Animation festival ends with nearly 13b yuan of deals

May 3, 2016 | Source: Others/Edited by Shanghai Daily

The 12th China International Cartoon and Animation Festival closed yesterday with 1.38 million people visiting the seven-day fair and 948 deals signed, worth 12.94 billion yuan (US$2 billion). More than 2,530 companies...


Eight treated for poisoning after eating roadside raspberries

May 3, 2016 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

Three families with five adults and three kids went outing on a group tour during the Labor Day and ended up in a hospital on Sunday night after eating red raspberries they picked on the roadside. They were touring...


People greet upcoming 'lixia' with folk custom in E China

May 3, 2016 | Source: Xinhua News Agency/Edited by Shanghai Daily

Children show rice flour sculptures to greet the upcoming "lixia", the 7th solar term on Chinese lunar calendar, in Tangqi ancient town of Hangzhou on May 2, 2016. It is a folk custom for local people to greet "lixia", the beginning of summer.


Female patrol team seen at West Lake, E China

May 2, 2016 | Source: Xinhua News Agency/Edited by Shanghai Daily

Members of a patrol under West Lake scenic area administrative department walk at the West Lake in Hangzhou, east China's Zhejiang Province, May 1, 2016. With a total of 21 female members, most of whom are able to communicate with international tourists, the patrol started missions since April 30, aiming to keep security and provide service for tourists.


China's biggest search engine signs agreement to tackle piracy

May 1, 2016 | Source: Others/Edited by Shanghai Daily

China's biggest internet search engine Baidu has pledged to do more to tackle copyright infringement. Earlier this week representatives of Baidu signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the International Publishers...


Rails ready for May Day travel rush

Apr 30, 2016 | Source: Others/Edited by Shanghai Daily

Chinese railway authorities are braced for the 45 million trips they expect to be taken by train during the May Day holiday travel rush from Friday to Monday. This represents an increase of 9.7 percent year on year....


Cops honored for averting sinkhole accidents

Apr 29, 2016 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

Hangzhou police assistant Li Weiqi shows a certificate of merit he received yesterday for his quick action to prevent vehicles from falling into a sinkhole in the middle of a downtown crossroad on April 21. His colleagues Ye Jianjiang and Shi Ximing also received the awards. A week before, CNN posted a video on Facebook showing Li and his colleagues directing traffic from a crack in the road moments before it turned into a sinkhole. The video was viewed by more than 3 million people and drew 83,000 thumbs-up.


Projects to solve traffic bottlenecks are finished

Apr 29, 2016 | Source: Others/Edited by Shanghai Daily

Seven road projects, including Airport Highway and toll stations on Hangzhou Ring Expressway, Xintang Road and Shixiang Highway, have been completed and will open to traffic next month. The multi-tiered Xixing Interchange...


Drivers warned of jammed highways during Labor Day holiday

Apr 29, 2016 | Source: Others/Edited by Shanghai Daily

Drivers are advised to avoid the Hangzhou section of Highway G60 during the Labor Day holiday from Saturday to Monday. The road will be congested due to renovation work. As usual, all highways in the country will...


A carnival for cartoon and animation fans

Apr 28, 2016 | Source: Others/Edited by Shanghai Daily

Visitors take photos of exhibits at the 12th China International Cartoon and Animation Festival which opened in Hangzhou yesterday. Nearly 300 companies from about 80 countries and regions are taking part in the festival which includes virtual reality games, robots, cosplay shows, competitions and forums and will run through Monday.


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