SPOTLIGHT

Even more runways

HANGZHOU Xiaoshan International Airport is planning to build a fourth runway, even though a third runway has not yet been constructed.

The fourth runway is expected to lift capacity to 70 million passen-gers

Jan 23, 2017 | Source: Shanghai Daily


Spring Festival bus service

HANGZHOU'S bus operator will adjust some routes and services for the sake of passenger convenience during the Spring Festival travel season.

The service hours of 10 bus routes connecting railway stations

Jan 23, 2017 | Source: Shanghai Daily


Roadwork plans

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

Jan 23, 2017 | Source: Shanghai Daily


Urban village renovation

JIANGGAN District recently kicked off renovation work on 57 urban vil-lages. Most of the villages are along the Qiantang River, Grand Canal, Xiaoshan International Airport and Gaoting Hill.

The project

Jan 23, 2017 | Source: Shanghai Daily


Police find drone pilot

HANGZHOU police said that they have found the man who flew a drone close to the flight path of planes departing from or landing at Xiaoshan International Airport on January 15.

An eight-second video

Jan 23, 2017 | Source: Shanghai Daily


Plum trees show their colors

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.

Jan 23, 2017 | Source: Shanghai Daily


Gold exhibition showcases artistic excellence

WITH the Spring Festival drawing near, the season for gold accessories is upon us. The tradition of wearing glittering accessories during their Chinese Zodiac year is popular with people in all walks

Jan 20, 2017 | Source: Shanghai Daily


At historic eatery, chef serves distinguished diners

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. "Pay attention....

Jan 19, 2017


The perfect solar terms to enjoy local attractions

THE ancient Chinese divided the year into 24 segments, called solar terms. These embody the rhythms of nature, and the harmony between human beings and the physical world.

Over recent weeks, Shanghai

Jan 18, 2017 | Source: Shanghai Daily


For safety and health, holiday loses crackle

AHEAD of the Chinese New Year later this month, new regulations have come into effect limiting the sale and use of fireworks.

They will be banned entirely in the city districts of Shangcheng, Xiacheng,

Jan 17, 2017 | Source: Shanghai Daily


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