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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Kicking up some kung fu spirit

Sep 22, 2014 | Author: Xinhua

A seventh grader does kung fu at Hangzhou Wenlan Junior High School before an audience. The program, combining traditional music and dance performances, is a warm-up for a Chinese poetry recital competition next month.


Holiday travel rush

Sep 22, 2014

High-speed railway tickets for October 1, the first day of the weeklong National Day holiday, are selling quickly.Tickets have already sold out to destinations like Wuhan in Hubei Province,


Free subway tickets

Sep 22, 2014

Today is World Car Free Day. To encourage Hangzhou residents not to drive to work today, local transport authorities sent out free Metro tickets at Wulinmen Station of Metro Line 1 last Monday.


Sewage network

Sep 22, 2014

A MORE efficient sewage pipe network will be built to cover most of the city's major districts in five years, the city authority said last week.


Inter-city rail links

Sep 22, 2014

Hangzhou plans to start construction of two inter-city railways to Lin'an and Fuyang in the second half of next year, the Hangzhou Development and Reform Commission said last week.The Hangzhou-Lin'


Bus-only lanes

Sep 22, 2014

Hangzhou has added 15 bus-only lanes stretching more than 80 kilometers in the downtown area, including Zhonghe Road and Qingchun Road.After all the lines, signs and markings are completed,


Veteran's tender love story touches the nation

Sep 19, 2014 | Author: Wu Huixin

A 92-year-old veteran still pines for his lost love, a Japanese woman he met in Taiwan during the War of Resistance against Japanese Aggression (1937-45).Zhou Fukang hasn'


Homemade dishes worth clucking about

Sep 18, 2014 | Author: Xu Wenwen

Restaurants dishing out authentic traditional Hangzhou cuisine are mostly in scenic areas and usually target tourists — a stereotype shaped about a decade ago when contemporary Hangzhou cuisine


Osmanthus flowers paint the hills with color

Sep 17, 2014 | Author: Wu Huixin

Tang Dynasty (AD 618-907) poet Bai Juyi once wrote a poem about a beautiful scene of golden flowers and his hopes of returning to Hangzhou to gaze upon blooming osmanthus once again.


Stitching up a once popular fashion street

Sep 16, 2014 | Author: Wu Huixin

A famous Hangzhou street known for its clothing stores has fallen on tough times in the past two years. A combination of high rents, fierce competition from online shops and glitzy new shopping malls


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