Tourists visit fog-enveloped Hangzhou

Nov 23, 2014 | Source: Xinhua News Agency/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Chinese Premier urges fostering new growth engines

Nov 22, 2014 | Source: Xinhua News Agency/Edited by Shanghai Daily

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has called for new economic growth dynamism and "new growth engines" as the economy confronts with downward pressure. Li made the remarks during a tour of east China's Zhejiang Province. Despite...


Metro Line 2 in trial service; Line 4 opening soon

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

The southeast section of the city's Metro Line 2 will start trial operation on Monday while Metro Line 4 is expected to go into service before the Spring Festival next year, the Metro operator said yesterday. Initially,...


New center specializes in rescue equipment

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

Xianheng International Emergency Equipments Center, the first of its kind in the world, opened yesterday in Tiantang Economic Park in Hangzhou. It displays thousands of rescue and emergency equipment, including drones...


Ma promises international version of Taobao

Nov 21, 2014 | Source: Others/Edited by Shanghai Daily

JACK Ma, the founder of China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, yesterday said the firm will set up an international version of its e-commerce marketplace Taobao to serve shoppers worldwide in multiple languages, including...


Shuttle bus to connect Metro Line 1 and Line 2

Nov 20, 2014 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

Free shuttle bus service will be available next Monday when Metro Line 2 starts commercial operation. Passengers can ride the shuttle bus for transfer between Metro Line 1 and Line 2. Qianjiang Road Station of Line...


Yueju opera class to foster interest in traditional art

Nov 20, 2014 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

Well-known Yueju opera actress Chen Xiaohong teaches two young performers, Jin Ziyan and Zhu Fangyuan, how to act on stage in a training class held at Hangzhou Library yesterday. Twenty children aged 5 to 12


Wenyi Road tunnel to cut traffic bottleneck

Nov 20, 2014 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

The Hangzhou municipal government yesterday signed a BOT (build-operate-transfer) agreement with a company which will build the Wenyi Road underground tunnel to remove traffic bottlenecks in the city's western quarter. The...


Hangzhou seen from a mid-air drone

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

A bird's-eye view of the Grand Canal in Hangzhou. The picture was taken by an amateur photographer using a camera mounted on a quadrocopter drone. The photographer, named Yu A, plans to make a complete aerial


Retirees enjoy test ride on Metro Line 2

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

The city's new subway, Metro Line 2, carried 16,300 people yesterday, the first day of its six-day trial operation, and all the trains ran on time from 6:30am in the morning to 9:30pm in the evening. Most passengers...


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