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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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


Reading preferences

Sep 15, 2014

most people in Hangzhou read books, and novels and biographies were their favorite types of books, a recent survey by Hangzhou Library found. Those under 14 years of age favored books like "


Summer safety

Sep 15, 2014

Police have so far cracked 1,670 gang-related cases in Hangzhou since they launched operation "Xia An," or "Safety Summer," last month.


PM2.5 density rises

Sep 15, 2014

The PM2.5 density in Hangzhou was higher this summer than last year as less wind and frequent rains meant pollutants didn't dissipate as quickly, the city'


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