Canal tunnel to link Shangtang and Yuhangtang roads

A tunnel across the historic Grand Canal will link Shangtang Road and Yuhangtang Road in 2019, according to the Hangzhou Canal Construction and Management Co Ltd. It will be the first tunnel in Hangzhou to go under...

Jun 28, 2017 | Source: by Shanghai Daily

A mass of bikes seized for random parking

Thousands of bikes belonging to various bike-sharing programs are gathered in an open space near Qiutao Road in Hangzhou. The city's urban management department said that some 23,000 bikes are in custody at 16 locations for random parking. Their operators could face up to 20,000 yuan (US$2,941) in fines for blocking sidewalks and obstructing road traffic.

Jun 28, 2017 | Source: by Shanghai Daily

Internet court to handle online disputes

An Internet court will be set up in Hangzhou to solve a growing number of disputes resulting from online transactions, the first of its kind in China, according to a leading group under the CPC Central Committee in...

Jun 28, 2017 | Source: by Shanghai Daily

Police catch a drug trafficker and 2 addicts

Feng Jun (right) holds his bleeding hand as his police colleagues subdued a drug trafficker in Huafeng Village, Xiacheng District, on June 15. The offender, who is not identified, tried to escape by car when Feng, 31, blocked him. The man pulled out a 40-centimeter-long knife from under his seat and slit Feng's left hand. Other plaintiffs overpowered the man and two addicts and found a bag of drugs in the car.

Jun 27, 2017 | Source: by Shanghai Daily

Car plate prices hit record highs in June auction

The average price individual bidders paid for a car plate at this month's auction was 48,352 yuan (US$7,111), a record high since auction was adopted in May 2014. Meanwhile, 67 bidders bought their plates at the...

Jun 27, 2017 | Source: by Shanghai Daily

Flights to Saipan and Lisbon starting soon

Beijing Capital Airlines, a subsidiary of HNA Group, will offer direct flights between Hangzhou and Saipan, a holiday destination in Western Pacific, from Thursday. It will use Airbus A330 on the new route. The wide-body...

Jun 27, 2017 | Source: by Shanghai Daily

Fund town set up offices in New York and London

Yuhuang Shannan Fund Town in suburban Hangzhou has opened representative offices in New York City and London and signed an MOU with Greenwich, a US town in Connecticut. It was announced at the West Lake Forum on Global...

Jun 26, 2017 | Source: by Shanghai Daily

Nice scarves draw eyes at silk culture forum

Silk scarves are presented in a product show during the Belt and Road Silk Culture Forum held in Miqiao Town, Jianggan District, yesterday. Wensli Group in Hangzhou showed its advanced double-side silk printing technology while Zhejiang University displayed a material made of silk protein which is 15 times tougher than Kevlar synthetic fiber and 5 times stronger than steel.

Jun 26, 2017 | Source: by Shanghai Daily

Metro Line 2 extension to open by month end

A view of the Wulinmen Station on the northwest extension of Metro Line 2.

Jun 26, 2017 | Source: by Shanghai Daily

City unveils Xiaoshan Robot Town blueprint

With a total investment of 600 million yuan (US$88.24 million), Xiaoshan District has been approved to construct a demonstration center, a robot-themed compound and a living area at Robot Town. With an area of 3.33...

Jun 23, 2017 | Source: by Shanghai Daily

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