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Urban village transformation in full swing

Authorities of Jianggan, Xiacheng, Gongshu and Yuhang districts are removing or upgrading urban villages – villages enveloped by urban expansion – to make them more livable. In Jianggan District, 3,258 households...

Jul 27, 2017 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Volunteers show care for outdoor workers

A group of volunteers made up of Chinese and foreign residents in Wulin Sub-district, Hangzhou, distribute heatstroke prevention items to traffic police working under the blazing sun yesterday. The group also showed care for outdoor workers and seniors in the community.

Jul 27, 2017 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Progress made in construction of loop road, 3rd train station

The Yuhang section of the Raocheng Expressway, west of downtown Hangzhou, will be under construction from August. The 31.7-kilometer, six-lane road will connect two transport hubs and three interchanges. It will complete...

Jul 27, 2017 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Urban village renovation project on track

Progress has been made in the renovation of 178 urban villages in Hangzhou, a life-improvement project set to finish in 2020, city officials said. In Zhuantang Sub-district, nine villages have been renovated, benefiting...

Jul 26, 2017 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Sun wins 200 free for 2nd gold

Chinese superstar Sun Yang won the men's 200-meter freestyle gold at the FINA world championships yesterday to add to his Olympic title in the same event. Sun touched the wall first in 1 minute 44.39 seconds with...

Jul 26, 2017 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Derelict factory to turn into a cultural, lifestyle complex

City Star Plaza is a complex of museums, shops and catering establishments on the premises of a closed factory in Xiacheng District. It is designed by three architectural firms in USA, Switzerland and UK. The 35.3-hectare...

Jul 26, 2017 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Startup and innovation hub for overseas entrepreneurs

The State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs and the Hangzhou government signed a memorandum of understanding yesterday to jointly establish an international entrepreneurship and innovation hub in Gongshu District. Zhang...

Jul 25, 2017 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Hot weather takes toll on Longjing tea output

Hangzhou continues to broil in scorching heat and local tea farmers fear the output of Longjing tea will drop next year. The heat wave swept Zhejiang and the whole East China region 12 days ago and shows no sign of...

Jul 25, 2017 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Alibaba forms Malaysian payment JV

Alibaba's financial affiliate Ant Financial Services Group and Malaysia's second-biggest bank, CIMB Group Hildings Bhd, will form a joint venture to provide mobile wallet and related financial services in the southeast...

Jul 25, 2017 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Sun gains Horton revenge in 400

Sun Yang of China reacts after winning the men's 400-meter freestyle final at the FINA world championships in Budapest, Hungary, yesterday.

Jul 24, 2017 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily


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