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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Listen up! Food also sounds wonderful

Aug 21, 2014 | Author: Xu Wenwen

While it's safe to say almost everyone pays attention to the way food looks and tastes, the sound of different foods often goes unnoticed.

Tasty, nutritious kiwifruit there for picking

Aug 20, 2014 | Author: Wu Huixin

A kiwifruit a day keeps the doctor away. That old saying may be more attributable to apples, but the fuzzy little kiwi is dubbed "king of fruit" by some, as it is rich in amino acids, mineral substances

Working to reduce mountains of trash

Aug 19, 2014 | Author: Wu Huixin

Hangzhou continues to work on a smelly issue — garbage. The amount of rubbish is rising at an "alarming rate" and the city's main landfill will likely be completely full in five years.

Fancy a ride in this little beauty?

Aug 18, 2014 | Author: Xinhua

Several people take a close look at a helicopter on display at Zhong-ou Airplane Co Ltd's Hangzhou branch, the first store in he city that is authorized to sell helicopters. The R22 helicopter, produced by US-based Robinson Helicopter Company, costs 3 million yuan (US$487,529).

Line 7 route plan

Aug 18, 2014

Metro Line 7 will connect downtown Hangzhou with Xiaoshan International Airport, according to the city's master plan for urban projects between 2001 and 2020. The planned subway will include stops at

It's a baby boom

Aug 18, 2014

MORE than 80,000 babies are expected to be born in Hangzhou this year, the most since 1989, family planning officials said. The rise comes after the Chinese government modified the one-child policy in

Bus security guards

Aug 18, 2014

HANGZHOU will deploy security guards on city buses to ensure the safety of passengers, officials said last week. The guards will watch out for acts of arson and terrorism and they will be posted on buses

Trade grows

Aug 18, 2014

Zhejiang Province's trade reached a monthly record of 205.84 billion yuan (US$33.45 billion) in July despite a drop in imports, according to Hangzhou Customs. It increased 7.7 percent from a year earlier.

Water price rise?

Aug 18, 2014

HANGZHOU may raise its water price to offset rising costs and encourage conservation, the city's water authority said. The price is now 1.85 yuan (30 US cents) per cubic meter of water and includes water

New police units vow quick response time

Aug 15, 2014 | Author: Wu Huixin

THE newly founded Hangzhou Traffic Police Tactical Unit has vowed to reach the scene of traffic accidents quicker than before to ensure the injured get prompt treatment and reduce traffic jams downtown.

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