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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Dad teaches daughter life lessons on trips

Mar 27, 2015 | Author: Xu Wenwen

WHILE some Chinese kids are considered spoiled in part because they are the only child, a Hangzhou father is teaching his daughter to be independent. Bu Ensa has traveled around the world with her and


Seeking 2 lucky families for 30-day world tour

Mar 27, 2015 | Author: Vanessa Xu

HANGZHOU is now recruiting two families to act as city ambassadors. The chosen families will be given a 30-day trip around the world with the task of promoting Hangzhou as a tourist destination. Hangzhou


Bamboo shoots arrive for spring menus

Mar 26, 2015 | Author: Wu Huixin

IF Hangzhou natives are asked to pick a vegetable to epitomize the flavor of spring, most would likely select bamboo shoots. Bamboo forests cover most areas surrounding the city and other places in Zhejiang


Old lanes come to life with spring flowers

Mar 25, 2015 | Author: Wu Huixin

PICTURE a beautiful woman wearing a cheongsam and holding a Chinese-style umbrella as she walks along a narrow lane flanked with old houses. For many this is a classic scene associated with jiangnan,


Something's stirring in tea village

Mar 23, 2015 | Author: Xinhua

Zhao Xuefen (right) picks new Longjing tea leaves with other farmers at Meijiawu Village, one of the major of Longjing tea plantations. Other tea growers will start harvesting this week as tea groves around West Lake are srpouting new leaves. Longjing tea yield and average prices this year are almost the same as last year, according to tea growers.


4 bird flu cases

Mar 23, 2015

Hangzhou has reported four H7N9 bird flu cases this year, with one patient dead last week.


5kg of 'ice' seized

Mar 23, 2015

Hangzhou police busted a drug trafficking ring recently and seized 5 kilograms of methamphetamine — also known as "ice" — and a handgun.


Fuyang reforms

Mar 23, 2015

Fuyang, a small city bordering Hangzhou, has become a new district of the provincial capital and is carrying out sweeping government reforms, said officials.


E-commerce zone

Mar 23, 2015

Hangzhou was recently given the green light by the State Council to establish the China (Hangzhou) Cross-border E-commerce Pilot Zone to encourage foreign trade and industrial restructuring.


US photographer explores issues dear to women

Mar 20, 2015 | Author: Vanessa Xu

PRETTY women are often subjects in photos. But American female photographer Patty Carroll covers her models in opulent fabrics and then shoots them for her "Anonymous Women" series. The exhibition is


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