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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A prescription for life-long learning as retired doctors work from home

Jan 29, 2013 | Author: Wu Huixin

TWO retired doctors have become famous in Hangzhou's Cuiyuan Sanqu community.

Gynecologist Zhang Zhumei, 86, and pediatrician Rao Rujin, 86, have helped hundreds of people for free since retiring in 2006 from...


There's no need to feel down on YMCA street

Jan 28, 2013 | Author: Xu Wenwen

ALTHOUGH a strip between two wider roads, Qingnian Road in downtown Hangzhou is well-known in its own right, for a century ago the Young Men's Christian Association of Hangzhou was established there.

The global...


Odor plant closed

Jan 25, 2013

A factory producing traditional Chinese medicine products on Jiaogong Road in Hangzhou has been shut down, to the relief of residents living in nearby communities who had long complained about a foul, strong smell...


Park's green award

Jan 25, 2013

CHANGQIAOXI Park at the foot of the Yuhuang Hill, south of West Lake, has won the Dubai International Award for Best Practices in Improving the Living Environment.

The park, a 600-meter-long, 90-meter-wide tract...


Animation date

Jan 25, 2013

THE 9th China International Cartoon and Animation Festival will run from April 26 to May 1 in Hangzhou.

This year's fair will begin earlier than before and will coincide with the Labor Day holiday from April 29...


Income figure up

Jan 25, 2013

THE per capita disposable income of Hangzhou residents rose to 37,538 yuan (US$5,958) last year, up 10.2 percent from 2011. That of rural residents increased 11.6 percent to 17,017 yuan.

The city's retail sales...


Projects for 2013

Jan 25, 2013

HANGZHOU will launch several key urban projects this year, including the construction of Metro Line 4, the city's Party Secretary Huang Kunming said last week.

Other projects include the second phase of Metro...


All aboard for Spring Festival

Jan 25, 2013


Enjoy Japanese fare among beautiful scenery

Jan 24, 2013 | Author: Xu Wenwen

JAPANESE food is a popular option among Hangzhou residents, with around 200 Japanese restaurants in the city - large and small, eat-in and take-out, comprehensive and sushi-only.

Whether it's workers grabbing...


Story of an ancient tradition in the modern age

Jan 23, 2013 | Author: Xu Wenwen

IN the days long before television and the Internet, shuoshu (storytelling) provided Chinese people with a means of hearing news, learning history and practicing language skills.

But in our age of information,...


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