Zhejiang University

Low-key gatherings to remember the dead

A small group of mourners visited the site of the fatal Wenzhou high-speed-train crash yesterday - the first anniversary of the tragedy - but no official commemorations were held.

Tuesday, 24 July, 2012, 12:00am

Sweeteners for returnees

Haigui, or those returning to China from abroad, are sought after in a job market where international experience or qualifications make a candidate valuable in the development of hi-tech industry.

Zhejiang's provincial government has implemented policies to attract overseas Chinese students.

19 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Leave me be, pleads baby's rescuer

A Zhejiang woman who became an internet sensation after catching a toddler who had fallen from a ninth-floor ledge has set up a microblog to tell the world she just wants her 'life to go back to normal'.

Wu Juping, who has been dubbed 'the most beautiful mum' since her heroism in Hangzhou on Saturday, is in hospital recovering from a broken arm she suffered in the feat.

7 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Public anger at fatal accident

Hangzhou police have attempted to soothe public anger over the death of a pedestrian at the hands of a wealthy driver by vowing to handle the case according to the letter of the law.

13 May 2009 - 12:00am


HKU media scholarships

14 Feb 2004 - 12:00am

The lessons to be learned from a merger

(SCMP, December 6, 2002)

By Gary Cheung in Hangzhou

A MERGER BETWEEN two of Hong Kong's leading universities could help them develop into a world-class institution, according to heads of a mainland university which has already been through a similar process.

11 Dec 2002 - 12:00am

Four colleges merge in bid for excellence

Four top universities in Zhejiang will merge next week, forming the mainland's largest seat of learning and the prototype for the much-vaunted reform of higher education.

But officials are struggling to find alternative employment for the staff being made redundant.

9 Sep 1998 - 12:00am

Zhejiang earns praise as capitalist role model

Zhejiang province is being touted as the national economic model for embracing the white snake of free enterprise, the Economic Information Daily says.

In a four-part series, the paper says that, for the Communist Party, capitalists are like the legendary Xu Xian, who stayed married to a beautiful girl even though he discovered she was really an evil snake spirit.

18 Dec 1997 - 12:00am

Free boat a lure for luxury villa buyers

THE lure of a free five-metre boat has helped the pre-sale of 45 luxury riverside villas in a proposed $10 billion urban city development at Marina Cove, Hangzhou, China.

The developers of the Hangzhou Qiantang River City Development offered the boats to the first 50 buyers of the villas last week.

21 Jul 1993 - 12:00am