City unveils Xiaoshan Robot Town blueprint

With a total investment of 600 million yuan (US$88.24 million), Xiaoshan District has been approved to construct a demonstration center, a robot-themed compound and a living area at Robot Town. With an area of 3.33...

Jun 23, 2017 | Source: by Shanghai Daily

College student wins global photo contest

A photo of granny taken by Li Hantao from Zhejiang Media College wins an award at the 1st Global College Student Photo Contest. Li is one of the 42 winners and the only one from Hangzhou. The award was hosted by Shanghai Jiao Tong University, receiving entries by over 10,000 applicants from more than 1,000 universities all over the world.

Jun 23, 2017 | Source: by Shanghai Daily

State Council lists HETDZ and Wanxiang as innovation demonstration bases

Hangzhou Economic and Technological Development Zone and Wanxiang Group were listed as innovation demonstration bases by the State Council yesterday. They are among the second group of areas and enterprises in the...

Jun 23, 2017 | Source: by Shanghai Daily

Zhao Yide: Hangzhou aims to be first-class city

Hangzhou should develop into a first-class city, a city of innovation, vitality, culture, heritages, good environment and high quality of life, said Zhao Yide, the Party secretary of the city, yesterday. He said the...

Jun 22, 2017 | Source: by Shanghai Daily

Work starts to convert factory into lifestyle hub

City Star Plaza, a complex of museums, shops and catering outlets, is now under construction in a deserted factory yard in Xiacheng District, north of downtown. The plaza, about 100,000 square meters in size, will...

Jun 22, 2017 | Source: by Shanghai Daily

Hangzhou joins hand with Google

Hangzhou Vice Mayor Xie Shuangcheng and Google Vice Chairman Scott Beaumont look on as their representatives signed a memorandum of understanding yesterday.

Jun 22, 2017 | Source: by Shanghai Daily

Ruins of Song Dynasty pagoda found on Nangao Hill

Archeologists uncovered the ruins of a Song Dynasty pagoda on the top of Nangao Hill in Hangzhou. The ruins included the pagoda foundation, a road section and some tiles and bricks. The pagoda once formed "Two Peaks...

Jun 21, 2017 | Source: by Shanghai Daily

Online retail sales top 414b yuan in first 5 months

Zhejiang's online retail sales reached 414.3 billion yuan (US$60.93 billion) in the first five months of the year, up 32.74 percent from a year earlier, according to a report by the provincial commerce department. Cross-border...

Jun 21, 2017 | Source: by Shanghai Daily

Leafy path a cool retreat for residents

A 200-meter-long road covered by Chinese trumpet vine that grows over an arched trellis delights residents of Tianyuan Community in Gongshu District. The shady path is ideal for people to do exercise and to socialize in summer months.

Jun 21, 2017 | Source: by Shanghai Daily

Man thanks doctors for life-saving heart transplant 20 years ago

Qian Changfa in blue shirt cuts a cake for doctors of the Zhejiang People's Hospital in Hangzhou yesterday for saving his life 20 years ago with a heart transplant surgery, making him the first in Zhejiang Province to live with a donated heart. Qian, 58, began to suffer from rheumatic heart disease at age 16 and received the heart transplant at age 38. In 2009, he was also diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma and received chemotherapy in the hospital for eight months.

Jun 20, 2017 | Source: by Shanghai Daily

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