Hangzhou Safari Park receives smallest of foxes from Sudan

Jul 21, 2015 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

Six fennec foxes from Sudan of North Africa have settled down in Hangzhou Safari Park. They are the smallest canines in the world. The big-eared nocturnal foxes, three males and three females, are all one year old...


Thunderstorm paralyzes traffic in parts of Hangzhou

Jul 21, 2015 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

A powerful thunderstorm with winds of up to 20 meters per second pounded Hangzhou and its neighboring towns of Chun'an, Fuyang, Xiaoshan and Lin'an early this morning, causing traffic jams as many roads in Hangzhou...


Unilever, Alibaba reach deal on sales and branding

Jul 21, 2015 | Source: Others/Edited by Shanghai Daily

MULTINATIONAL consumer goods company Unilever said yesterday that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with e-commerce giant Alibaba to jointly promote sales, branding, distribution and product innovation. The...


Expo Center, China's largest building, taking shape

Jul 20, 2015 | Source: City Express/Edited by Shanghai Daily

Hangzhou International Expo Center will be the largest exhibition, convention and entertainment center in Hangzhou after it is built in April next year. The colossal structure stands on the east bank of the Qiantang...


Discipline inspectors report a rise in corruption cases

Jul 20, 2015 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

The Hangzhou Discipline Inspection Commission handled seven corruption cases in the past three weeks, involving eight government officials and leaders of state-owned enterprises. Six of them will face criminal charges. The...


Boss runs summer camp for children of his employees

Jul 20, 2015 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

Zhou Jiyou, owner of a sanitation company in Gongshu District, Hangzhou, employs more than 560 workers, mostly from Jiangsu, Anhui, Guizhou, Sichuan and Jiangxi provinces. To remove their worry about the safety of...


Deal helps Alibaba to expand business

Jul 18, 2015 | Source: Xinhua News Agency/Edited by Shanghai Daily

E-commerce giant Alibaba has partnered with Chinese broadcaster Hunan TV and film production and distribution firm DMG Entertainment to launch China's first home entertainment platform bundling subscription for Internet,...


Train station to have a massive underground mall

Jul 17, 2015 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

A shopping and recreational center will emerge on the basement level of Hangzhou East Railway Station early next year to serve the needs of travelers. Carnival, as the center is named, has a total space of more than...


Smart wristband loaded with applications

Jul 17, 2015 | Source: Daily Business/Edited by Shanghai Daily

This watch-like wristband, developed by a Hangzhou company, contains a heartbeat monitor, a sports tracker and a sleep helper. The wristband can also be used as a payment card for taking public transport, renting a...


New zone planned for technology start-ups

Jul 17, 2015 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

Qiantang Smart City, a 15.3-square-kilometer development zone for technology start-ups and innovative enterprises, is located in Jianggan District, east of Hangzhou. The zone is still in the stage of planning but...


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