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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Expat's aerial video leads to business idea

Sep 2, 2015 | Author: Xu Wenwen

FOUR months ago Austrian Dominik Derflinger purchased an unmanned drone and started shooting a video of Hangzhou. The result is "Thank You Hangzhou," which is widely spread on social media, receiving

Regulation bans free disposable products

Sep 1, 2015 | Author: Xu Wenwen

A new Hangzhou regulation bans hotels, restaurants and other tourism companies from providing free disposable products to customers. The ban means hotels in the city will no longer be able to provide

Hornet attack

Aug 31, 2015

Eight tourists from Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, and a security guard were attacked by hornets in the Xixi Wetland Park last week.

Alibaba in Singapore

Aug 31, 2015

China's e-commerce giant Alibaba Group has said that it will open a data center next month in Singapore, the second overseas database to be launched this year by Aliyun, its cloud computing arm.

Safety issues found

Aug 31, 2015

A TOTAL of 236 unsafe elevators and escalators in Hangzhou have either been repaired or replaced following two fatal accidents elsewhere in China last month.

Expressway progress

Aug 31, 2015

Work is progressing well on four new stretches of expressway in the Hangzhou area, the contractor said recently.

Falling in line for new school year

Aug 31, 2015

Freshmen at Hangzhou Agriculture and Forestry University last week undertake military training, which is mandatory for high school and college students in China, under the guidance of a drillmaster. Tomorrow, about 90,000 primary and secondary students in the city will begin their new school year.

Looking to revive the carpentry industry

Aug 28, 2015 | Author: Wu Huixin

Carpentry is a fading skill in modern China. Some in the industry fear it is slowly dying out, while others believe it has the potential to bounce back as a hobby if marketed properly. Qi Jianfei, 63,

Western eateries spring up in creative parks

Aug 27, 2015 | Author: Xu Wenwen

ABOUT a decade ago a bunch of designers opened Metoo Cafe in a creative park. It started a trend that in subsequent years led to more Western restaurants opening inside newly established creative parks.

Busty matchmaking event draws criticism

Aug 25, 2015 | Author: Wu Huixin

A recent matchmaking event in a Hangzhou park attracted more than 10,000 lonely hearts hoping to find some interesting dating prospects.

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