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Museum conducts biodiversity research in Xixi Wetlands

Crayfish, red-eared slider, mosquitofish, physa acuta and homeless cats are among the most unwelcome animals in Xixi Wetlands, according to a biodiversity report issued by Zhejiang Natural Museum yesterday. Biologists...

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


Visitors top 140 million in Hangzhou last year

Hangzhou received 140.59 million domestic and foreign travelers in 2016 and earned 257.2 billion yuan (US$37.82 billion) in tourism revenue, up 16.8 percent from the year before, the city's tourism officials said...

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


Hangzhou gets closer to Jiangsu, Anhui with new road

With an investment of 4 billion yuan (US$594 billion), the Hangzhou-Changxing Expressway extension project has been completed and the 30.24-kilometer added section was opened to traffic yesterday. It runs along the shared border of Zhejiang, Jiangsu and Anhui provinces to Si'an Town in Changxing County, crossing a total of 22 bridges. The new road provides a fast link for the three provinces.

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


Help from radio station and police saves baby's life

An infant girl from Taizhou, a city in southern Zhejiang Province, is recovering from acute hemorrhagic enteritis after treatment at Children's Hospital of Zhejiang University School of Medicine, the hospital's chief...

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


Ice appears in parts of West Lake

Water near the West Lake Music Fountain is covered with a thin layer of ice yesterday morning when the mercury dropped to minus 3 degrees Celsius, the lowest in the week before the Chinese New Year on January 28, according to the Hangzhou Meteorological Bureau.

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


From the age of steam to fast trains: chunyun runs on time

From steam locomotive and diesel trains to electric locomotives and high-speed rail, Du Ronghua has seen China's train speeds soar from 60 to 300 kilometers an hour. Du, 45, has been working as a train operator in...

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


From the age of steam to fast trains: chunyun runs on time

From steam locomotive and diesel trains to electric locomotives and high-speed rail, Du Ronghua has seen China's train speeds soar from 60 to 300 kilometers an hour. Du, 45, has been working as a train operator in...

Jan 21, 2017 | Source: Xinhua News Agency/Edited by Shanghai Daily


West Lake swimming a New Year tradition

More than 200 winter swimmers from Hangzhou, Shanghai and other places welcomed the coming of Chinese New Year by taking a dip in the West Lake yesterday. The city has more than 500 regular winter swimmers and the New Year swimming event in the West Lake has been held annually for 44 years.

Jan 20, 2017 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Light shows celebrate Spring Festival

The new schedule for light shows in Hangzhou during the Spring Festival holiday from January 27 to February 2 was announced yesterday. It covers landscape lighting systems around West Lake, the Qiantang River, Grand...

Jan 20, 2017 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Olympics deal a further step in Alibaba's global ambitions

Jack Ma (left), Alibaba's founder and executive chairman, poses with Thomas Bach, IOC president, after the Chinese e-commerce giant became a major Olympics sponsor.

Jan 20, 2017


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