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Hi-Fi enthusiast from Taiwan makes his own gadget

Guo Dengsong, 60, listens to music from a tube amplifier made by himself. Guo, a native of Hsinchu in Taiwan, moved to Hangzhou four years ago with his wife. He is an avid audiophile and has a vast collection of more than 100,000 LP records. He turned his sitting room into a hi-fi audio salon.

Jul 28, 2016 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Free parking in high-temperature time

Drivers don't have to pay parking fees at some areas in Hangzhou during noon when the temperture rises above 37 degrees Celsius, according to Hangzhou Urban Management Commission. The practice applies in Shangcheng,...

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


15,000 slots in trailwalker rally up for grab

This year's Hangzhou International Trailwalker Rally will have 15,000 participants when it takes place on October 29. People will walk on jogging trails along both sides of the Qiantang River. Those who are interested...

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


Music fountains entertain visitors

Visitors take pictures and videos at the music fountain in West Lake on Monday. The fountain attracts thousands of visitors with everchanging music and lights. The music fountain show near Hubin Road begins at 7pm and 8pm every night. Visitors can also appreciate music fountains at West Lake Cultural Square, Wulin Square, Qianjiang New Town and Grand Canal Square.

Jul 27, 2016 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Hangzhou to invest 2b to set up 14 nursing homes by 2020

Hangzhou plans to invest more than 2 billion yuan (308 million) to set up 14 nursing homes for seniors by 2020 in order to meet the ever increasing demand from the expanding population above 60. It is estimated that...

Jul 27, 2016 | Source: Others/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Highways to be expanded in Hangzhou Metropolitan Area

The multiple-lane project for the west part of Hangzhou Raocheng Highway will start construction on some key sections or all along the way from Hangzhou to Zhuji in the neighboring Shaoxing City, according to the 8th...

Jul 27, 2016 | Source: Others/Edited by Shanghai Daily


New cars for G20 Summit

An aerial view of 330 newly delivered official cars for use during the G20 Summit in Hangzhou in early September. The new cars, including police cars, will be used by various municipal departments involved in the reception, services and security of the G20 meeting.

Jul 26, 2016 | Source: Others/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Temperature climbs to new high at 40.3 degrees

The highest temperature soared to 40.3 degrees Celsius in Hangzhou on Sunday, the highest temperature so far this year. It is reported that the broiling heat in the city will stay for at least a week with highest...

Jul 26, 2016 | Source: Others/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Hangzhou is one of 19 railway hubs in China

Hangzhou will be one of the 19 railway hubs in the country, according to a mid-term and long-term railway network blueprint published by the National Development and Reform Commission. When the network is completed...

Jul 26, 2016 | Source: Others/Edited by Shanghai Daily


103 animal specimen from Africa and North America on exhibit

Visitors throng to Zhejiang Natural Museum to admire 103 animal specimen donated by Kenneth Behring, chairman of Global Health and Education Foundation, on Friday. The 103 specimen donated by Behring came from Africa and North America.

Jul 25, 2016 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily


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