Riverside street blends culture, nature and charm

COMPLEXES housing restaurants, gyms and shops are everywhere in Hangzhou, but Xiaohezhi Street is one of the few that blends the natural and cultural landscapes.

Here, restaurants, flower stores and

Apr 20, 2017 | Source: Shanghai Daily

Perfect trip if you like films, history or azaleas

HANGZHOU-WENZHOU High-speed Railway officially began construction last month. The 331-kilometer railway will shorten the trip from Hangzhou to Wenzhou to one hour, compared with three hours currently

Apr 19, 2017 | Source: Shanghai Daily

Chinese paintings inspire rural renovation

RESIDENTS of Dongziguan Village in Fuyang, about a two-hour drive from downtown Hangzhou, live in what many Chinese would consider a dream world.

They are moving into newly built houses inspired by Wu

Apr 18, 2017 | Source: Shanghai Daily

Immortal powers of the beautiful swords

THE sword typifies ancient Chinese weapons by virtue of sharpness and durability. However, with the increase of firearms use in modern warfare, swords are no longer the weapon of choice on the battlefield.


Apr 17, 2017 | Source: Shanghai Daily

Beloved bamboo inspires artists across the ages

BAMBOO forests are widely spread across eastern China due to moisture climate and mountainous landscape. They are beloved as a symbol of winter, as they thrive vigorously in the snow, long after most

Apr 17, 2017 | Source: Shanghai Daily

Development of graphene

THE Hangzhou Graphene Industry Union was founded on April 7 as a non-governmental platform for cooperation among graphene researchers, manufacturers and service providers.

Zhejiang University, Zhejiang

Apr 14, 2017 | Source: Shanghai Daily

FINA world meet in 2018

THE 14th FINA World Swimming Championships will be held from December 3 to 8 in 2018 in Hangzhou, according to Hangzhou Fabu, the official WeChat account of Hangzhou city government.

The FINA World Aquatics

Apr 14, 2017 | Source: Shanghai Daily

Original music at festival

THIS year's West Lake Music Festival will team up with the Simple Life Festival in Shanghai and bring original music, energy and fun to fans in the scenic Taiziwan Park.

?"The West Lake Music Festival

Apr 14, 2017 | Source: Shanghai Daily

Quake hits Lin'an County

A 4.2-MAGNITUDE earthquake jolted the mountainous Lin'an County, west of Hangzhou, at 2:25am Wednesday morning, but no casualties have been reported so far.

The China Earthquake Networks Center said

Apr 14, 2017 | Source: Shanghai Daily

Lifestyle expo draws crowd

BUYERS and producers from 17 countries and regions, including the United States, Germany and France, participated in the China Outdoor Lifestyle Expo in Hangzhou recently.

About 120 companies exhibited

Apr 14, 2017 | Source: Shanghai Daily