Hangzhou City

The tourist heaven of Hangzhou, capital of Zhejiang Province, lies in the heart of the southern Yangtze River region. One of China's eight ancient capitals, it has a rich history and easy lifestyle that complement the vibrant regional economy. Shanghai Daily is publishing a special Hangzhou page every Monday through Friday to introduce our readers to its beautiful scenery, fascinating happenings and people, colorful nightlife, lifestyles and business.
The tourist heaven of Hangzhou, capital of Zhejiang Province, lies in the heart of the southern Yangtze River region. One of China's eight ancient capitals, it has a rich history and easy lifestyle that complement the vibrant regional economy. Shanghai Daily is publishing a special Hangzhou page every Monday through Friday to introduce our readers to its beautiful scenery, fascinating happenings and people, colorful nightlife, lifestyles and business.
CAA identifies 5 key events planned for 2024 - Art & Culture in China
Art & Culture

CAA identifies 5 key events planned for 2024

The China Academy of Art celebrated its 96th birthday on April 8, when it also released the CAA Report that identified key events planned for 2024.
Binjiang District hosts data elements conference - China Economy News
Economy

Binjiang District hosts data elements conference

Binjiang hosted the Data Elements Reform and Promotion Conference on April 8, releasing a framework for data trade, pilot companies, a compliance center and a compliance committee.
Costumes from Ming Dynasty tomb on exhibit - Art & Culture in China
Art & Culture

Costumes from Ming Dynasty tomb on exhibit

The China National Silk Museum is displaying 12 costumes found in a Ming Dynasty tomb in Tongxiang County in 2002. The exhibits show how officials lived centuries ago.
Thousands join Cherry Blossom Running in Binjiang District - Lifestyle in China
Lifestyle

Thousands join Cherry Blossom Running in Binjiang District

The waterfront esplanade of Wentao Road, lined with 3,000 cherry trees, captivates hordes of visitors with its stunning river vistas and lively cherry blossoms each spring.
Monk Biancai honored as first of year's Longjing tea brewed - Travel in China
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Monk Biancai honored as first of year's Longjing tea brewed

When the first basket of freshly picked Longjing tea leaves finish processing, local farmers brew them in front of the statue of Monk Biancai, the forefather of Longjing tea.
Night cruises a popular way to enjoy West Lake - Travel in China
Travel

Night cruises a popular way to enjoy West Lake

From March 22, visitors can enjoy spring breezes and evening landscape on night cruises on the West Lake.
Three generations of woodcut artists star in show at museum - Art & Culture in China
Art & Culture

Three generations of woodcut artists star in show at museum

Woodcuts star in the National Invitational Exhibition of Narrative and Thematic Prints, showing at the Zhejiang Art Museum through April 7.
Longjing tea harvest to begin, with tenderest leaves picked within two weeks - Travel in China
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Longjing tea harvest to begin, with tenderest leaves picked within two weeks

The first crop of the world-famous tender leaves comes from Longjing 43, a national-level variety that is selected from the vast Longjing production area.
Historical hikes: Hangzhou's ancient roads offer interesting walks for nature lovers - Travel in China
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Historical hikes: Hangzhou's ancient roads offer interesting walks for nature lovers

Shanghai Daily takes a look at three ancient roads that make for an interesting hike on the weekends, when you can enjoy a leisurely stroll and snap pictures as you go.
Tulips lead springtime flowering at Taiziwan Park - Travel in China
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Tulips lead springtime flowering at Taiziwan Park

In efforts to provide visitors a more convenient experience, the committee of the West Lake Scenic Area has launched a flower-themed cruise from March 8 to April 14.
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