Hangzhou schools to add soccer to their curriculums

Jul 7, 2015 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

The Hangzhou Education Bureau plans to include soccer in school curriculums to teach children soccer skills and keep them physical strong. "Unlike sports officials who promote soccer for the purpose of competition,...


Tibetans receive clothes donated by Hangzhou people

Jul 7, 2015 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

Tibetan children hold clothes donated by Hangzhou residents. The first batch of 15,000 clothes, weighing 17 tons, have been distributed to families in Nielamu County of Tibet, which borders with Nepal and was hit by an 8.1-magnitude earthquake on April 25. Hangzhou residents donated about 200 tons of clothes and 80 tons were selected as relief materials for quake victims. People who want to donate large quantities of clothes or find their panda-shaped recycling bins full can dial 4000571056 for help.


Free medical services for rural folks

Jul 7, 2015 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

Doctors of a Chinese medicine hospital provide free health check and consulting to residents on Saturday. They will go to suburban villages around Hangzhou in coming months to bring free medical service to rural residents.


Rainy season drags on while typhoons are brewing

Jul 6, 2015 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

Hangzhou was drenched in rain over the weekend as the rainy season has hung around the Yangtze Delta region for one and a half month due to the El Nino phenomenon.


Girl becomes a star by returning A$200,000 to Aussie bank

Jul 6, 2015 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

A Hangzhou girl studying in Adelaide, Australia, has become a star overnight after she returned A$200,000 (US$150,167), sent to her account by mistake, to a local bank. The girl surnamed Dong said she was in a shop...


Work starts to build Hangzhou-Taizhou highway

Jul 6, 2015 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

A highway linking Hangzhou with Shaoxing and Taizhou is under construction and is scheduled to open to traffic in 2019. The 166.2-kilometer Hangzhou-Taizhou Highway will cost 38.43 billion yuan (US$6.3 billion) to...


Daredevil Spanish acrobats form an impressive eight-storey human tower in under four minutes

Jul 5, 2015 | Source: Others/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Firm gets capital to expand

Jul 4, 2015 | Source: Others/Edited by Shanghai Daily

Alibaba Group's financial affiliate Zhejiang Ant Small & Micro Financial Services Group Co said it has completed its first round of fundraising as the company continues to tap growing demand among Internet users for...


Hangzhou voted 'most beautiful city' in 2015 city survey

Jul 3, 2015 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

Hangzhou was named the "Most Beautiful City of China" in the 2015 Ranking of Chinese Cities published recently by China Institute of City Competitiveness. The city ranked second in the happiness chart and was among...


US family named city ambassador on world tour

Jul 3, 2015 | Source: City Express/Edited by Shanghai Daily

The family of Hangzhou taxi driver Zhou Zhen and an American family named Capaldi from California have been selected by the Hangzhou Tourism Commission to travel around the world as the city's ambassadors starting...


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