Tianjin

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Philadelphia Reaches Out To Chinese Sister City Amid Disaster

For 35 years, Philadelphia and Tianjin have been official Sister Cities, a Cold War-era designation that stuck.

08/16/2015

(Mayor Michael Nutter speaks with reporters outside his office in City Hall.  File photo by Mike Dunn)

Mayor Nutter Defends Decision To Spend Week In China

Nutter first stressed that the trip cost taxpayers nothing, as the Chamber of Commerce program called “Select Philadelphia” picked up the estimated $9,000 tab for Nutter and four other city employees.

12/07/2012