Malaysian-financed Desalination Plant in Tianjin Gets the Green Light

Xianda (Tianjin) Seawater Resources Development Co, a leading environmental engineering firm in Asia, announced Thursday [3 November 2016] a construction and operation agreement for the first zero-liquid discharge seawater desalination project in China. The deal takes place during Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak’s seven-day visit, which started from Monday, in China. He said at the

H7N9 Avian Influenza Death Reported in Northeast China’s Liaoning Province

One patient has died of H7N9 bird flu in northeast China’s Liaoning Province, local health authorities said on Tuesday [5 July 2016]. The death was reported on June 16 at Shenyang City of Liaoning Province, according to the provincial commission of health and family planning…Full Article: Xinhua July 2016 Key Point In March 2013, China

JD.com Partners with Shanghai Cold Storage Company to Supply Fresh Produce in Tianjin

Jingdong (one of China’s leading e-commerce platforms) [JD.com] fresh produce and Zhengming Logistics jointly open their cold storage in Tianjin Lanxi cold chain logistic center.  This one serves as Jingdong’s first cold chain storage in Tianjin city, which will be operated through Shanghai Zhengming logistic system. Thanks to its minus 18 degrees’ cold chain, customers

Tianjin Port Destroys Questionable Citrus Shipment from Spain

Spanish diplomatic authorities on Thursday [17 March 2016] confirmed that a 20-ton shipment of lemons and oranges destroyed two days earlier by Chinese authorities did not meet export requirements. These same sources added that they green-lighted a decision not to allow the citrus fruit shipment into the Asian market. On March 11, China’s quality-control agency

France’s Carrefour Opens New Distribution Facility in Tianjin

Supermarket chain Carrefour on Wednesday [2 December 2015] opened a distribution center in North China’s Tianjin, providing logistics support for its more than 30 supermarkets in the region. The center covers 25,000 square meters and is intended to improve delivery efficiency in the Jing-Jin-Ji region – short for Beijing, Tianjin and North China’s Hebei Province

Tianjin to Establish a Commercial Cloning Center to Shore Up China’s Beef Industry

Chinese scientists have signed a deal to establish a commercial animal cloning center in the northern port city of Tianjin, edging the controversial science closer to mainstream acceptance. The plant in the Tianjin Economic and Technological Development Area (TEDA), a government-sponsored business development park, will clone animals including sniffer and pet dogs, beef cattle and

Beijing to Build 80 Eco-Friendly Vegetable Plots That Limit the Use of Harmful Pesticides

Beijing will build 80 demonstration vegetable bases in Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei to ensure the supplies of safe and eco-friendly vegetables to Beijing residents. Beijing’s vegetables supplies mostly come from Hebei and Tianjin that have inferior technologies and facilities to Beijing. There will be technology promotion in these three places and plans to build 80

Beijing, Tianjin, and Hebei Sign Agreement on Agricultural Cooperation

The Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Modern Agricultural Coordinated Development Symposium was held in Beijing on March 14. One of the key events at the symposium was the signing of the “Agricultural Cooperative Development Framework Agreement” by the three regions. The agreement consists of three parts. First, Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei agreed to shift their focus toward the agricultural

Tianjin’s Tingyi Holding Corp, Pepsi’s Partner in China, Inks Deal with Starbucks

Tingyi Holding Corp, a leading food and beverage producer, has inked an agreement with global coffee chain Starbucks to manufacture and distribute the latter’s ready-to-drink products on the Chinese mainland. The move is expected to help the global coffee chain expand its footprint in China, especially in lower-tier cities, where the Seattle-based company does not