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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8,000 fires last year

Jan 24, 2014

8,000 fires last year More than 8,000 fires occurred in Hangzhou last year, causing direct economic losses of over 78 million yuan, according to the Hangzhou firefighting authorities. The fires caused

Country-style fest

Jan 24, 2014

A country-style New Year celebration is underway at Thousand Islands Lake in Chun'an County, highlighted by activities such as dragon dances, a temple fair and pig-head competitions.In Zhaxi Village,

10 pollluters caught

Jan 24, 2014

Ten enterprises were either shut down or ordered to stop discharging waste water into the Qiantang River after they were found to have a link with an odd smell in the city's tap water last December, the

New hotel in renovated houses captures old city

Jan 23, 2014 | Author: Yao Minji

Ancient Chinese believed most hermits could find spiritual tranquility in mountains, forests and waters, while they believe the real hermits could find and maintain their inner peace regardless of the

New attractions along Grand Canal add to charm

Jan 22, 2014 | Author: Xu Wenwen

Go back three centuries and you'll see Emperor Qianlong, the sixth emperor of the Manchu-led Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), again visiting south China via the Grand Canal from Beijing to Hangzhou.His Majesty,

Triathlon club draws hundreds of fitness fans

Jan 21, 2014 | Author: Wu Huixin

The Olympic triathlon consists of a 1.5-kilometer swim, 40km on a bicycle and a 10km run, and all participants must complete all the three sequential races without a break. It may seem impossible for

Exhibition makes clear potential of glass artwork

Jan 20, 2014 | Author: Xu Wenwen

Art is created in the medium of glass by blowing, casting, carving and smashing the material, among other methods, to create works of beauty.Breathing through Transparency — International Contemporary

Sunny prospects for solar panels

Jan 17, 2014 | Author: Xinhua

Two workers check solar panels at Hangzhou's Astronergy Solar, a subsidiary of the Chint Group of Wenzhou. The company's production capacity has reached 1.2 gigawatts, leading in the solar modules output in the nation.

City limits fireworks

Jan 17, 2014

Hangzhou will limit the time for setting off fireworks downtown during the Spring Festival to cut air pollution.People can only set off fireworks on the lunar New Year Eve, first, fifth and 15th day of

2 new bird flu cases

Jan 17, 2014

Zhejiang health authorities reported two new H7N9 flu cases this week, both in Hangzhou. A 29-year-old farmer, surnamed Lin, in Binjiang District and a 58-year-old construction worker, surnamed Gu, in

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