afternoon. Specialized anti-chemical soldiers found him 50 meters away from a burst point. The man was conscious and could talk. He was rushed to a hospital in the city. A total of 70 specialized anti-chemical soldiers entered the core area of the blasts site on Saturday morning to search for possible lives. (Xinhua/Wang Haobo) (lfj)

Tianjin grieves blast casualties, questions remain

After placing a bouquet of white chrysanthemum at the foot of their son's photo, the elderly couple would have collapsed had they not been...
Soldiers of National Nuclear Biochemical Emergency Rescue Team take debris samples near the core area of explosion site in Tianjin, north China, Aug. 15, 2015. A total of 70 specialized anti-chemical soldiers entered the core area of the blasts site on Saturday morning to monitor chemical contamination and search for possible lives. (Xinhua/Wang Haobo) (lfj)

Sodium cyanide “potentially put away” at Tianjin blast site

Investigators looking into Wednesday's explosion in Tianjin believe sodium cyanide may have been stored at the site. At a press conference...
A rescued man receives medical treatment at a hospital of the People's Liberation Army in Tianjin, north China, Aug. 15, 2015. The man in his fifties was rescued from the Tianjin blasts site on Saturday afternoon. Specialized anti-chemical soldiers found him 50 meters away from a burst point. The man was conscious and could talk. He was rushed to a hospital in the city. A total of 70 specialized anti-chemical soldiers entered the core area of the blasts site on Saturday morning to search for possible lives. (Xinhua/Wang Haobo) (lfj)

Man protected from Tianjin blasts site

A man in his fifties was rescued from the Tianjin blasts site on Saturday afternoon. Specialized anti-chemical soldiers found him 50 meters away from...
Fire

China explosions kill 50

The massive explosions in China's northern city of Tianjin are now known to have killed at least 50 people. More than 700 have been injured...

Death Toll from Tianjin Blast Rises

Reports suggest hundreds of people were injured in the blasts Twelve firefighters were among the dead, China?s official Xinhua news agency said as it...

Shanghai SIPG Coach Eriksson Says Risking Gyan Was Worth It

Shanghai SIPG coach Sven-Goran Eriksson says he is delighted with the dream debut made by his latest big money signing Asamoah Gyan despite his...
motor traffic accidents

North china road accidents leave 10 dead and 3 injured

Ten people were killed and another three were injured in a road accident early Saturday morning in north China's Tianjin Municipality, local authorities said. The...
Airline

Chinese low-cost carrier Spring Airlines open a hub at Kansai

Chinese low-cost carrier Spring Airlines announced Tuesday in Osaka that it will open a hub at Kansai International Airport in Osaka Prefecture and expand...

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