SPOTLIGHT

District Party chief outlines grand vision for economy, business

Binjiang District Party Secretary Zhan Min talked to Shanghai Daily about the new "1+X" industry-support policy system, fostering a competitive environment for industries, providing independent real estate for listed...

Mar 12, 2018


Binjiang introduces new plan to stay ahead of the competition

Binjiang District has introduced its third "1+X" industry support policy to maintain its competitive edge. "1" refers to a comprehensive industry-support policy system, which makes clear the targets, basic principles...

Mar 12, 2018


City's foreign legion feast on eclectic cuisine served up by Hangzhou's diverse restaurants

There are about 20,000 expats living in Hangzhou. It may not match the numbers in metropolises like Shanghai and Beijing, but the city has attracted more and more foreigners in recent years on account of its unique...

Mar 8, 2018


Spring in Hangzhou is blooming marvelous

Spring is without doubt the best season in Hangzhou. It may be several twigs of anonymous flowers poking out from beneath the garden at the other side of the wall, or a sight of the red China roses in the median strip...

Mar 7, 2018


In China, it always pays to look both ways

THE first thing I should probably tell my parents about Hangzhou before they come here in April, is to look both ways. Literally, when crossing the streets, they need to look both ways in case of rogue e-bikes; metaphorically,...

Mar 6, 2018


Art show draws picture of literati society's past

AN exhibition at the Zhejiang Provincial Museum is showcasing some of the innovative artworks produced by the Donggao Literati's Gathering. The Donggao Literati's Gathering is a Chinese painting and calligraphy...

Mar 5, 2018


Exhibition captures Chinese Year of the Dog spirit

TWO exciting exhibitions celebrating the Chinese Year of the Dog are on display for the public at the Zhejiang Art Museum. The Chinese Spring Festival has been the nation's biggest celebration for generations. People...

Mar 5, 2018


Coffee and croissants, a perfect combination

THE croissant has been a popular breakfast dish for centuries. The flaky bread-based pastry originated in Austria, although it has been long associated as a French invention since the Renaissance (14th-17th century). In...

Mar 1, 2018


Zhejiang rockets up the tourism charts

SIXTEEN scenic spots across Zhejiang Province have been upgraded into four-A destinations, and two places were added as new provincial resorts, the Zhejiang Tourism Bureau has announced. The number of As indicates...

Feb 28, 2018


Life is a journey, so learn to travel it well

SENIORS are an increasingly valuable market in China. A recent hiring notice went viral on social media, for two people aged 60 or above, experienced on buying online. The annual pay offered by Alibaba Group was 350,000...

Feb 27, 2018