A week split in rainy and cloudy days

Apr 25, 2016 | Source: Others/Edited by Shanghai Daily

Some drizzle is expected today with temperatures between 13 and 20 degrees Celsius, local forecasters said. The rain will get heavier tomorrow and turn to drizzle again by Wednesday morning, followed by cloudy weather....


Police officer diverts traffic around a crack in road in China before sinkhole opens up

Apr 24, 2016 | Source: Others/Edited by Shanghai Daily

It is the dramatic moment a massive sinkhole suddenly opened up after a crack appeared in the middle of a crossroad in Hangzhou. The hole, which was more than six foot deep, emerged moments after a traffic police...


Papi Jiang's sensation attracts US$3.4m

Apr 22, 2016 | Source: Others/Edited by Shanghai Daily

An online cosmetic broker invested by Hangzhou-based Alibaba Group has won a first-of-its-kind bid with 22 million yuan (US$3.4 million) for the exclusive rights to embed commercials in videos made by Papi Jiang, an...


Free shuttle service for CICAF visitors

Apr 22, 2016 | Source: Others/Edited by Shanghai Daily

Visitors to the 12th China International Cartoon and Animation Festival (CICAF) can take free shuttle buses from Wulin Square to Baima Lake Animation Square, the festival organizer said. Bus 981 will provide free...


Banshan forest park marks 'Bird Loving Week'

Apr 22, 2016 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

Students of Banshan Experimental Primary School in Gongshu District are on a bird-learning tour in the Banshan National Forest Park. It is one of "Bird Loving Week" activities organized by the park to call for public protection of wild birds.


Geely inks deal for 8-billion-yuan auto project

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

Hangzhou-based automaker Geely signed an agreement with municipal authorities yesterday to invest 8 billion yuan (US$1.23 billion) in a hybrid and electric car factory in Dajiangdong Industrial Zone in Xiaoshan district. Hangzhou...


Cartoon décor reminds passengers of animation festival

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

This train on Metro Line 1 is plastered with cartoon pictures as an advertisement for the 12th China International Cartoon and Animation Festival which will open on April 27 in Binjiang District. The cartoon-themed...


Qiantang River waterfront lit up in testing

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

Landscape lights along the elevated Zhonghe Road and Fuxing Interchange and in Qianjiang New Town were switched on yesterday in a test. People marveled at the splendid views on both sides of the Qiantang River. Two...


Hospital honors couple for years of volunteer work

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

This couple in red vests received an honor certificate for doing volunteer service at Zhejiang University Medical School's No. 2 Hospital yesterday. The couple in their 70s has been working as volunteers at the hospital since 2011. They contributed 7,500 hours of service, equivalent to 938 eight-hour working days. They are among the 42,000 volunteers working at the hospital over the past five years.


City seeks public views on its anti-air pollution plan

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

The Hangzhou government is seeking public input on its plan to reduce and prevent air pollution. The plan published on its official website covers emission control, replacing coal with natural gas, relocation or shutdown...


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