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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48,000 new spaces

Jun 14, 2013

HANGZHOU is to add 48,000 parking spaces downtown this year to ease the city's chronic parking problem. Officials are now collecting public feedback on a plan to build a parking lot under the crossroad of Yuhangtang...


Cover competition

Jun 14, 2013

THE Hangzhou Urban Management Commission said that manhole covers across the city need to be replaced and it is inviting designs from the public.

Presently, the city has two types of manhole covers, a round one...


Double-deckers

Jun 14, 2013

DOUBLE-DECKER buses are to reappear on Yan'an Road, the busiest street in the city, said the Hangzhou Public Transport Group. But the exact date hasn't yet been decided.

The buses have larger windows for sightseeing,...


Province CPI up 1.7%

Jun 14, 2013

ZHEJIANG Province's CPI in May increased by 1.7 percent, with the index of its capital city Hangzhou rising 2.3 percent, Statistics Bureau of Zhejiang Province reported this week.

Compared with the same period...


Indulging instinctive appeal of sizzling fare

Jun 13, 2013 | Author: Wu Huixin

LITTLE wonder that barbecues seem to have an instinctive appeal, for the humble BBQ is as old as human beings (and indeed, older), when our ancestors would sit around campfires feeding on sizzling meat.

People...


Emission standard

Jun 7, 2013

HANGZHOU will adopt the National IV emission standard, the equivalent to Euro IV, next month.

Gas prices are expected to rise 0.3 yuan (5 US cents) per liter as a result, industry insiders said.

It is part...


Pigeon strikes train

Jun 7, 2013

PASSENGERS on the Hangzhou-Beijing high-speed railway were delayed on Sunday when a pigeon flew into a train's windshield and smashed it, Modern Express reported.

The train was about to depart from Zhenjiang South...


Cashing in on euro

Jun 7, 2013

A EURO exhibition was held last week in Hangzhou by a delegation from the European Union, as part of an exhibition tour in China.

Videos and photographs telling the story of the euro from its birth, through its...


Gas from garbage

Jun 7, 2013

HANGZHOU is to use a biological process to transform kitchen garbage into biogas, on the largest scale in the country so far.

Kitchen Garbage's Separation and Reduction Project is run by Hangzhou Environment Group....


Peacocks are back

Jun 7, 2013

PEACOCKS and pigeons raised at the Fish Viewing at the Flower Pond near West Lake were let out of their cages for the first time since the city reported its first case of H7N9 bird flu on April 7.

The park has...


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