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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Ford plant opens

Mar 30, 2015

Ford's auto assembly plant in Hangzhou has opened after two years of construction and an investment of US$760 million.


Theft cases

Mar 30, 2015

As of March 23, Hangzhou has reported 1,090 thefts this year, mostly committed on buses, streets and shops, police said last week.


Car plate prices rise

Mar 30, 2015

The average price of a car plate this month reached 21,316 yuan (US$3,404) for individual buyers, increasing 3,132 yuan from February.


This charming city

Mar 30, 2015

Hangzhou has once again been voted one of China's top 10 charming cities by expatriates.


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


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


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.


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.


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