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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Floating along on a fisherman's dream

Jul 10, 2015 | Author: Xu Wenwen

TWO exhibitions are creating somewhat of a stir in Hangzhou's art scene. One features the paintings of fishermen from Zhoushan and the other a series of thought-provoking videos. Fishermen in Zhejiang


Meaty joints serve up some fine hunks of beef

Jul 9, 2015 | Author: Xu Wenwen

PEOPLE from different cultures have an amazing variety of beef recipes. Steak is common in the West, Kobe beef is a Japanese delicacy and beef balls originated in southern China. Globalization means Hangzhou


Ride-hailing companies stir up the market

Jul 7, 2015 | Author: Xu Wenwen

ALTERCATIONS broke out again last week between drivers of ride-hailing companies Uber and Didi Kuaidi and mainstream cabbies, requiring police intervention. It was the latest in a series of conflicts


Winning over expats

Jul 6, 2015

Hangzhou will train over 80 percent of its public service staff in English, set up at least one international university and one international hospital by 2017 as it strives to make the city more livable


Expressway repairs

Jul 6, 2015

Drivers are being advised to avoid the Hangzhou-Nanjing section on G25 Expressway until its maintenance work is completed by October.


Wedding expenses

Jul 6, 2015

The average wedding cost in Hangzhou is around 400,000 yuan (US$65,574), excluding the cost of housing and a car, industry sources said.


Bus Wi-Fi upgrade

Jul 6, 2015

Free and faster Wi-Fi service will be available on 4,000 buses in downtown Hangzhou from August, Hangzhou Bus Corporation said.


High-speed trains

Jul 6, 2015

With the opening of Hefei-Fuzhou high-speed rail, which runs from Anhui Province to Fujian Province across Beijing-Shanghai and Shanghai-Kunming high-speed rails, on July 1, travelers from Hangzhou will


Gas price hike

Jul 6, 2015

The Hangzhou Price Bureau will hold a public hearing next month on raising gas prices.


A test in writing skills

Jul 6, 2015

Englishman Joe Luksza writes his Chinese name with a brush during a Hangzhou tour last week. Luksza won the weeklong free tour in a lucky draw campaign sponsored by KLM, an airline based in the Netherlands, and Hangzhou Tourism Commission. Luksza and his friend visited the West Lake, Grand Canal and Xixi Wetland in Hangzhou.


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