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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Hangzhou youth gallop into a new era

Jun 6, 2014 | Author: Xu Wenwen

WHEN Liu Hanwen took up equestrianism as a hobby 18 months ago his parents were surprised at the benefits that came along with it. His mother says her 13-year-old son has learned patience, compassion


Dynamic Hangzhou lures 12,000 foreign firms

Jun 5, 2014 | Author: Wang Yanlin

TWELVE thousand foreign investors can't be wrong. Hangzhou is a great place to do business. More than 12,000 foreign-invested companies are operating in the capital of Zhejiang Province. In 2013 alone,


'Heavenly' Hangzhou: A 15-day experience

Jun 4, 2014 | Author: Xu Wenwen and Fang Wei

A question many tourists ask before they go: How many days should I stay and where should I visit? Those who intend to travel to Hangzhou, the "heavenly and magnificent" city as Marco Polo described it,


Bookstores try new concepts to lure customers

May 30, 2014 | Author: Wu Huixin

A 24-hour bookstore is hoping to turn a new page in Hangzhou and early signs are encouraging. Reading Tree Coffee has seemingly ignited a passion for books as it combines a bookstore and cafe. The brainchild


Photo festival puts images in everyday places

May 29, 2014 | Author: Xu Wenwen

SINCE the Hangzhou Citizen Photography Festival aims to entertain people, its exhibits are put in various places where people are likely to come across them. This includes subway stations and tourist


Creative calligraphy master's work on display

May 28, 2014 | Author: Xu Wenwen

It is simply a black paper with some white lines if you are looking at it from far away. And the painting still appears as a dark piece if you stand too close. Only when standing 1 or 2 meters away can


Finding peace and tranquility in Buddhist art

May 28, 2014 | Author: Vanessa Xu

SINCE ancient times religion has had a profound influence on art. In China, Buddhist art is categorized separately due to its philosophical meanings. The Hangzhou Buddhist Academy Art Exhibition at Amanfayun


City makes it fashionable to recycle old clothing

May 27, 2014 | Author: Wu Huixin

BIG panda-shaped old clothes recycling bins sitting in some Hangzhou residential blocks are providing residents with a new and environmentally friendly way to dispose of their old clothes. To date, 40


Take a bite of these tasty buns

May 26, 2014 | Author: Xinhua

Two chefs from Fuchun Teahouse make Sanding buns, a specialty in Yangzhou of Jiangsu Province, at the 2014 Hangzhou Bun Carnival at China Hangzhou Cuisine Museum. Bun makers from eight cities were on hand to serve a variety of tasty snacks during the 10-day event, which ends on Saturday.


Flights to Moscow

May 26, 2014

HANGZHOU travelers can take direct flight to Moscow from July 6, when group tours begin for the summer. Orenair will offer one flight every Sunday, departing at 12pm and arriving in Moscow at 5pm. The


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