• Rare tree 'forest bank' to land in Jiande


    A project to create a forest with over 100 species of rare trees, covering 136 hectares and designed with parks, landscape corridors and exhibition centers, was recently initiated in Jiande city in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province.

  • A-level scenic spots in Tonglu open to visitors for free


    Visitors who hold green heath codes can now visit all A-level scenic spots in Tonglu county, Hangzhou, for free before May 1, according to a recent announcement made by the local tourism authority in Tonglu.

  • Tonglu to offer 55m yuan in coupons to boost tourism industry


    Tonglu county, East China's Zhejiang province, recently announced a promotion campaign in which it will issue coupons worth more than 55 million yuan ($7.8 million) online and offline to foster its tourism and consumption.

  • Hangzhou Grand Canal International Poetry Conference under way


    The 4th Beijing Hangzhou Grand Canal International Poetry Conference is held from April 23 to July 23. Semenyuk Anastasia, a Russian poet living in Hangzhou acting as spokesman for the event, has come up with her Chinese poem named "The Sun and the Grand Canal".

  • Xixi wetland museum helps expand China's environmental knowledge


    For most people, wetland areas are not just havens of tranquillity, but also serve as platforms to learn about biodiversity and local ecosystems. In this case, a museum devoted to the care, study and display of wetland elements would be a great help.

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    Return to paradise


    Years of effective environmental measures have seen the regeneration of China's essential ecosystems, not least in the beautiful city of Hangzhou, home to country's first national wetland park.

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    Xi visits 1st national wetland park in Zhejiang


    President Xi Jinping visited the country's first national wetland park - the Hangzhou Xixi National Westland Park - in East China's Zhejiang province.

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