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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Bite into simple, tasty and fresh Shandong fare

Apr 17, 2014 | Author: Wu Huixin

SHANDONG cuisine occupies a high position in Chinese food by virtue of its long history and delicate cooking methods. It originated from the Qi and Lu kingdoms, which were in present-day Shandong Province


Awards for the lighter side of scientific research

Apr 16, 2014 | Author: Wu Huixin

THE third annual Pineapple Science Prize handed out its awards last Saturday at Zhejiang Science and Technology Museum in Hangzhou. Seven smart ideas were awarded in the categories of math, biology and


Artist showcases talent through various mediums

Apr 16, 2014 | Author: Xu Wenwen and Fang Wei

Big works, big name, and bold style, that's what Pan Gongkai shows to visitors in his solo exhibition "Dispersion and Generation" at Zhejiang Art Museum. Pan, born in 1947, is the son of Pan Tianshou,


Pedal power

Apr 15, 2014

CYCLING around West Lake is popular among both tourists and locals. It's also one of the best ways to get around because traffic jams in the area are common. There are more than 80 Hangzhou public bicycle


Bike rental vendors feel the heat after ban

Apr 15, 2014 | Author: Xu Wenwen

Small bicycle rental businesses are suffering in the wake of a Hangzhou government ban on surrey and tandem bikes. The bikes have always been popular with tourists wanting to take a leisurely ride around


Cracking down on extravagance

Apr 14, 2014 | Author: Xinhua

An aerial view of Kaixin Teahouse, formerly the West Lake Clubhouse. The Hangzhou West Lake Scenic Area Management Committee and World Heritage Research Center of Peking University recently announced plans on changing the operation of 30 private lakeside clubs after the Hangzhou government ordered the private clubs to close earlier following a nationwide campaign to crack down on extravagance among officials and fight corruption. Only one will remain in the catering business while the others will no longer be reserved for the wealthy and powerful.


Get snapping

Apr 14, 2014

THIS year's Hangzhou Citizen Photography Festival will begin on May 8. Exhibitions for both amateur and professional photographers will be held, along with an award ceremony and a lecture by a Pulitzer


UK visa center

Apr 14, 2014

THE new Hangzhou UK Visa Application Center on Chaohui Road opened last Wednesday. The new center at Shenlan Square has 12 windows, including eight for applications, two for fingerprint collection and


Pagoda to reopen

Apr 14, 2014

HANGZHOU'S landmark Liuhe Pagoda reopened to the public last Thursday after being closed for renovations for nearly one year. Visitors can walk up stairs to the seventh floor of the 13-story pagoda. Liuhe


The great outdoors

Apr 14, 2014

The annual Outdoor Lifestyle Hangzhou Fair was held at Hangzhou Peace International Convention and Exhibition Center recently, luring over 5,000 exhibitors and visitors from around the world. Exhibitors


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