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Weibo renders better-than-expected performance in Q4

Chinese microblogging site Weibo reported better-than-expected profit and revenue in the fourth quarter last year as it benefitted from smartphone users' increasing interest in short videos and other social networking...

Feb 25, 2017 | Source: Others/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Museum takes the shape of cloud at Baima Lake

Workers are installing aluminum roof on the China Animation Museum by Baima Lake in Binjiang District. The 30,000-square-meter museum will look like a cloud and have storage, education and research facilities. It will be opened to the public later this year. Visitors can interact with some exhibits, watch animation films, and dine in a cartoon-themed restaurant.

Feb 24, 2017 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Metro tickets mark 20th anniversary of Hong Kong's handover

Only 3,000 sets of commemorative Metro tickets promoting Hangzhou as a tourist destination were put for sale yesterday in Hangzhou and Hong Kong. Each set contains two one-day tickets with a picture drawn by an 11-year-old...

Feb 24, 2017 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Kakao ties up with Ant Financial

Alibaba's financial and payment affiliate Ant Financial will invest US$200 million in the mobile finance subsidiary of South Korea's smartphone messaging and social networking platform Kakao Corp as the Chinese company...

Feb 24, 2017 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Bullet train fares to go up from April 21

High-speed train fares for Hangzhou-Shanghai and Hangzhou-Ningbo trips will be raised by over 20 percent from April 21, the railway operator announced. The price change will affect trains traveling at a speed between...

Feb 23, 2017 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily


'Hangzhou in Hollywood' targets American travelers

The Hangzhou Tourism Commission and ABC Television Network of the USA jointly held the "Hangzhou in Hollywood" event in Los Angeles on Sunday, local time. American participants had a chance to win a free trip to Hangzhou...

Feb 23, 2017 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Young mothers set up library for children

A woman arranges books in a children's library in Yuhang District. Founded with 2 million yuan (US$29,412) of private money, the library has 15,000 books, including 5,000 in English. The six young mothers who founded the library will buy 10,000 more books this year for children and teenagers.

Feb 23, 2017 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily


CCTV recording kiosk attracts readers

China Central Television (CCTV) placed a voice recording kiosk on City Balcony, a pedestrian square overlooking the Qiantang River. People can enter the kiosk and record anything to share with others. The kiosk is...

Feb 22, 2017 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Linkong Economic Area awaiting Beijing's green light

The plan for Linkong Economic Area, a 140-square-kilometer national demonstration zone in Xiaoshan District, has been submitted to the National Development and Reform Commission for approval. The planned area encompasses...

Feb 22, 2017 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Stylish transport hub emerges on Grand Canal

The Grand Canal Transport Hub in Gongshu District will be put to use in the second half of the year. The complex utilizes a defunct shipyard and will become a new landmark of Hangzhou. The main building has four levels...

Feb 22, 2017


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