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Bookstore of women to open this weekend

New bookstore caters to female readers.

Mar 21, 2017 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily


New medical device for seniors with disabilities

A doctor shows people how to use an automatic external defibrillator in a rehabilitation center for seniors with mental and physical disabilities in Mantoushan Community, Shangcheng District. The equipment can significantly increase the survival rate of people suffering cardiac arrest if it is used on the patient within four minutes.

Mar 21, 2017 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Peak season for flower lovers

Visitors take pictures of red tulips in Taiziwan Park on the weekend. Many plants in the park have entered into full bloom. The 1,200 or so cherry trees, planted nearly 30 years ago, are enchanting viewers with white and pink flowers. The park is crowded with people every spring from late February to mid April.

Mar 20, 2017 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Take umbrella with you for the week

Two girls walk in drizzle along the Bai Causeway in the West Lake yesterday.

Mar 20, 2017 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily


China's first private institute for advanced study founded in Hangzhou

The West Lake Institute for Advanced Study was launched yesterday in Yunqi Town southwest of Hangzhou. "WIAS will focus on basic research, the real source of innovation. The opening of the institute is just the first...

Mar 20, 2017 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Euronet trumps Ant's bid for MoneyGram

US electronic payment company Euronet Worldwide Inc has launched a US$1 billion bid for rival MoneyGram International Inc, arguing that its all-American deal would face less regulatory scrutiny than a lower bid by...

Mar 18, 2017 | Source: Others/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Hangzhou has 5 of 80 protected wetlands in Zhejiang

The Zhejiang provincial government announced the second list of 48 protected wetlands in the province. Three of them are in Hangzhou. They are Xianghu Wetland in Xiaoshan District, Sanbaitan Wetland in Yuhang District,...

Mar 17, 2017 | Source: City Express/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Metro Line 9 project passes expert evaluation

The feasibility study for the first phase of Metro Line 9 from downtown Hangzhou to Yuhang District has been approved by experts appointed by the Zhejiang provincial government. The planned subway will have 14 stations...

Mar 17, 2017 | Source: Daily Business/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Giving his blood for one last time

Tang Guangyao, 59, gives blood to Zhejiang Blood Center on Wednesday. He has donated blood 143 times since 1996 and is among the 17 people in the province who have donated blood more than 140 times. Tang will turn 60 on Saturday, thus unable to donate due to old age, according to the regulations.

Mar 16, 2017 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Tennis center rises up near Olympic stadium

A tennis center is under construction southeast of Hangzhou Olympic Sports Center in Binjiang District. The 50,000-square-meter facility is scheduled to open in September 2018. The nearby Olympic Sports Center looks like a blooming flower and has an 80,000-seat stadium.

Mar 16, 2017 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily