THE Zhejiang provincial government will invest 80 billion yuan (US$11.66 billion) this year to upgrade local highways and expressways, and increase their average driving speed by 10 percent and 30 percent
A boy makes bubbles near plum trees on Chao Mountain in Yuhang, Hangzhou, an area traditionally known for its abundant plums. More than 50,000 plum trees have started blooming in the area since the start of the month.
GAO Zhenggang became a cook because his uncle, who worked as a chef, wanted to give his nephew a job. From such humble beginnings, Gao rose to become a leading figure in the Hangzhou dining scene.
G20 was initiated in 1999 and consists of Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Republic of Korea, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkey, the United Kingdom, the United States and the European Union (EU).
Before the outbreak of global financial crisis in 2008, G20 meetings of Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors were held to discuss international financial and monetary policies, reform of international financial institutions and world economic development. The first G20 Leaders' Summit was held in 2008. In September 2009, the Pittsburgh Summit announced G20 as the premier forum for international economic cooperation, marking an important progress in global economic governance reform. The tenth Summit was held in Antalya ,Turkey in November, 2015.