More than 600 parents in China’s eastern Zhejiang province were furious after receiving a text message from their children’s school calling pupils “a piece of s**t”.Friday, 21 December, 2012, 8:31pm 2 comments
A version of the Hollywood film Speed took place on a highway in Zhejiang last month when a mechanical failure forced a car driver to travel at 130km/h for nearly two hours.
His ordeal ended when he crashed into a roadside barrier shortly after entering Shanghai.5 Dec 2012 - 3:49am
Thousands of protesters who marched yesterday against the expansion of a petrochemical factory in Ningbo, Zhejiang province, won a pledge from the local government that the project would be halted.29 Oct 2012 - 5:01am
Two kindergarten teachers in Wenling, Zhejiang, were detained yesterday after a photo of a woman lifting a little boy by his ears were widely circulated on microblogs by angry internet users.
Yan Yanhong , 20, was put under criminal custody for abusing children, and her colleague Tong Qingqing was put under administrative custody for a week for assisting her, Wenling police said.26 Oct 2012 - 4:23am 2 comments
The human flesh search engine moved quicker than usual to track down the Zhejiang teacher who photographed herself abusing the young children in her care.25 Oct 2012 - 11:30am 1 comment
For clues about how China's leader-in-waiting Xi Jinping might manage the world's second-largest economy, Zhejiang province is a good place to start looking. The 3-1/2 years Xi spent at the helm of the mainland's richest province are regarded as a transformative period, during which Zhejiang expanded its private sector and moved toward cleaner, more innovative industries.25 Oct 2012 - 8:22am
A deputy mayor of Jinhua, in Zhejiang , is being investigated by the Communist Party's anti-graft watchdog over allegations he illegally granted land to a developer, Shanghai's Oriental Morning Post reported yesterday.8 Sep 2012 - 3:50am
Highways to charge by weight14 Aug 2012 - 7:50pm
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.24 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
Everything on film seems to be in 3D these days: Toy Story 3, Ice Age 4, even the Biebs' concert movie Never Say Never. Yet this 3D craze has been spreading - from the West to the East, and from movies to paintings - all the way to Hangzhou , the largest city in Zhejiang province.23 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
Immortalised in poetry and art for its bucolic and pastoral beauty, Hangzhou is riding a boom in tourism, as visitors flock to the city's scenic spots.18 Jul 2012 - 12:00am