Rainy, warmer weather through Saturday

Apr 24, 2014 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

More rains and warmer temperatures are expected today and the next two days, local forecasters said. Today's weather will turn from overcast to rainy with scattered showers and the temperature will range from 13...


Book-lending kiosks appear on World Reading Day

Apr 24, 2014 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

People browse books on display in a self-service book-lending kiosk in a street park in Hangzhou yesterday, the 19th World Reading Day. Five such kiosks have been set up across the city, allowing people to borrow books


Man and nature in harmony

Apr 24, 2014 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

A man exercises by the Beida River in Gongshu District yesterday as a flock of egrets perch on a tree over the water. In recent two years, scores of white egrets have settled in a residential area by the river thanks to


City economy expands 7.5% in first quarter

Apr 23, 2014 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

Hangzhou's gross domestic product increased 7.5 percent year-on-year in the first quarter, higher than the national average of 7.4 percent, a rate that beat the market expectation. Consumer retail sales jumped 20.7...


Flowers replace iron road railings

Apr 23, 2014 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

Flowering plants overgrow wooden containers are placed near the Broken Bridge on West Lake. These flower containers replaced iron railing road dividers and many people took pictures of the new barrier after workers


Anti-terrorist drill held at railway station

Apr 23, 2014 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

Armed policemen demonstrate their combat skills at Hangzhou East Railway Station yesterday. The city's SWAT troopers and security guards also took part in the anti-terrorist drill.


German artist joins local orchestra in anniversary concert

Apr 22, 2014

German cellist Alban Gerhardt collaborated with Hangzhou Philharmonic Orchestra in a concert on Sunday. It was the opening concert of a series of performances to mark the orchestra's fifth anniversary. Gerhardt wore...


Foreign volunteers help children with mental illness

Apr 22, 2014 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

Several foreign volunteers will work at Hangzhou Yanglingzi School for about one month to help children with amentia, autism and other mental diseases. A college student from Ukraine, named Mina, began to work in...


Lion cub finds home in a dog family

Apr 22, 2014 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

An albino lion cub was born in February at Hangzhou Safari Park but it was milked by a dog because its own mother refused to feed it. White lions are rare in the world. The zoo workers said they found a dog in a nearby...


Qingchun Road Tunnel has 42 escape exits

Apr 21, 2014 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

Hangzhou authorities and Hangzhou Road & Bridge Construction Company yesterday invited 20 ordinary citizens to experience emergency exits in the Qingchun Road Tunnel. The road tunnel, the only such in downtown Hangzhou...


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