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Roof-top badminton courts delight residents

The roof of an annex building between two residential high-rises in Shangcheng District has been turned into a badminton court. It's one of two rooftop badminton courts now open to residents in Zhongshanyuan Community. More roof terraces in Hangzhou will be utilized to create tennis or badminton courts for the convenience of local residents.

May 31, 2016 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Waiting drivers deserve thumbs up from pedestrians

The photo of a Hangzhou man and his daughter giving thumbs up to drivers waiting at a zebra crossing went viral on the Internet. The picture received many clicks and comments and climbed to the top of a local online...

May 31, 2016 | Source: Others/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Hangzhou gets tough with traffic violators

Traffic authorities are cracking down on oversized and overloaded trucks, unlicensed cabs and other traffic violations, city officials said at a press conference yesterday. They are mainly targeting oversized and...

May 31, 2016 | Source: Others/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Riverside promenade a paradise for runners

People brave the rain to run a 5,000-meter race on the newly-built waterfront promenade along the Qiantang River on Saturday. The promenade in Binjiang District has painted lanes for runners and cyclists and is a good place for physical exercises. The promenade is now 5 kilometers long and will eventually reach 15.5 kilometers.

May 30, 2016 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily


City finishes reservoir and drainage projects

Hangzhou has completed three water projects to improve water supply and prevent floods. Qingshan Reservoir in the upstream of Dongshao Creek has a water capacity of 215 million cubic meters. It is mainly for flood...

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


More rainy days ahead

After a wet weekend, Hangzhou will enjoy a short break from rain today, but the rainy weather will return tomorrow and continue until Friday, according to local meteorologists. By 9am yesterday Hangzhou recorded an...

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


Count on China to lead G20

As the G7 summit concluded in Japan on Friday with little fanfare, the 100-day countdown to the G20 summit in China began. The city of Hangzhou is already eager for the annual event to begin and hopes are high that...

May 29, 2016 | Source: Xinhua News Agency/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Alibaba's O2O arm becomes more down to earth

Alibaba's online to offline service platform Koubei said it will drive collaboration with more service providers and financial institutions to help offline merchants growth their business. Zhang Feng, general manager...

May 28, 2016 | Source: Others/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Hangzhou is ready for G20 summit

Construction of the main venue of G20 summit and B20 summit and the accommodations for G20 leaders has been completed, Hangzhou Party Secretary Zhao Yide said at a press conference yesterday. Officials of the Zhejiang...

May 27, 2016 | Source: Others/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Hangzhou employs 76,737 college graduates in 2015

Last year 76,737 college graduates found jobs in Hangzhou, 9.38 percent more than in 2014, according to the Hangzhou Recruitment Center. Among them, 24,395 (32%) are permanent residents of Hangzhou; 27,246 (35%) are...

May 27, 2016 | Source: Others/Edited by Shanghai Daily


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