Tag Archives: Tianjin

China Reports Corruption in Tianjin Safety Licensing

Washington, D.C.  The well-connected owners of a warehouse that exploded in the northeastern Chinese port city of Tianjin last week used their relationships with officials to obtain apparently fraudulent safety licenses, according to state media. Buildings damaged or destroyed by the Tianjin explosion. Image: VOA. The corruption allegation, which surfaced Wednesday, is likely to prompt […]

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China: Tianjin Rain Raises Concerns About Toxicity

Beijing, China. Rain has begun to fall in China’s blast-struck northeastern port city of Tianjin as officials raced to prevent the further spread of hazardous chemicals and explosives from the site. It was not immediately clear whether Tuesday’s rain was helping spread a toxic mix of chemicals and dangerous materials from last week’s blasts or […]

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In China: On the World We Want to Build

By Trevor H. Paul. Tianjin, China.   I came to China just over eight months ago to provide an American education experience for Chinese students in Tianjin.  Since then I have had the opportunity to become the director of U-Excel International Academy and to develop a program that assists Chinese students in attending universities and high […]

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