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Xi Jinping's time in Zhejiang: doing the business

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.

Thursday, 25 October, 2012, 8:22am

Deputy mayor in Zhejiang accused of illegally granting land to developer

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

China Digest


Highways to charge by weight

14 Aug 2012 - 7:50pm

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.

24 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Art galleries will never be the same again

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

Tourism explosion

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