Wuzhen – Venice of the East

Chinese people say that unless you visit the Great Wall then you haven’t been to China. For any visit south of the Yangtze River; one place not to be missed is the town of Wuzhen. Located in the centre of the six ancient towns south of Yangtze River, 17 kilometres (10.56 miles) north of the city of Tongxiang, the Water Town displays its two-thousand-year h…

Why does the World Internet Conference settle down in Wuzhen?

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In the west gate area of Wuzhen, a visitor drinks coffee while using smart phone on Nov. 2. The scenic spot has been fully covered by wireless network.   Located between Suzhou and Hangzhou, Wuzhen receives more than 5 million visitors every year since 1990s. Photo: Qin Bin/ Beijing News   A homestay landlord displays the “QR code”…

Wuzhen to host 2015 World Internet Conference (WIC)

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Wuzhen, a waterside town in Zhejiang province with a 7,000-year history, is to hold the second World Internet Conference from 16-18 December   With the theme “An Interconnected World Shared and Governed by All – Building a Cyberspace Community of Shared Destiny”, the 2015 WIC will feature strategic-level discussions on global internet gove…