Shanghai Daily Hangzhou Special

To show the world a thriving and dynamic Hangzhou, on March 25, 2009, Shanghai Daily inaugurated its Hangzhou Special page in the capital of Zhejiang Province known as the "tourism heaven." The page is available to all Shanghai Daily readers Mondays through Fridays. The page aims at display Hangzhou's abundant tourism resources and sound investment environment with vivid pictures and stories in an all round way.

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Great watering holes to while away the time

Dec 18, 2014 | Author: Xu Wenwen

HANGZHOU has a lively bar and restaurant scene. The people that make these places a joy to visit have stories aplenty to share as they have seen some funny things over the years when customers drink a bit too much. "Every...

Strolling through history in old lanes

Dec 17, 2014 | Author: Wu Huixin

Thoroughfares dotted with clothing stores and boutiques reflect a city's modern side.

Legal changes coming to domestic abuse

Dec 16, 2014 | Author: Wu Huixin

Domestic violence has gained traction as an important issue that needs to be addressed both legally and socially.

Oh yeah! We're adults now

Dec 15, 2014 | Author: Xinhua

Students dressed in Han Dynasty (206 BC-AD 220) clothing take a selfie after a ceremony held in Hangzhou's Confucius Temple last week. More than 450 senior high school students celebrated turning 18. Since 2000, Zhejiang Province has designated December 9 as the annual "Coming-of-Age Day."

Plans for Line 3

Dec 15, 2014

A BLUEPRINT for Metro Line 3 has the route stretching 36 kilometers from Xixi Wetland Park to Linping Town.

Super congested

Dec 15, 2014

Hangzhou continued to be the second most congested city in China in the third quarter, according to navigation service company AutoNavi.

Controlling emissions

Dec 15, 2014

The Hangzhou Environmental Protection Bureau issued emissions quota cards to industrial companies.

Conference backers

Dec 15, 2014

Ten doctors, engineers, academics and artists were hired on Monday by the Hangzhou government as "Conference Ambassadors" to attract international forums to the city.

No cheap plates

Dec 15, 2014

It will no longer be possible to win a car plate at this month's auction with a starting price of 10,000 yuan (US$1,634), officials said.

Pagoda's ancient artifacts on display for 1st time

Dec 12, 2014 | Author: Wu Huixin

Leifeng Pagoda has stood silently watching over Hangzhou for more than 1,000 years.

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