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Floating world of Japanese art is on display

Ukiyo-e, or “pictures of the floating world,” is the epitome of classical Japanese art....

Wu Huixin | September 12, 2019, Thursday


Floating world of Japanese art is on display

Ukiyo-e, or “pictures of the floating world,” is the epitome of classical Japanese art....

Wu Huixin | September 12, 2019, Thursday


Meeting new-economy conference needs

Hangzhou is stepping up efforts to become a destination for conferences dedicated to new economies. Last month it held a promotion in Beijing, the largest source of its existing clients. The event, ...

Yang Wenjie | September 9, 2019, Monday


Feel the love as links to world celebrated

CELEBRATIONS of the 2019 Hangzhou International Day, featuring the theme “Link Hangzhou to the World,” start today. The annual festive event launched last year is designed to attract tourists, as well ...

Yang Wenjie and Wu Huixin | September 5, 2019, Thursday


Hangzhou base ideal for the future of 5G

CHINESE companies are tapping new opportunities in emerging industries related to 5G technology, and the newly established China (Hangzhou) 5G Artificial Intelligence Demonstration Base will provide them ...

Wu Huixin | September 2, 2019, Monday


From trash to treasuring sorting of garbage

HANGZHOU continues to work on an issue that is hanging around like a bad smell — garbage. Trash-sorting regulation came into effect on August 15 after years of efforts to educate residents on the need ...

August 29, 2019, Thursday


Paper transformed using ingenuity and creativity

SINCECAI Lun found the right formula to produce the light, thin, strong and inex­pensive material we call paper today in the Eastern Han Dynasty (AD 25-220), the invention has been widely considered as ...

August 26, 2019, Monday


Travel broadens the minds of local craftsmen

ZHEJIANG Museum took 15 local artisans to Shanxi Province last year to try to inject some new inspiration into their crafts, and the results of the endeavor are on dis­play in the museum’s Gushan Pavilion ...

Starry Wu | August 26, 2019, Monday


Flood wall and pagoda built in ancient times to ‘calm’ water

HANGZHOU citizens began to harness the river from the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms Period (AD 907-979). According to excavations by the Hangzhou Institute of Archeology, a flood wall was built between ...

August 22, 2019, Thursday


Spectacular tides spell danger

QIANTANG River has what is reck­oned to be the world’s largest tidal bore. As the tide rushes into the mouth of the river from Hangzhou Bay, the natural phe­nomenon can see waves rise to a height of up ...

Wu Huixin | August 22, 2019, Thursday




 

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