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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Model bus driver

Mar 16, 2015

Kong Shengdong, who has been driving a No. 28 bus for 10 years, has been named a Hangzhou model worker for learning from Lei Feng — the altruistic Chinese solider who always tried to help others and who


Excellence in the frame at city art show

Mar 16, 2015

A visitor admires a painting at the "Pursuit of Excellence" exhibition featuring more than 200 works by teachers and students from art academies around the country. The show at the Hangzhou site


Finding a cure at major TCM exhibition

Mar 13, 2015 | Author: Wu Huixin

TRADITIONAL Chinese medicine has been considered a national treasure through the centuries. People today still turn to TCM if Western medicine doesn't cure them thoroughly. TCM includes various forms


Studying best snacking spots around campus

Mar 12, 2015 | Author: Xu Wenwen

WHILE the prestigious Zhejiang University in Hangzhou nourishes students' minds, the restaurants and cafes around the large campus provide nourishment for the stomach. For decades, Xixi Road, the north


Bicycling offers leaisurely way to see the sights

Mar 11, 2015 | Author: Wu Huixin

Spring is a great time to bicycle around Hangzhou's green hills as flowers bloom along roads and the tea harvest approaches.


GDP phasing out in government evaluation

Mar 10, 2015 | Author: Wu Huixin

GROSS domestic product growth has been the main way of evaluating a government's work for years. But the Zhejiang Province government will no longer use the criterion when assessing governments in 26


A helping hand for the elderly

Mar 9, 2015 | Author: Xinhua

A volunteer from Hangzhou Yuhang Power Grid Co helps an elderly man in Tangqi Nursing Home. More than 10 volunteers from the company sent health care products and decorations to the elderly to celebrate the Lantern Festival, which was last Thursday. Volunteer service will now be recorded on a resident's Hangzhou Citizen Card. Those who volunteer will be eligible for public services as the Yuhang District government seeks ways to encourage volunteerism.


Foxconn agreement

Mar 9, 2015

The Hangzhou government last week signed an agreement with Foxconn Group, the world's largest electronics contractor.


Traffic measures

Mar 9, 2015

Hangzhou authorities have taken measures to ease traffic congestion around West Lake ahead of the spring travel season.


E-commerce bylaw

Mar 9, 2015

The Hangzhou government approved draft regulations on Internet transactions recently.


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