New cars for G20 Summit

An aerial view of 330 newly delivered official cars for use during the G20 Summit in Hangzhou in early September. The new cars, including police cars, will be used by various municipal departments involved in the reception, services and security of the G20 meeting.

Jul 26, 2016 | Source: Others/Edited by Shanghai Daily

Temperature climbs to new high at 40.3 degrees

The highest temperature soared to 40.3 degrees Celsius in Hangzhou on Sunday, the highest temperature so far this year. It is reported that the broiling heat in the city will stay for at least a week with highest...

Jul 26, 2016 | Source: Others/Edited by Shanghai Daily

Hangzhou is one of 19 railway hubs in China

Hangzhou will be one of the 19 railway hubs in the country, according to a mid-term and long-term railway network blueprint published by the National Development and Reform Commission. When the network is completed...

Jul 26, 2016 | Source: Others/Edited by Shanghai Daily

103 animal specimen from Africa and North America on exhibit

Visitors throng to Zhejiang Natural Museum to admire 103 animal specimen donated by Kenneth Behring, chairman of Global Health and Education Foundation, on Friday. The 103 specimen donated by Behring came from Africa and North America.

Jul 25, 2016 | Source: by Shanghai Daily

H1 GDP growth fastest among 19 regional centers across China

Hangzhou's gross domestic product reached 502.1 billion yuan (US$77.25 billion) in the first half of the year, up 10.8 percent from a year earlier. The economy's double-digit growth was the fastest among 19 regional...

Jul 25, 2016 | Source: Others/Edited by Shanghai Daily

Another week of broiling heat!

People in Hangzhou are in for another week of scorching heat with temperatures reaching 39 degrees Celsius, local meteorologists said yesterday. They are advised to drink plenty of water and stay indoors as much as...

Jul 25, 2016 | Source: Others/Edited by Shanghai Daily

Obama's top aide to visit China to prepare for G20 summit attendance

US President Barack Obama's National Security Advisor Susan Rice is to visit China from July 24-27 to prepare for Obama's attending the G20 summit in September, the White House said Friday. Rice will visit Beijing...

Jul 24, 2016 | Source: Xinhua News Agency/Edited by Shanghai Daily

Alibaba seeking innovators at festival

Alibaba showed off its virtual reality shopping technology "Buy+," for the first time at its Taobao Maker Festival in Shanghai yesterday as it seeks to woo innovators and practitioners in the creative industry. "Taobao...

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

Workers keep rivers clean and beautiful

A sanitation worker fishes trash from the surface of the Xinkai River under a blistering sun yesterday. Sun Xiuqing, the worker, is responsible for the environment of a 500-meter section of the river in Shangcheng District. He works from 6am to 4pm, removing floating garbage from the river. "Now, the water is quite clear, but four years ago when I first came here the river was murky and odorous," Sun said. The district has six rivers and 40 river cleaners like Sun.

Jul 22, 2016 | Source: by Shanghai Daily

Dramatic light shows along Grand Canal

Starting today, landscape lighting along the Grand Canal will be put on from 7:10pm to 9:30pm on weekdays and to 10:30pm on weekends and public holidays, according to Hangzhou Grand Canal Group. The landscape lighting...

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

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