Shi Jia


Hangzhou video highlights sounds of the city

A video promoting Hangzhou tourism features Chinese-American singer Leehom Wang and introduces the city to a worldwide audience.

Increasing popularity of Hangzhou as a worldwide travel destination has boosted the city's economy

Hangzhou continues to go from strength-to-strength as a tourist destination for the world's travel culture-vultures and, as a consequence, its economy is booming.
Art & Culture

Captivating exhibition displaying ancient Chinese craft of woodblock printing

A new exhibition at the Zhejiang Art Museum is revealing the ancient art of woodblock printing.

From humble hawker to restaurant chain, the rise of Hangzhou's street legends

Shanghai Daily lists some common street food found in Hangzhou and reveal how the several of the hawkers grew their business from humble origins into something grander in scale.

Reaping rewards of promoting China's cultural industry abroad

Youku announced at the end of last year that its self-produced detective drama had been acquired by Netflix and will be made available online in more than 190 countries.

Pioneering Internet court to resolve online disputes a success

Eyebrows may have been raised when Hangzhou launched its first pioneering Internet court in August to handle specialized online related cases.
Art & Culture

Underwear exhibition promises to reveal all

If you have ever wondered what underwear our forebears wore beneath their clothes then you're in for a rare treat. An new exhibition will, literally, reveal all.
Art & Culture

Traditional Hanfu costumes tell their own story

A new exhibition has opened a window into the traditional outfits worn by Han Chinese people throughout its long history.

Countdown to Hangzhou's top of the hotpot hits

The best season to enjoy hot pot is, without a doubt, in winter. The Shanghai Daily has had its chef hat on and offers its recommendations as a winter warmer.

Lunar New Year festive feasts, firecrackers and strawberries

The Chinese Lunar New Year is less than a month away. As the most important festival in China, it is an ideal time for family and friends to get together.