Abandoned quarry to transform into creative park

Jul 27, 2015 | Source: City Express/Edited by Shanghai Daily

Hangzhou will convert a deserted quarry into a cultural and creative park, officials said last week. The quarry, named Phoenix Valley, is in the city's Zhijiang area and will house the Xiangshan campus of China Academy...


Pest specialists rid over 2,000 local homes of termites

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

Hangzhou is using a new termite-control method this year to cut the use of pesticides and local residents are urged to call pest-control specialists if they find termites in their houses. Termites are most active...


Children make drawings for charity

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

"My Fairytale Kingdom," a children's drawing competition in Hangzhou, was held on Saturday at Wahaha Future City. More than 100 children spent two hours drawing their dream homes on A3 paper. Some preschoolers showed...


Secret of human bodies

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

An exhibition "Secret of Human Bodies" was open for preview in Zhejiang Science and Technology Museum. All 154 exhibits are made from real human remains or organs.


Partners key to growth, Aliyun says

Jul 25, 2015 | Source: Others/Edited by Shanghai Daily

Cloud computing firm Aliyun, a unit of Alibaba, said it is planning a tenfold increase in the number of companies with which it collaborates over the next three years. The company provides data management and cloud...


118 charging poles ready to serve electric cars in Xiasha District

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

Twenty-two charging stations across Xiasha District will allow 118 electric cars to get a recharge at the same time from next month and the city will install more than 20,000 charging poles in the next five years. Though...


'Major Heat' may bring scorchers

Jul 24, 2015 | Source: Hangzhou Daily/Edited by Shanghai Daily

Sailboat athletes return after practice on West Lake yesterday as China entered the "Major Heat" period, one of the 24 solar terms on the lunar calendar. "Major Heat," pronounced dashu in Chinese, means the arrival...


Chance of getting a car plate is 1.36% this month

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

People without a driving license will be banned from applying for Hangzhou car plates, starting from this month, officials said yesterday. They said 7,330 car plates will be issued this month with 5,969 through lottery...


Polar Ocean World to add underwater restaurant, hotel after expansion

Jul 23, 2015 | Source: Daily Business/Edited by Shanghai Daily

Hangzhou Polar Ocean World and Xianghu Tourist Holiday Resort signed an agreement yesterday to expand the aquarium so that visitors can have meals and even sleep under a huge glass tank with fish and sea mammals swimming...


Overseas warehouses to help Zhejiang exporters

Jul 23, 2015 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

Containers filled with toys and furniture made by Hangzhou Huanyu Cultural Products Co Ltd left Fuyang yesterday for destinations in America, Australia and Britain. The cargoes weigh a total of 15.9 tons and are valued...


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