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Easy travel to airport from Xiasha

The construction of South Xiasha Toll Station on Hangzhou Raocheng Highway in the east of the city has been completed. Xiasha is home to many universities and development zones. With the facility, it takes as short as 10 minutes to travel from the south of Xiasha area to Xiaoshan International Airport.

Jul 21, 2016 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Call 12345 for help

All government hotlines will be unifed to 12345, according to a government affairs consultation, complaint and report platform action plan. The existing 12345 hotline will cover industrial and commercial administration,...

Jul 21, 2016 | Source: Others/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Yesterday was the hottest so far this year

Hangzhou recorded a high of 37.9 degrees Celsius yesterday afternoon, the hottest day so far this year, local forecasters said. The scorching weather will last at least one week due to a subtropical high, according...

Jul 21, 2016 | Source: Others/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Charity summer camp opens

Kids learn to make clay artwork under the guidance of a community worker at Tianshui Sub-district on Monday. Altogether 40 kids from migrant workers' families will learn calligraphy, English in addition to clay artworks in a charity summer camp in the sub-district.

Jul 20, 2016 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily


New look of Mantoushan area after 8 month renovation

As one of the oldest residential quarters in Hangzhou, Mantoushan has been transformed from a dirty and crowded place into a neat residential area with old urban scenes after an 8-month renovation. The whole area...

Jul 20, 2016 | Source: Others/Edited by Shanghai Daily


9 Hangzhou athletes to join Rio Olympics

Nine athletes from Hangzhou have been confirmed to join the Chinese delegation to Rio Olympic Games to be held from August 5 to 21. Double Olympic gold medalists and double World Championship MVP Sun Yang, Olympic...

Jul 20, 2016 | Source: Others/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Apple mobile phones worth US$70,000 return to owners

Two truck drivers called police for help after they found seven boxes of Apple mobile phones with a market value of more than 460,000 yuan (US$69,697) were lost on the way from a shopping mall in Yuhang District at...

Jul 19, 2016 | Source: Others/Edited by Shanghai Daily


New railway cuts travel time from Hangzhou to Taizhou

Hangzhou-Shaoxing-Taizhou Railway has passed feasibility study and will start construction next year, according to Hangzhou Development and Reform Commission yesterday. The eight stations along the railway has been...

Jul 19, 2016 | Source: Others/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Passengers enjoy free tea at bus terminal

A passenger is all smiles while drinking tea at a tea stall at the Genshanmen Bus Terminal in the city yesterday. The tea stall at the terminal of Bus 76 is operated by a man surnamed Tong and his wife. They have served free tea every summer since 2005, from July 1 to August 31 between 8am and 4pm. They put green tea, black tea, and chrysanthemum tea in big buckets, and some 190 volunteers take turns to handing out cups of tea at the stall, named "Chaxiang Tea Station."

Jul 19, 2016 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Foreigners learn taichi from locals

Two foreigners practice taichi at a community college of Beishan Sub-district. They are volunteers from different countries and learnt calligraphy, hand knitting and taichi from local residents.

Jul 18, 2016 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily