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.
Elevators bring new life to old buildings - China Nation News
Nation

Elevators bring new life to old buildings

Hangzhou has introduced a program to install lifts in older residential communities, much to the benefit of local seniors. 
Hangzhou hails genius who shaped fashion - Art & Culture in China
Art & Culture

Hangzhou hails genius who shaped fashion

Exhibition at the China National Silk Museum has around 150 items by Cristobal Balenciaga on show from the collection in the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.
Zisha teaware on exhibit at Hangzhou kiln museum - Art & Culture in China
Art & Culture

Zisha teaware on exhibit at Hangzhou kiln museum

An ongoing exhibition displays 105 zisha teapots and artworks made from the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) to the present day.

Hangzhou celebrates the 3rd International Day - China Nation News
Nation

Hangzhou celebrates the 3rd International Day

Party secretary of Hangzhou says the International Day is a window for the world to get to know the city better and gain a deeper understanding of the quality of life it provides.
Outstanding crafts boost traditional culture - Art & Culture in China
Art & Culture

Outstanding crafts boost traditional culture

Authorities in Zhejiang Province have named their latest batch of top traditional products, including some 19 with origins in Hangzhou.
Hangzhou wins award for 'five water' project - Wellness in China
Wellness

Hangzhou wins award for 'five water' project

City became the first in Zhejiang Province to apply sewage treatment facilities in all its rural areas in 2016 and plans to complete an improvement program by the end of this year.



Yiqiao Street historic block gets facelift - Travel in China
Travel

Yiqiao Street historic block gets facelift

Old buildings in the area are being refreshed with white walls, black roofs and red lanterns. The street is expected to become a hip hang-out once renovations finish in October.
West Lake Gallery hosts COVID-19 exhibition - Art & Culture in China
Art & Culture

West Lake Gallery hosts COVID-19 exhibition

Visitors can learn about Zhejiang Province's measures to contain the novel coronavirus, as well as efforts made by people and communities to overcome the virus.
Hangzhou sets sights on overseas markets - China Event News
Event

Hangzhou sets sights on overseas markets

Hangzhou's e-commerce pilot zone launches project to help companies tap into overseas markets via livestreaming by China's wanghong, or Internet celebrities.

Retired plumber among Hangzhou's top volunteers - Lifestyle in China
Lifestyle

Retired plumber among Hangzhou's top volunteers

Over the past 30 years, Qi Baoxing has built one of the largest public service organizations in his city. Today, his son is leading the charge to expand his work.
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