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New festivals celebrate West Lake and Liangzhu

To better honor the West Lake and the ruins of ancient Liangzhu, Hangzhou government has established two new festivals to commemorate the anniversaries of their inclusion onto UNESCO’s list of World Heritage...

Wu Huixin | July 2, 2020, Thursday


Binjiang steps forward to support livestreams

In a bid to accelerate the development of the livestreaming industry, Binjiang District in Hangzhou recently announced a series of policies, aiming to reduce irregularities and attract more commercial ...

Wu Huixin | June 22, 2020, Monday


Modern sculpture pioneer honored in exhibition

Sculptures have existed in China since ancient times....

Wu Huixin | June 18, 2020, Thursday


Art event shows faces of medical heroines

Artists from the China Academy of Art recently drew portraits of 40 female medics who were dispatched to Wuhan, former epicenter of the novel coronavirus outbreak, from Sir Run Run Shaw Hospital in Ha...

Wu Huixin | June 15, 2020, Monday


Green construction for Asian Games prioritized

Hangzhou government has given increased priority to the green buildings in the construction of venues for the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games....

Wu Huixin | June 11, 2020, Thursday


Museum displays clothes for the afterlife

If you ask anyone what best represents Hunan Province, you might be told: Changsha Mawangdui Han Dynasty Tomb....

Wu Huixin | June 8, 2020, Monday


A festival of color blossoms on Wushan Hill

THE traditional Wushan Hill Hy­drangeas Festival is now in full swing with the blossom estimat­ed to last through July 1. Hydrangeas become wanghong (In­ternet celebrities) every early summer in Hangzhou. ...

June 4, 2020, Thursday


Disabled people benefit from ‘one click’

Disabled people who had to submit documents at service windows when applying for government subsidies can now upload them online, with the money later transferred to their accounts....

Wu Huixin | June 1, 2020, Monday


Library branch focuses on vocational skills

Hangzhou Library has been dubbed by local residents “the third life space” — after home and office — where people can improve themselves and develop their hobbies....

Wu Huixin | May 28, 2020, Thursday


National treasure unearthed by tomb raiders

When Zhejiang Province police broke up a gang of tomb robbers eight years ago, they seized a national treasure, Xu Weili’s Document....

Wu Huixin | May 25, 2020, Monday




 

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