Major construction projects under plan in Hangzhou

Hangzhou plans to construct middle ring road and the third runway at Xiaoshan International Airport to ease traffic bottlenecks. The middle ring road will be the outer ring of Raocheng Highway. With a total length...

Dec 2, 2016 | Source: by Shanghai Daily

Qiantang gyms and libraries make debut

Two men pedal spinning bikes at a newly-opened Qiantang Gym in Zhanongkou Sub-District of Jianggan District. The district has opened two Qiantang Gyms and two Qiantang Libraries with similar standards of hardware at Zhanongkou and Dinglan sub-districts. The district plans to extend the program to all its eight sub-districts.

Dec 2, 2016 | Source: by Shanghai Daily

Most Happy City in China for 10 years: Hangzhou

Hangzhou was listed as one of the top 10 Most Happy Cities in China yesterday, becoming the only city to win the title for 10 years in a row. The other nine cities on the list are: Chengdu, Nanjing, Xi'an, Changchun,...

Dec 2, 2016 | Source: Others/Edited by Shanghai Daily

Massive transport hub taking shape on Grand Canal

The Hangzhou Grand Canal Transportation Hub is emerging on the west bank of the Grand Canal and north of the Qingfang Bridge. It will be used by cruise operators and bus companies and will have parking areas for public bikes and taxis. The building will also have tourist and cultural facilities when it opens next year.

Dec 1, 2016 | Source: by Shanghai Daily

Local town to host World Industrial Design Conference

More than 500 designers from 26 countries and regions will attend the World Industrial Design Conference at Liangzhu Mengqi Town in Hangzhou from Friday to Sunday. An exhibition of 100 design works, selected from...

Dec 1, 2016 | Source: Others/Edited by Shanghai Daily

Upgrade scheme covers urban villages, rural towns

Hangzhou will finish renovating 246 urban villages by 2020 and 149 towns by 2018 in a bid to improve the living conditions of over 4 million urban and rural residents. About 540,000 households will benefit from the...

Dec 1, 2016 | Source: Others/Edited by Shanghai Daily

Mentally challenged youths enjoy their special day

Young people with intellectual disabilities walk in a parade in Hangzhou yesterday ahead of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities on December 3. The city held a gala party and some Special Olympic events for them to step out of home and enjoy social life.

Nov 30, 2016 | Source: by Shanghai Daily

Now is travel season for bargain hunters

As the peak travel season waned, air fares for trips to major destinations in China and abroad have dropped. An economy ticket for a trip from Hangzhou to Xi'an, capital of Shaanxi Province, is as low as 153 yuan...

Nov 30, 2016 | Source: Others/Edited by Shanghai Daily

Liangzhu archeology park bigger than 1,299 soccer fields combined

Liangzhu National Archeology Park, about the size of 1,299 standard football fields combined, will open to the public in 2018, according to the city's park development five-year plan. The park with the ruins of the...

Nov 30, 2016 | Source: Others/Edited by Shanghai Daily

Greenery fill up space of Metro car

Passengers take pictures of a train carriage on Metro Line 1 yesterday. The Hangzhou Metro operator transformed this carriage into a garden with grass and shrubs in a way to advocate low-carbon living. It is the first Metro car decorated with greenery in China.

Nov 29, 2016 | Source: by Shanghai Daily

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