Tunnel cuts Xiaoshan-Jiaxing travel time by half

Apr 17, 2014 | Source: Youth Times/Edited by Shanghai Daily

The Qianjiang Tunnel which connects Xiaoshan and Haining on both sides of the Qiantang River opened to traffic yesterday noon. The 4,450-meter tunnel can cut the journey from Xiaoshan to Jiaxing City from 30 minutes...


Photo contest focus on beauty of rivers

Apr 17, 2014 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

A dragon boat paddles past a statue of Ba Xia, one of the nine sons of the dragon in the Chinese mythology. All the paddlers are women who are training in the Grand Canal in Hangzhou. The photo is among entries for the Hangzhou River Scenery Photo Contest. Photographers can send their works to the Hangzhou Daily website before May 25.


Mother beats nurse with broom after needle mix-up

Apr 17, 2014 | Source: Others/Edited by Shanghai Daily

A MOTHER attacked a nurse with a broom after she failed to properly insert a needle into her baby's arm on Monday in Hangzhou, Youth News reported. The 35-year-old nurse surnamed Jiang sustained bruises on her arm,...


Pandas swallow used items for recycling

Apr 16, 2014 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

People line up to drop used clothes into panda-shaped containers for recyclable wastes yesterday. Nine such containers were placed in residential complexes, supermarkets and schools in Wenhui Community in


Free shuttle bus service for animation festival

Apr 16, 2014 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

The organizer of the 10th China International Cartoon & Animation Festival will provide free shuttle bus service to bring visitors to 11 festival venues, including Baima Lake, Wulin Square, Huanglong Tourist Center...


Qianjiang No. 2 Bridge the fastest route to airport

Apr 16, 2014 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

Qianjiang No. 2 Bridge proves to be the fastest route to reach Xiaoshan International Airport after the Airport Highway was closed for renovation yesterday. The bridge links Desheng Overpass with the airport and the...


Highway closed, travelers told to reach airport earlier

Apr 16, 2014 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

Travelers taking flights from the Xiaoshan International Airport are reminded to go there at least 40 minutes before take-off because Airport Highway has been closed for renovation. The airport has opened a parking...


'Peony Pavilion' seen from many angles

Apr 15, 2014 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

Kunqu opera "The Peony Pavilion" is presented in the city's Yule Hall, formerly a teahouse, last Sunday. Zhejiang Kunqu Opera House adopted a new approach to interact with the audience. The actors and actresses


English Corner where Jack Ma honed his English skill

Apr 15, 2014 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

People practice English speaking with a foreigner in the English Corner of Hangzhou Liu Park while others dance in the distance. The English Corner has a history of more than 30 years and attracts both Chinese and


It's getting warm despite rains

Apr 14, 2014 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

The weather this week will be mostly rainy with the temperature rising steadily to 30 degrees Celsius on Friday, local forecasters said. Rain is expected tomorrow night and there will be showers almost every day through...


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