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...


License required to sell West Lake Longjing Tea

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

Hangzhou will license dealers of West Lake Longjing Tea nationwide this year to guarantee the quality of its famous green tea and fight counterfeits, local agricultural officials said yesterday. Hangzhou West Lake...


Metro Line 1 cuts rush-hour train intervals

Apr 21, 2014

Metro Line 1 shortened rush-hour train intervals starting today. Commuters now wait for only 4 minutes, 45 seconds less, for a train on the section between Xianghu Station and Coach Station. Rush-hour intervals on...


Hangzhou-Changsha high-speed railway under construction

Apr 20, 2014 | Source: Xinhua News Agency/Edited by Shanghai Daily

People work at a construction site of the Hangzhou-Changsha high-speed railway in Jinhua City, east China's Zhejiang Province. The 933-kilometer high-speed railway linking Hangzhou City and Changsha City is designed at a top speed of 350km/h. More than 90 percent of the electrification project in Zhejiang section has been completed so far.


'Software city' to raise revenue

Apr 19, 2014 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

Hangzhou, which was named China's "Famous Software City" yesterday, is planning to double its software service industry revenue by 2016, government officials said. Last year, software and information revenue reached...


Students fire at will

Apr 18, 2014 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

Students practice shooting at Fengtan Middle School, a member of the No. 13 Middle School Education Group, in an undated photo. Students participated in a variety of events at the education group's 3rd Society


Resident says salt coming out of his wall

Apr 18, 2014 | Source: Hangzhou Daily/Edited by Shanghai Daily

A building in Jianggan District may have been built with cheap sea sand as a resident said salt has been coming out of one wall since December. The resident surnamed Peng moved into the 70-square-meter house five...


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