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Suzhou: Building a new future out of tradition

THE Suzhou International Design Week has it all: sculptures, paintings, posters, installations, furniture, books, garments, fashion items, catwalk models, a flea market, designers, artists and even fresh ...

Li Xinran | November 27, 2018, Tuesday

Those were the days, but this is the future

WHAT does Suzhou look like in your memory? Is it about the famous Suzhou gardens, the poetic and picturesque bridges; flowing water and riverside homes; the soft tongue of the Wu dialect or Suzhou silk? ...

Cyril Li | November 23, 2018, Friday

Suzhou’s plan to establish Grand Canal as a world-class heritage model of culture

AFTER four field surveys, five rounds of brainstorming and hundreds of sketches, a panel of world urban planning experts concluded that the construction of Grand Canal National Cultural Park (Jiangsu ...

Li Xinran | November 23, 2018, Friday

Planners set out their grand vision for Suzhou

FROM Suzhou’s Shantang Street to Panmen Gate, a section of 3.1-kilometer watercourse is expected to become one of the best parts of the Grand Canal Cultural Belt due to its exclusive advantages and a ...

Li Xinran | November 20, 2018, Tuesday

Suzhou calls in the experts to advise on the Grand Canal Cultural Belt

URBAN planning experts from home and abroad are to help Suzhou with its part in constructing a culture belt along the Grand Canal. They are in the city attending a weeklong workshop that started yesterday ...

Li Xinran | November 16, 2018, Friday

Illustrious history of an ambitious regal design

THE history of the Suzhou section of the Grand Canal can be traced back to 495 BC when King Fuchai (528-473 BC) of the Wu State during the Spring and Autumn Period (770-476 BC) ordered the excavation ...

Cyril Li | November 16, 2018, Friday

Canal digital archive compiled

THE navigation management of Suzhou has established a digital archive for the Suzhou section of the Grand Canal for the first time. It took four months for technicians to complete the aerial and fixed ...

November 16, 2018, Friday

Opening up an economic success story

Suzhou has achieved impressive economic development over the 40 years of reform and opening-up and is further pushing forward the open economic structure optimization, transformation and upgrading....

Huang Yixuan | November 5, 2018, Monday

China-Singapore forum to focus on cooperation in service trade innovation

China-Singapore Forum on Cooperation in Service Trade Innovation, a parallel session of the China International Import Expo, will open on November 7 at InterContinental Shanghai Hongqiao NECC to share...

November 5, 2018, Monday

Suzhou surges ahead in foreign trade

Over the past 40 years of reform and opening-up, Suzhou has witnessed bounding growth of foreign trade after combining its strength with the trend of international capital transfer and diving into the...

Yang Wenjie | November 5, 2018, Monday


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