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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City GDP up 8.1%

Oct 26, 2012

HANGZHOU'S gross domestic product grew by 8.1 percent in the first three quarters of this year from a year earlier, according to Hangzhou Statistics Bureau.

The GDP figure reached 550.2 billion yuan (US$87.3 billion)...


Putting their oars in

Oct 26, 2012


Putting their oars in

Oct 26, 2012


Smart diners follow locals to tucked-away eateries serving the best Hangzhou fare

Oct 25, 2012 | Author: Xu Wenwen and Wu Huixin

LOCALS always know where the best restaurants are. So in addition to searching on the Internet, visitors have another smart and quick choice - ask a local.

They may suggest some restaurants tucked away in their...


Rare exhibition of masterworks by China's modern art pioneers

Oct 23, 2012 | Author: Xu Wenwen

A rare exhibition of modern works by China's pioneering masters is underway at Zhejiang Art Museum through Sunday.

Works date from the late 19th century to the mid 20th century. The exhibition of more than 170...


More tales from the riverbank

Oct 22, 2012 | Author: Xu Wenwen

XIAOHEZHI Street block is a typical watertown block that features a mixture of restaurants and teahouses nestled in two-story black-and-white houses. Shanghai Daily last year recommended some of its restaurants, but...


New sister cities

Oct 19, 2012

HANGZHOU has tied new relationships with Lugano in Switzerland and Seogwipo in South Korea, bringing the city's number of sister cities worldwide to 26.

Lugano is a tourist city in southern Switzerland and a stop...


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,...


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