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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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Exhibition focuses on Nat Geo's best shots

Apr 29, 2016 | Author: Wu Huixin

NATIONAL Geographic, the official magazine of the National Geographic Society, has been known as one of the world's top purveyors of quality photojournalism for more than a century.

At an ongoing exhibition,


New kids on the block broaden culinary horizon

Apr 28, 2016 | Author: Xu Wenwen

HANGZHOU'S restaurant scene is booming and competition is getting fiercer. We've looked at three new additions to the food scene to see how they are trying to attract customers.

Hawker 18 specializes


Some brick-and-mortar bookshops thrive

Apr 27, 2016 | Author: Wu Huixin

Bricks-and-mortar bookstores have been hit by online booksellers, but in Hangzhou, a number of local bookstores have managed not only to survive, but to thrive.


Small feet step onto the ladder of education

Apr 26, 2016 | Author: Xu Wenwen

Thousands of pre-school children were subjected to recruitment "exams" at 19 private primary schools this month, pushed by parents seeking to give them what is considered a better education.


Focus on Zhejiang's intangible heritage

Apr 22, 2016 | Author: Wu Huixin

ZHEJIANG Province is sometimes referred to as "home to thousands of crafts" as it has been a center of a large number of arts and crafts for centuries.

Now, an exhibition in Wulin Pavilion of Zhejiang


The finest places for a soothing cup of Longjing

Apr 21, 2016 | Author: Xu Wenwen

Just like the Provence smells like lavender in fall, Hangzhou smells like tea in spring.


Find the beauty of Zhejiang's ancient towns

Apr 20, 2016 | Author: Wu Huixin

XITANG and Wuzhen towns are so well known that some complain about the masses of tourists that spoil their charm. But there are towns in Zhejiang Province that are similar to Xitang and Wuzhen, minus


New regulations aim to lift elevator safety

Apr 19, 2016 | Author: Wu Huixin

AN elevator accident that killed a cleaner in a Hangzhou shopping mall last week has revived public concern about what has come to be called "lifts eating people."

The accident occurred while a cleaner


The faces of art

Apr 18, 2016

A visitor walks past "Faces of Lu Xun," a wood carving on display at the China Academy of Art. More than 1,000 paintings, sculptures, video and installation works by students and teachers of the academy are displayed through May 8.


Better drug control

Apr 18, 2016

In addition to hospitals who have already stopped intravenous infusion of antibiotics to outpatients, 11 more hospitals in Hangzhou have vowed to stop with the common practice by July.


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