Luxury watch dealers lower their expectations

Oct 9, 2015 | Source: by Shanghai Daily

The best-selling Swiss watches in Hangzhou are priced between 10,000 yuan (US$16,000) and 30,000 yuan, instead of 30,000-50,000 yuan as in previous years, as a result of China's crackdown on official corruption and...

Public service available via mobile app

Oct 9, 2015 | Source: by Shanghai Daily

Hangzhou residents can pay traffic fines and check information about schools, weather, public transport and a company's credit status via a mobile app issued by the municipal government. "The mobile app is intended...

Traffic divider keeps West Lake bridge in order

Oct 9, 2015 | Source: by Shanghai Daily

The Broken Bridge on West Lake is crowded with tourists during the National Day holiday. A newly-installed median barrier enabled crowds to move faster across the bridge. Park officials said about 568,000 people walked over the bridge during the 7-day holiday.

Cooler week ahead after cold snap

Oct 8, 2015 | Source: by Shanghai Daily

A weak cold front will arrive tomorrow afternoon, sending the mercury down to 13 degrees Celsius early next week, local weathermen said. Today's temperatures are between 17 degrees and 20 degrees. The maximum temperature...

13 million visit Hangzhou during 7-day holiday

Oct 8, 2015 | Source: by Shanghai Daily

Hangzhou received 13.06 million visitors during the National Day holiday from October 1 to 6, 1.58 percent more than the same period of last year, and achieved 9.84 billion yuan (US$1.56 billion) in tourism income,...

Local train stations send off 225,000 travelers

Oct 8, 2015 | Source: by Shanghai Daily

Travelers pack the Hangzhou East Railway Station yesterday, the last day of a weeklong National Day holiday. The station sent off more than 165,000 passengers yesterday while the Hangzhou Railway Station dispatched about 60,000 passengers.

Bates completes his long walk for peace at Zhejiang University

Oct 7, 2015 | Source: by Shanghai Daily

UK Home Office Minister Michael Bates arrives at the finish line after completing a long walk for world peace on Monday. Bates completed 1,701 kilometers in 71 days that took him to Beijing and Hebei, Shandong, Jiangsu and Zhejiang provinces before reaching Hangzhou's Yuquan Campus in Zhejiang University. His wife is a Hangzhou-origin Chinese British. This year is the 70th anniversary of the end of the Second World War.

City to create food-tracking system

Oct 6, 2015 | Source: by Shanghai Daily

Hangzhou is creating a food-tracking system to improve food safety, Xinhua News Agency reported on Friday. By the end of 2017, all food production companies in Hangzhou will have adopted the system. A new national...

City to renovate famous musical fountain

Oct 6, 2015 | Source: by Shanghai Daily

Hangzhou's famous musical fountain will be under renovation from October 8 and is expected to reopen by the end of this year. The popular musical fountain has been in service since 2003 and needs updating and some repair work, officials of the West Lake Scenic Area Administration said.

Health experts warn residents about mosquitoes

Oct 5, 2015

Public health experts recently warned people in Hangzhou about mosquitoes, which can spread dengue fever. Experts with the Hangzhou Center of Disease Control and Prevention said mosquitoes thrive when the temperature...

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