SPOTLIGHT

Head off the beaten path and beat the crowd

THE busiest season of West Lake is on its way as the spring sun is set to shine. If traveling to Hangzhou is on your agenda, then it would be better to know how to best avoid crowds while appreciating

Mar 1, 2017 | Source: Shanghai Daily


Schools develop global vision in students

Going international is not just a slogan for business; it's also a credo for education systems. In Hangzhou, education authorities are encouraging schools to adopt an international outlook and curriculum.

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Feb 28, 2017 | Source: Shanghai Daily


Linkong proposal submitted

APLAN for the Linkong Economic Area, a 140-square-kilometer dem-onstration zone in Xiaoshan District, has been submitted to the National Development and Reform Commis-sion for approval.

The proposed

Feb 27, 2017 | Source: Shanghai Daily


Drivers look for love

THE company that operates bus route No. 51 has put personal ads for five drivers on its buses in an effort to help them find wives.

The ads show the drivers' names, ages, heights and weights, assets

Feb 27, 2017 | Source: Shanghai Daily


Expressway approved

THE Ministry of Transport has approved Hangzhou's plan to build the Yuhang section of the Raocheng Expressway west of the city.

The 31.7-kilometer, six-lane sec-tion will connect two transport hubs and

Feb 27, 2017 | Source: Shanghai Daily


Fall opening for hub

THE Hangzhou Grand Canal Trans-portation Hub will open to the public this autumn. Located in Gongshu District, the hub is a revamped shipyard that will become a new city landmark.

The four-story hub

Feb 27, 2017 | Source: Shanghai Daily


Graduate subsidy plans

HANGZHOU is considering subsidies for graduates with Master's and PhD degrees and to keep them in the city's talent pool.

Graduates with a Master's degree would receive a one-off subsidy of 20,000 yuan

Feb 27, 2017 | Source: Shanghai Daily


Stats on city's seniors

PERMANENT Hangzhou residents aged over 60 exceeded 1.59 million last year, 82,300 more than in 2015, and accounting for 21.55 percent of the city's population. About 261,800 residents are over 80 years

Feb 27, 2017 | Source: Shanghai Daily


New doors open for traders

Yang Xiaodan, a wholesaler at Zhejiang Yiwu International Trade City, shows a door handle to a Nigerian businessman. In January, exports from Zhejiang Province rose 17.8 percent year-on-year to 173.2 billion yuan, while imports increased 38.2 percent from a year earlier to 44.64 billion yuan, according to Hangzhou Customs data. — Xinhua

Feb 27, 2017 | Source: Shanghai Daily


Tasty dishes made with fresh bamboo shoots

BAMBOO shoots picked during spring (known as chunsun) are highly sought after in Hangzhou, a traditional bamboo-growing area, due to their crisp texture and sweet taste. The plant is low in calories and features protein,...

Feb 24, 2017