Hangzhou to adopt new property ownership certificate

Feb 27, 2015 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

China will adopt a standard property ownership certificate on March 1 and a sample of the new certificate was shown to the public yesterday. Wang Guanghua, director of land registry of the Ministry of Land and Resources,...


Girlish researcher becomes a sensation online

Feb 27, 2015 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

A 27-year-old female researcher and tutor of PhD students became an overnight celebrity on the Internet. Lu Yingying of Zhejiang University, one of China's leading universities, drew the media light when the school...


Dream Town selects technology startups via competition

Feb 27, 2015 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

A three-day business plan competition kicked off yesterday in Dream Town, a complex of buildings for high-tech startups in the city's Yuhang District. About 100 teams from Beijing, Shanghai, Zhejiang Province and...


Car plates cost higher this month

Feb 26, 2015 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

Car plates auctioned in Hangzhou this month fetched an average price of 18,184 yuan (US$2,962), 1,803 yuan more than in January, and the lowest price was 16,800 yuan, up 3,000 yuan. This month 8,822 individuals and...


Bus fares get cheaper in March-April off season

Feb 26, 2015 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

The city's bus fare will be 1 yuan (US$0.16) cheaper in March and April, the Hangzhou Public Transport Group said yesterday. Bus fares for Route 1 to 499 and for BRT lines, except Route 315, will be lowered during...


Plum blossoms lacking viewers

Feb 26, 2015 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

Zillions of plum blossoms have turned the Lingfeng Hill in Hangzhou Botanic Garden into an enchanting site, but incessant rains led to a sharp drop in visitors compared with the same period of last year, park officials said.


Rainy, chilly weather through weekend

Feb 25, 2015 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

The rain will continue until this Sunday and the temperature will drop as another cold front invades tonight, Hangzhou forecasters said. Today's temperatures are between 8 degrees and 11 degrees Celsius, but the...


3.35 million tourists visit Hangzhou during holiday

Feb 25, 2015 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

Hangzhou received 3.35 million visitors during the weeklong Spring Festival holiday which ended yesterday, 6.25 percent more than the same period of last year. Tourism revenue grew 8.97 percent year-on-year to 3.74...


Deliverymen back to work

Feb 25, 2015 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

Couriers pick up parcels at a distribution center in Hangzhou on Monday, the fifth day of lunar January and traditionally the start of business across the country. Most of local delivery companies have resumed operation.


Fewer bidders for car plate auction in February

Feb 24, 2015 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

There will be slightly fewer bidders in this month's car plate auction in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, officials said. A total of 603,971 bidders will compete for car plates at this month's auction and 597,396 of...


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