Hangzhou now among Chinese cities that offer 3-day visa-free stays for travelers from 51 countries

Oct 25, 2014 | Source: Xinhua News Agency/Edited by Shanghai Daily

East China's Hangzhou City began to offer 72-hour visa-free entry for international transit passengers on Monday, Oct 20, 2014. The policy covers travelers from 51 countries, including the United States, Russia,...


Public feedback sought for railway station expansion

Oct 24, 2014 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

An artistic rendition of Hangzhou East Railway Station's second phase of west square. The design for the second phase of Hangzhou East Railway Station was published recently to collect public feedback. The enlarged...


Credit check system makes life hard for defaulters

Oct 24, 2014 | Source: Hangzhou Daily/Edited by Shanghai Daily

Hangzhou's public credit information system is up and running. Individuals who are blacklisted for debt default or other dishonest acts will have difficulty to buy air tickets, obtain credit cards and loans. They...


City's new subway project moving on track

Oct 24, 2014 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

The framework construction of Metro Line 4 was completed this week and the new subway is expected to go into operation in the first half of 2015. The first phase of Metro Line 4 stretches 9.6 kilometers from Jinjiang...


Tea smacks of Song flavor

Oct 23, 2014 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

Foreign tourists try some tea from a booth on the historical Wuliu Street in downtown Hangzhou yesterday, which was the city's International Experience Day. A tea brewing and serving contest was also held to revive


Police escorts use motorcycles from Hangzhou

Oct 23, 2014 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

A motorcade carrying the President of Tanzania, Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, and his entourage travelled from the Beijing airport to the Diaoyutai State Guest House on Tuesday, led by police escorts on motorcycle. China...


Giant fish invade campus

Oct 23, 2014 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

Students of China Academy of Art created 108 identical fish sculptures and put them out along a road in their Xiangshan campus. They will later paint these fishes based on drawings made by young pupils in Ningbo, a port city


New guide for investors

Oct 22, 2014 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Children learn about sewage treatment

Oct 22, 2014 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily


900,000 people visit Grand Canal Carnival

Oct 22, 2014 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

The four-day Grand Canal Carnival closed yesterday with a total attendance of nearly 900,000 people. Its main venue -- the area around Gongchen Bridge, Grand Canal Culture Square and Dadou Road -- sold 779,000 tickets....


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