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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Hefei in 4 hours

Oct 19, 2012

TRAVELERS from Hangzhou are able to get to Hefei, capital of Anhui Province, in less than four hours, since a high-speed rail link went into service on Tuesday.

The G7372 and G7376 services will depart from Hangzhou...


Ancient brew

Oct 19, 2012

DO you want to know how the ancient Chinese enjoyed their tea? Then go to China National Tea Museum tomorrow .

Xu Nanmei from the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences' Tea Institute will share the details...


Rice price

Oct 19, 2012

NEWLY-HARVESTED rice from northeast China is hitting the Hangzhou market with prices as high as 200 yuan (US$32) a kilogram.

Local residents prefer new rice from northeastern China, thanks to its fresh smell,...


Zone's state title

Oct 19, 2012

THE Ministry of Commerce has granted Yuhang Economic Development Zone in Hangzhou a state-level title.

Vice Minister Zhong Shan was recently in the city to authorize the title for the zone, which is home to several...


Small but stylish

Oct 19, 2012

HANGZHOU'S city government has announced a list of eight stylish small towns around the city in an initiative to promote tourism and a closer-to-nature lifestyle.

The list includes: East Jiangzui Village in Xihu...


Going underground

Oct 19, 2012

ZIZHI Tunnel, set to become Hangzhou's longest tunnel when it's complete in around five years, will link Zijingang Road near Xixi Wetland and Zhipu Road in Zhijiang area, officials said.

It will have three lanes...


Santa's on the way!

Oct 19, 2012


Young film fans put themselves in frame

Oct 18, 2012 | Author: Xu Wenwen

THREE years ago, when college student Shan Zuolong organized screenings of a handful of short films at local universities, little did he think that it would grow into a major festival - but that's exactly what's...


Italian job adds to creativity at city expo

Oct 17, 2012 | Author: Xu Wenwen and Wu Huixin

IT'S fair to say that an event that features Ferrari's first four-seater and four-wheel drive car, alongside a 400-kilogram giant shoe made for the movie "The Wizard of Oz" in the 1930s and a Dolce & Gabbana dress...


Eying a bigger piece of the outsourcing pie

Oct 16, 2012 | Author: Xu Wenwen

CHINA is playing catch-up to India in the service outsourcing industry.Xu Wenwen takes a look at the advantages China offers and the problems it needs to overcome to enhance its global position in the sector.

A...


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