China's e-commerce contributes to strike against counterfeits

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

Taobao.com, China's largest business-to-consumer platform backed by e-commerce giant Alibaba worked with police to bust more than 200 counterfeit manufacturers this year. Police traced clues reported by taobao.com...


Public credit information platform now in service

Dec 19, 2014

Hangzhou residents can look up their credit status from today as the city's public credit information platform, tested online since October, is officially open. Locals aged over 18 can use their citizen or ID cards...


Anti-corruption campaign brings down 1,133 officials

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

A total of 1,133 Hangzhou officials have been punished so far this year for corruption and misconduct and a survey showed that 93 percent of local residents were pleased with the city government's efforts to enhance...


New bridge to ease traffic in Hangzhou development area

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

Asphalt paving on a bridge over two parallel channels joining the Qiantang River was finished yesterday, signaling that this new bridge in Xiasha District may complete its main construction before the New Year's Day. The...


Buy duty-free goods at O2O fair this Saturday

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

Hangzhou Cross-border E-commerce Park will hold an online-to-offline consumer fair this Saturday to sell duty-free imported products. Visitors can buy authentic imported goods from milk powder to toys, cosmetics,...


City unveils plan for inter-city railways

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

Hangzhou will build railways to Zhuji, Anji, Deqing and Tongxiang after it announced inter-city rail projects in August to link with satellite cities of Haining, Lin'an, Fuyang and Shaoxing. The planned railways...


West Lake frozen in chilly winds yesterday

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

Maple leaves are frozen in a sheet of ice found in West Lake as the mercury dropped to minus 0.4 degrees Celsius yesterday morning. The lake got a thin layer of ice for the first time this winter, one week later than last


Preserved ducks for New Year's dinner

Dec 17, 2014 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

A chef hangs out jiangya, duck seasoned with soy sauce, outside a restaurant on Dongxin Road. The restaurant prepares 8,000 jiangya every winter. Cured duck is a seasonal delicacy favored by locals and is a must-


Holiday arrangement for 2015 announced

Dec 17, 2014 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

The State Council, China's Cabinet, announced holiday arrangement for 2015 yesterday. According to the new arrangement, New Year's Day holiday will be January 1-3. Work resumes on Sunday, January 4. The Spring Festival...


14 provinces, municipalities unify ETC systems

Dec 17, 2014 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

Starting this Sunday, vehicles installed with the ETC (electronic toll collection) system can drive past highway toll booths in 14 provinces and municipalities without waiting, thanks to a unified ETC system. Zhejiang,...


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