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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A doughy New Year's ritual bursting with flavor

Feb 4, 2016 | Author: Wu Huixin

Eating dumplings during the Spring Festival is a centuries-old tradition in China.


At Chao Shan, snow falling on plum trees

Feb 3, 2016 | Author: Xu Wenwen

SINCE snow fell on Sunday, Chao Shan, or Mount Chao, in Yuhang has been covered with a thin layer of white ice crystals. Hidden underneath are the beautiful blossoms of 50,000 plum trees that grow on


With phones, netizens hunt for misbehaved

Feb 2, 2016 | Author: Wu Huixin

THE video capability of cell phones coupled with the popularity of social media often take some of the worst aspects of daily life and blow them all out of proportion. That was the case recently when


Checkmate, monkey!

Feb 1, 2016

Monkeys sit amid oversized chess pieces during an event at Rotten Apple Park in Hangzhou, in east China's Zhejiang Province, on Thursday. A dozen monkeys are being trained to play tricks for the audience at the park as part of the festivities for the upcoming Year of the Monkey, which begins on February 8.


Creative growth

Feb 1, 2016

Hangzhou's cultural and creative industries generated 223.21 billion yuan (US$34.88 billion) in 2015, up 20.4 percent from the prior year, according to a recent white paper from the municipal governme


Avian flu diagnosis

Feb 1, 2016

Another human H7N9 avian flu case has been confirmed in east China's Zhejiang Province.


Closure draft

Feb 1, 2016

Schools, businesses and factories can close if the local weather bureau issues a red alert, according to a draft regulation posted on the Hangzhou government's website on Wednesday.


New train station

Feb 1, 2016

A NEW railway station will be built on the west side of Hangzhou during the 13th Five-Year Plan period (2016-2020), public transport officials announced on Thursday.


Arbitration court

Feb 1, 2016

An international arbitration court was established on Tuesday in east China's Zhejiang Province to help local enterprises handle trade disputes with foreign parties.


Fox captured

Feb 1, 2016

Two Hangzhou Zoo workers captured a stray fox on the roof of a 12-floor apartment building in Shangcheng District on Thursday.


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