Neil Bush visits Chinese Commodity Exchange Hbot with cooperation in sight

Dec 28, 2014 | Source: Others/Edited by Shanghai Daily

George Walker Bush's brother Neil Bush visited the Xinhua Zhejiang Bulk Commodity Exchange Center (hereinafter referred to as "Hbot"), located in the city of Hangzhou, on December 12 and had a pleasant meeting with...


Sun out of Zhejiang squad for Australia winter training

Dec 27, 2014 | Source: Xinhua News Agency/Edited by Shanghai Daily

The Zhejiang swimming team left for winter training in Australia on Wednesday without double Olympic champion Sun Yang. Some of the swimmers will be coached by Sun's Australian coach Denis Cotterell, who split with...


Hangzhou has direct flight to Mount Fuji

Dec 26, 2014 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

Beijing Capital Airlines launched direct flight from Hangzhou to Shizuoka, Japan yesterday. One-way flight takes about 2 hours and 15 minutes. Shizuoka is the fourth Japanese destination for direct flights from the...


Fuyang to change its status from a city to a district

Dec 26, 2014 | Source: City Express/Edited by Shanghai Daily

Fuyang, a satellite city of Hangzhou, will change into a municipal district and the district government will be located at 25 Guihua Road in Fuyang. The State Council, the Chinese cabinet, approved the change and...


Hangzhou river shipping tops 100 million tons a year

Dec 26, 2014 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

Hangzhou Port handled more than 100 million tons of cargoes so far this year, up 6.8 percent from 2013. The city's inland shipping business developed fast in the past five years, rising from 75 million tons in 2005...


Santa Clause is here!

Dec 25, 2014 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

A Santa Clause appeared in a residential community in Binjiang District last night, bringing delights to children and their families. "It's like a fairy tale! My son was so thrilled that he awkwardly kissed the...


High-speed railway shortens trips to Guangxi

Dec 25, 2014 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

Rail travel from Hangzhou to Guilin and Nanning in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region will be cut by at least half with the opening of Hangzhou-Changsha High-speed Railway tomorrow. Guilin-bound G1501...


Metro Line 6 put under construction

Dec 25, 2014 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

The construction of Metro Line 6 to link Zhijiang New Town with Qianjiang Century CBD started simultaneously on Heshan Road and at Pheonix Park yesterday. The first phase of the south-north subway is 26 kilometers...


A sunny Christmas holiday!

Dec 24, 2014 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

African lions play with a Christmas cap in Hangzhou Safari Park yesterday as the city's maximum temperature climbed to 14.6 degrees Celsius. The sunny weather will continue for a few more days as another cold front is


Noodle shop owner offers free meal to road cleaners

Dec 24, 2014 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

Two noodle shops on Jianguo Road in downtown Hangzhou will offer sanitation workers a free bowl of noodles plus an apple every day from tomorrow to March 5. Their owner, Zhang Chengliang, said: "Sanitation workers...


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