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Exhibit traces chicken’s place in history, culture

2017 is the Year of the Rooster in the Chinese zodiacal calendar. In honor of this occasion, an ongoing exhibition at Zhejiang Nature Museum includes displays of artifacts, specimens, paintings and historical ...

Wu Huixin | February 24, 2017, Friday

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 ...

Xu Wenwen | February 23, 2017, Thursday

Head out to ‘model villages’ for relaxing weekends

THE Zhejiang Province government has come up with a list of 20 Leisure Tourism Model Villages, known for their picturesque settings, quality infrastructures and cultural heritage. They are spread all ...

Wu Huixin | February 22, 2017, Wednesday

Preserving an archaeological treasure site

THE Liangzhu Archaeological Site, which contains relics dating back to between 3300-2300 BC and is the first Neolithic city unearthed along the lower reaches of the Yangtze River, is being proposed for ...

Wu Huixin | February 21, 2017, Tuesday

Crackdown continues

HANGZHOU transport authorities are cracking down on rule-breaking drivers and have installed more than 200 surveillance cameras at major roads and intersections. Cameras were also installed on bus stations ...

February 20, 2017, Monday

Subway expansion

HANGZHOU will put three new subway sections into service this year. They are the northwest exten­sion and second phase of Metro Line 2, and the south extension of Metro Line 4, officials said. The northwest ...

February 20, 2017, Monday

Infrastructure upgrades

HANGZHOU will build 550 kilo­meters of urban roads between now and 2020, expanding its road network to 3,541 kilometers, accord­ing to its newly-published urban construction plan. Meanwhile, the Hangzhou-Fuyang ...

February 20, 2017, Monday

Fight against bird flu

ALL wet markets in Zhejiang Province have been ordered to halt live poultry sales as bird flu season returns. In January alone, Zhejiang reported 35 human infections of the H7N9 bird flu virus. Most ...

February 20, 2017, Monday

Early bloomers

Photographers snap the first cherry blossoms of the season at Huagang Park in the West Lake Scenic Area. Huagang management authorities planted over 30 Kawazu-zakura trees in Huagang Park and Taiziwan Park last December. The species features large petals and is bright pink in color. The best time to view these blossoms is around March. ...

February 20, 2017, Monday

Last glance at Spring Festival, plus new photo show

IF you stayed in China during the Spring Festival you could have seen local customs like colorful New Year paintings and red couplets used to decorate doorways of houses. To understand the significance ...

Xu Wenwen | February 17, 2017, Friday


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