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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Program aims to inspire tomorrow's folk artists

Jan 15, 2016 | Author: Xu Wenwen

To fill gaps in rural art education and inspire interest in folk culture, the Zhejiang Art Museum has invited 20 artisans to visit village schools across the province.


Historic buildings get commercial facelift

Jan 14, 2016 | Author: Xu Wenwen

THE weather has been chilly for weeks, and, with fewer tourists willing to brace the cold, wandering the paths and walkways around Hangzhou's West Lake or the Grand Canal seems more enjoyable than ever.


Off the beaten path, natural beauty awaits

Jan 13, 2016

Aside from the West Lake, Xixi Wetland and Thousand Islands Lake, Hangzhou has several other, lesser known tourist attractions.


Women propel can-do spirit in business

Jan 12, 2016 | Author: Xu Wenwen

Women are up-and-comers in the realm of entrepreneurs, and Zhejiang Province appears to offer an ideal environment for those who are enterprising and want to strike out on their own.


Art inspection

Jan 11, 2016

Zhejiang Art Museum staff members check the paintings and calligraphy works donated by Fu Juanfu's relatives. Fu was born in Hangzhou in 1910 and was a famous art educator, painter and calligrapher. The 99 donated works include horse painting by Xu Beihong and calligraphy by Yu Youren. The works will be showcased in April.


Song relics exhibit

Jan 11, 2016

The Southern Song Dynasty Relics Special Exhibition is open through April 3 at the Wulin Branch of Zhejiang Museum.


Insurance expanded

Jan 11, 2016

Zhejiang has become the first province in China to partially cover rare diseases such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) in its medical insurance scheme.


Lights to be installed

Jan 11, 2016

Hangzhou plans to set up the so-called lightening landscape on both banks of the Qiantang River, covering Qianjiang New Town, Shangcheng District, Olympic Sports Center as well as Qianjiang No.


Rivers to be dredged

Jan 11, 2016

Local authorities published a list of 32 downtown rivers to be dredged before the end of April.


New projects started

Jan 11, 2016

Zhejiang Province last week started work on a total of 614 projects totalling 665.2 billion yuan (US$104 billion).


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