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Hillside art pays respect to master artist

A hillside in Qingtian County, Zhejiang Province shows a large piece of crop art with the image of a horse and Chinese characters to commemorate the late Chinese master painter Xu Beihong (1895-1953). Xu was a pioneer to introduce Western painting into China and was good at painting horses in freestyle brushwork. The crop art was the idea of Chen Lingjuan, 108. She was one of Xu's students in the 1930s. The whole piece was made of young crops and flowers and is 2,700 square meters in size.

Aug 24, 2016 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Intangible cultural heritages revealed in photos

The 1st Hangzhou Intangible Cultural Heritage Photo Show opened this week at Hangzhou Science Exchange Hall, featuring silk cocoon stretching technique, Hangzhou-dialect storytelling and other art forms. Hangzhou-dialect...

Aug 24, 2016 | Source: Others/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Hangzhou student wins IOI gold medal again

Jin Ce, a student from Hangzhou Xuejun High School, won a gold medal at the 28th International Olympiad in Informatics in Kazan, Russia on Friday. It's the third gold medal won by a Chinese student from the same...

Aug 24, 2016 | Source: Others/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Airport Avenue opens to traffic

The newly completed Airport Avenue from Binjiang District to Xiaoshan International Airport has opened to traffic. The six-lane road under the elevated Airport Highway is 13.47 kilometers long with a speed limit of 50 kilometers an hour. Both roads provide quick access to the airport.

Aug 23, 2016 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily


17 new roads opened to traffic today

Seven trunk roads and 10 ordinary roads have been built or renovated and put into service recently, the Hangzhou Construction Commission said yesterday. The seven trunk roads are Dinglan Road, Miding Road, Donghu...

Aug 23, 2016 | Source: Others/Edited by Shanghai Daily


City to add 5 million square meters of underground spaces a year

Hangzhou will build 5 million square meters of underground spaces a year between 2016 and 2020, according to a municipal plan disclosed recently. By 2020, underground spaces in Hangzhou will total 82.6 million square...

Aug 23, 2016 | Source: Others/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Cyclists welcome G20 summit

A group of people in Hangzhou ride unicycles and old-fashioned bikes around the West Lake on Thursday, waving a flag that reads: "Play good host to G20 summit." Their activity was organized by Xie Laigen, a retired worker, to remind local residents of the upcoming G20 Leaders Summit on September 4 and 5.

Aug 22, 2016 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Garbage trucks ordered to work at night until Sept 7

Some residential communities in Hangzhou will have their trash trucked away at night instead of daytime from now to September 7, city officials announced yesterday. The temporary schedule will affect five communities...

Aug 22, 2016 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Heat wave abates, showers frequent in afternoon

The mercury will drop from a high of 38 degrees Celsius last week to around 35 degrees this week as the subtropical high begins to recede, local forecasters said. Today and tomorrow will be sunny and cloudy but thunderstorms...

Aug 22, 2016 | Source: Others/Edited by Shanghai Daily


China is vital in global governance landscape

China has a very important role to play in the global governance landscape against the backdrop of a faltering global growth, a Sydney-based partner at the accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) told Xinhua in...

Aug 21, 2016 | Source: Xinhua News Agency/Edited by Shanghai Daily


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