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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Homes of famous residents bring history alive

Jul 25, 2012 | Author: Wu Huixin

SIGHTSEEING does not only mean visiting picturesque lakes and mountains, but also cultural sites that tell a city's history - such as the former residences of famous people.

Hangzhou has residences of numerous...


Visiting the residences of men who made history asartists, writers, entertainers and social reformers

Jul 24, 2012 | Author: Wu Huixin

HANGZHOU is famous for turning out distinguished artists, writers, intellectuals, businessmen and entertainment celebrities. Many important figures were also reformers and fierce critics of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911).
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Historic treasure trove filled with gems for visitors

Jul 23, 2012 | Author: Xu Wenwen

QIAOXIZHI Street in north Hangzhou boasts the greatest number of intact folk houses from the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) among all the areas along Grand Canal, and, following a 2010 facelift, focuses on folk culture and...


Looks good on paper

Jul 20, 2012


HK Metro venture

Jul 20, 2012

HONG Kong's Mass Transit Railway Corp signed a contract with its counterpart in Hangzhou to set up a joint venture to invest in and operate Hangzhou's Metro Line 1 for 25 years.

Under the agreement, MTR will...


Savings case solved

Jul 20, 2012

HANGZHOU police solved an illegally gathering public savings case worth of 26 million yuan. Most of the victims were the middle-aged and elderly. Four suspects were detained.
According to the investigation team, methods...


Imports, exports up

Jul 20, 2012

ACCORDING to Hangzhou Customs, the total value of imports and exports through Hangzhou for the first six months of this year was US$30.39 billion.
This is an 0.8 percent increase on the same period last year, but...


Rabies death

Jul 20, 2012

A 56-year-old women from Lin'an died of rabies four days after being bitten by a ferret-badger. This is the first fatal case of its kind recorded in Hangzhou this year.
The June statistics of Hangzhou Center for...


Taxis by telephone

Jul 20, 2012

TAXI booking service is proving popular since it was launched on June 1.
Between June 1 and 25, 1,583 bookings were made, of which 1,266 were handled successfully, according to the Hangzhou application center, a...


Cool options needn't be just ice cream

Jul 19, 2012 | Author: Wu Huixin

IT'S the season for every type of cold and icy dessert - which means not only ice cream but also a large variety of dishes in Chinese cuisine.

According to traditional Chinese medicine, on summer days cold and...


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