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Art hotels bring aesthetics, events to guests

C’EST la vie of tourists in Banye Art House/Hotel: Rest in the hotel containing many artworks, hike in nearby mountains or bike around West Lake, eat local dishes at neighboring farmers’ homes, participate ...

Xu Wenwen | July 30, 2014, Wednesday

To hire care or not, that is the question

DEMAND for maternity maids known as yuesao has risen in Hangzhou, and their salaries have skyrocketed. Some families believe a maternity maid is instrumental in caring for a newborn and postpartum mother, ...

Wu Huixin | July 29, 2014, Tuesday

Spick and span

Hangzhou wants to be the cleanest city on the Chinese mainland by the end of 2016 and will select a few demo areas to promote its sanitation drive, officials said at a meeting last week. Shopping streets, ...

July 28, 2014, Monday

Railway testing

Hangchang High-Speed Railway will begin equipment tests now that its power system is operational, according to the project contractor. The railway from Hangzhou to Changsha, capital of Hunan Province, ...

July 28, 2014, Monday

Subway trials

SUBWAY trials Trial operations of the southeastern section of Hangzhou Metro Line 2 will begin in November and the first phase of Metro Line 4 in January. Line 2 will have 13 stations. Some stations will ...

July 28, 2014, Monday

Tarantulas found

The Wenzhou Office of Hangzhou Customs found 22 live tarantulas in a package from Hungary last week, a violation of China’s animal and plant quarantine law. The 22 spiders were put in plastic containers ...

July 28, 2014, Monday

Alibaba goes home

ALIBABA Group has taken a major step forward in the online entertainment sector by unveiling its home entertainment platform. The Chinese e-commerce giant is trying to gain a foothold in a new sector ...

July 28, 2014, Monday

Wal-Mart closes another hypermarket

Customers shop at Wal-Mart’s Fengqi outlet. The world’s No. 1 retailer is offering a clearance sale since it is closing the outlet tomorrow. It is the second hypermarket Wal-Mart has closed this year in ...

July 28, 2014, Monday

German designer uses traditional Chinese crafts

WHILE many local designers look for further study or career development in foreign countries, German designer Nicole Goymann chose to stay in the countryside of Yuhang, Hangzhou, and, inspired by Chinese ...

Xu Wenwen | July 25, 2014, Friday

Vegetarian buffet restaurants offer tasty fare

IT is not easy to run a vegetarian restaurant where the number of vegans is small — like Hangzhou, where in the past decade several attempts have been made, only to see the eateries go down silently. ...

Xu Wenwen and Huang Gejiang | July 24, 2014, Thursday


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