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  • Zhejiang to be demonstration zone for common prosperity

    Zhejiang to be demonstration zone for common prosperity

    China has unveiled measures for building a demonstration zone for achieving common prosperity through high-quality development in Zhejiang province, with a view to exploring effective approaches to address the problem of the country's unbalanced and inadequate development.

    June 11, 2021

  • Zhejiang performs world's first lung transplant surgery for elderly

    Zhejiang performs world's first lung transplant surgery for elderly

    The First Affiliated Hospital of the College of Medicine of Zhejiang University performed a lung transplant on a 66-year-old novel coronavirus pneumonia patient on March 1.

    November 2, 2020

  • Qiantang River Bridge, first 2-layer bridge designed by Chinese

    Qiantang River Bridge, first 2-layer bridge designed by Chinese

    This 2-layer bridge in the southern part of the city of Hangzhou, Zhejiang province is China’s first to be designed and built entirely by Chinese engineers.

    November 2, 2020

  • China National Silk Museum,  first national silk museum

    China National Silk Museum, first national silk museum

    ​Situated at the southern bank of the West Lake, in Hangzhou City of Zhejiang Province, China National Silk Museum is the first state-level professional silk museum in China as well as the biggest silk museum throughout the world.

    November 2, 2020

  • First national art academy in China

    First national art academy in China

    ​The opening ceremony of the National Academy of Art was held on March 26, 1928 in Luoyuan Garden, part of Gushan Mountain in Hangzhou.

    November 2, 2020

  • The first nuclear power plant in China

    The first nuclear power plant in China

    Qinshan Nuclear Power Plant, located in Haiyan county, Jiaxing city, Zhejiang province, is China’s first domestically-researched, designed and constructed nuclear powerplant.

    November 2, 2020

  • The first large-scale comprehensive university in China

    The first large-scale comprehensive university in China

    The new Zhejiang University, which is merged with the then Zhejiang University, Hangzhou University, Zhejiang University of Agriculture and Zhejiang University of Medicine, was officially established on Sept 15, 1998.

    November 2, 2020

  • First girls' school in China

    First girls' school in China

    A female Christian missionary from Britain established the girls' school in 1884 in Ningbo, Zhejiang province. The school, now named the Ningbo 6th Middle School, is the first girls' school in China.

    November 2, 2020

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