, if slightly kitschy Filipino band providing live music as you munch. * Drink There are a number of expat bars catering to the visiting
-Tech industry. By the end of 2008, the zone has 2068 corporations and has 5 industries there including new materials, oil manufacturing, modern machinery manufacturing, and electronic information. ref>
antiques market in China, this is a place that is a must see on any travelers list. Shenyang Dao Antique Market is filled with all kinds of shops selling porcelain items, paintings, gold, silver, copper, jade, etc. Tianjin is also famous for the following products: * Buy tea from the best at the many authentic Chinese tea houses in Tianjin. * Tianjin is famous for its high quality ceramics. These are a great souvenir to take home. Eat Tianjin cuisine places a heavy focus on seafood, due
house museum is a private museum which belongs to the Tianjin Yueweixian Cultural Industry and Investment group. It is built with more than 700,000,000 pieces of Chinese acient porcelain; 15000 ancient porcelain bows, dishes, and vases; 300 ancient porcelain-cat pillows; 300 stone lions; 300 marble sculptures; more 20 tons natural crystal, etc. Inside the museum there are 4 floors, filled with Chinese ancient furniture, woodcarving, etc. All the exhibits are collected by the chairman of the museum
. Jiang's mother relocated them to Tianjin where she worked as a child laborer in a cigarette factory for several months. Two years later, Jiang and her mother settled to Jinan. The following summer, she entered an experimental theater and drama school. Her talent brought her to the attention of administrators who selected her to join a drama club in Beijing where she gained more acting skills. She returned to Jinan in May 1931 and married Pei Minglun, the wealthy son of a businessman
, China DATE OF DEATH A small Chinese garden, known as the Tianjin Garden, is located at the northern end of Spring Street. It is a symbol of Melbourne's close friendship with its twin city, Tianjin, China. thumb 200px Goubuli buns (File:Goubuli in Shanghai.jpg) '''Goubuli''' ( ) is a famous brand of baozi from Tianjin, China. Founded in 1858, it is one of China's longest established brands
aperitives, besides, he can also enjoy the Italian performances and other Italian clothes and handicraft exhibitions. There are 24-hour bars, cafés, restaurants, art museum and cinemas, attracting tourists from all over the world. Buy Tianjin has both modern shopping malls and distinctive traditional stores, for shopping delight. Binjiang Dao Business Street and Heping Lu Business Street are the busiest and most prosperous shopping centres in Tianjin. Most of the top shopping malls or department stores can be found on these two streets. Optionally, buy a good translator. Also, most restaurants have a picture menu where you can point and order. You could also learn the hand gestures for numbers that sellers and buyers occasionally use for negotiating. Always carry a pen and paper too. There are other large shopping districts where only local people shop. You will be a novelty in those areas, but you do not need to be nervous. You will probably get some great deals because even the inflated tourist prices in Tianjin are half what they are in Beijing. Add in some friendly bargaining, and you will feel like the Champion Shopper of the World! * Commons:Category:Tianjin WikiPedia:Tianjin Dmoz:Regional Asia China Tianjin
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thumb 200px Jan Myrdal in a open-air meeting against a Swedish involvement in the war in Afghanistan, October 27, 2007 (Image:Author jan myrdal 27nov 2007 södermalmstorg Stockholm Sweden.jpg) '''Jan Myrdal''' (born 19 July 1927 in Bromma, Stockholm) is a Swedish (Sweden) author, leftist-political writer and columnist. He is an honorary doctor of literature at Upsala College in New Jersey, USA, and a Ph.D. at Nankai University in Tianjin in China. He has lived at various times in the United States, Afghanistan, Iran and India. He is the son of the Social Democrat (Swedish Social Democratic Party)s and Nobel Laureates Alva Myrdal and Gunnar Myrdal; he broke completely with both at an early age for personal reasons while keeping them in esteem for their public achievements. He was married to Gun Kessle, a photographer, graphic artist and writer, until her death in 2007. She illustrated many of his works. *'''Middle East''': Aqaba, Bahrain, Salalah, Port Said *'''Asia''': Cai Mep, Colombo, Dalian, Guangzhou, Kobe, Laem Chabang, Mumbai, Pipavav, Qingdao, Tanjung Pelepas, Tianjin, Shanghai, Xiamen, Yokohama. *'''Africa''': Abidjan, Apapa, Cotonou, Douala, Luanda, Monrovia, Onne Port, Pointe Noire, Port Elizabeth, Tangier, Tema. thumb "A halt on the march": Owen Lattimore in late 1926, on his first journey across Inner Asia (his diary from this journey on the "desert road to Turkestan" enabled him to write his first book, the start of his career as a scholar of the region) (File:Owen-Latimore-Desert-Road-to-Turkestan-p220-A-HALT-ON-THE-MARCH.png) Although born in the US, Lattimore was raised in Tianjin, China, where his parents, David and Margaret Lattimore, were teachers of English at a Chinese university. (His brother was the classics translator Richmond Lattimore. One of his sisters was the children's author Eleanor Frances Lattimore.) After being schooled at home by his mother, he left China at the age of twelve and attended schools in Switzerland and St Bees School, England (1915–1919), but returned in 1919 when it turned out that he would not have enough funds for attending university. Volvo IT has around 5000 employees and offices in Gothenburg, Skövde, Wrocław, Ghent, Lyon, Greensboro, Bangalore, Kuala Lumpur, Tianjin and Curitiba. Corollas are manufactured in Japan and in Brazil (Indaiatuba, São Paulo), Canada (Cambridge, Ontario), China (People's Republic of China) (Tianjin), India (Bangalore), Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, South Africa (Durban), Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey and Venezuela. Production has previously been made in Australia (Victoria (Victoria (Australia))) and the United Kingdom ( Derbyshire
the government of the Republic of China assigned portions of northern Zhili province to its neighbors in the north and renamed the remainder Hebei Province. The American Asiatic Association published an account of the Dongxiang's origins in the "Asia, Volume 40". A Muslim Mongol, Ma Chuanyuan, who was the supermagistrate of five districts, was interviewed, and gave a story on his people's origins. The conversion to Islam by a clan descended from Genghis Khan angered their relatives, who
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'''Tianjin''' ( ; Postal map spelling (Chinese postal map romanization): '''Tientsin''') is a metropolis in northern China (North China) and one of the five national central cities (National Central City) of the People's Republic of China (PRC). It is governed as one of the four direct-controlled municipalities (Direct-controlled municipalities of China) of the PRC, and is thus under direct administration of the central government (Central People's Government). Tianjin borders Hebei Province and Beijing Municipality, bounded to the east by the Bohai Gulf portion of the Yellow Sea. Part of the Bohai Economic Rim, it is the largest coastal city in northern China.
In terms of urban population, Tianjin is the fourth largest in China, after Shanghai, Beijing, and Guangzhou. In terms of administrative area population, Tianjin also ranks fifth in Mainland China. Tianjin is a dual-core city, with its main urban area (including the old city) located along the Hai River, which connects to the Yellow (Yellow River) and Yangtze (Yangtze River) Rivers via the Grand Canal (Grand Canal (China)); and Binhai, a New Area urban core located east of the old city, on the coast of Bohai Sea. As of the end of 2010, around 285 Fortune 500 companies have set up base in Binhai, which is a new growth pole in China and is a hub of advanced industry and financial activity. Since the mid-19th century, Tianjin has been a major seaport and gateway to the nation's capital.