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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Whole world of Spring Festival bargains

Jan 28, 2015 | Author: Xu Wenwen

FLOWERS and fruit are traditionally used to brighten up homes to welcome the Chinese New Year and help put everyone in a holiday mood. Usually in the run-up to the Spring Festival — this year Chinese


Institute spills details about old flood wall

Jan 27, 2015 | Author: Wu Huixin

The Hangzhou Institute of Archeology has revealed four significant discoveries that it unearthed in the city last year — a flood wall, tomb, city wall and an ancient ruin.


Taxi fare increases

Jan 26, 2015

The flag-down taxi fare was increased on January 19 from 5 yuan to 7 yuan in Xiasha area.


New elevated road

Jan 26, 2015

Construction of an elevated road along Shixiang Road, a main artery in the city's Gongshu District, will start before Chinese New Year.


Air pollution

Jan 26, 2015

The government of Zhejiang Province has decided to tackle its air pollution by connecting it to job promotions for officials.


Home prices drop

Jan 26, 2015

Hangzhou's average home price fell 10.3 percent year-on-year in December, the biggest drop among 70 major cities in China, according to the National Bureau of Statistics.


Park-and-ride

Jan 26, 2015

Park-and-ride facilities at two Metro Line 1 stations were put into service on January 19.


Getting an early start for Chinese New Year

Jan 26, 2015

Cai Yunchao, director of Tongyingtang Academy, teaches a child to write the Chinese character fu , meaning luck, in Hangzhou's Qiaoxi Historic Block. It is part of a series of celebrations to welcome


Taxi fare increases

Jan 26, 2015

The flag-down taxi fare was increased on January 19 from 5 yuan to 7 yuan in Xiasha area.


New elevated road

Jan 26, 2015

Construction of an elevated road along Shixiang Road, a main artery in the city's Gongshu District, will start before Chinese New Year.


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