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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Best for bikes

Oct 11, 2013

Hangzhou topped the list of the world's best bike-sharing cities, according to USA Today newspaper.Hangzhou was followed by Paris and Wuhan, capital city of Hubei Province, in the ranking of 16 cities.Hangzhou


Savoring a great catch of freshwater fish and crabs

Oct 10, 2013 | Author: Xu Wenwen

Autumn is the season of harvest, but it's not just on land. Lakes and rivers also get in on the act, producing plump shrimps, fatter fish and crabs with more roe.Hangzhou people never miss these gifts


Quiet bar street lures visitors to scenic hills

Oct 9, 2013 | Author: Xu Wenwen

West Lake is alluring not only during the day, but also at night when the moon shines and lights glimmer. It's an area both for strolling along the water to enjoy tranquility or visiting restaurants,


Indians find success and a new home in China

Sep 30, 2013 | Author: Xu Wenwen

An Indian man in a white shirt and neatly combed hair sits in a restaurant, and while enjoying a cup of coffee, he is also observant, sometimes saluting others with a big smile, sometimes asking waiters


Property investment up 17 percent

Sep 27, 2013

Property investment in Zhejiang Province amounted to 327.4 billion yuan in the first seven months of this year, an increase of 16.8 percent from a year earlier. However, the growth rate is 1 percentage point lower than last year.


Pick fruit at park

Sep 27, 2013

People visiting Xixi National Wetland Park can pick persimmons that are ripening and ready for harvest during late September and early October.There are 1,850 persimmon trees in the park. Visitors can


Local heroes praised

Sep 27, 2013

The city government announced the 10 most admirable Hangzhou citizens for their outstanding contribution to raising social ethics.Heading the list is Wu Juping, 32, dubbed the "prettiest mom" after she


Molds reveal history

Sep 27, 2013

Six clay molds, which contain engraved coin designs of 5 zhu (a monetary unit), from the Western Han Dynasty (206 BC-AD 24), were unearthed when workers were building a subway station on Yan'an Road.


Bullet train tested

Sep 27, 2013

With the Xiamen-Shenzhen Railway put on a test run last week, Hangzhou travelers will be able to reach Shenzhen in three hours, instead of 16 at present, by bullet train later this year.The 502-kilometer


Mom credits airport

Sep 27, 2013

Xiaoshan International Airport received a letter recently from a woman passenger who thanked the airport staff for calling back a plane already taxiing on the runway to pick her up as she was rushing


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