Liangzhu heritage listing reaches final assessment stage

An application for world heritage listing of the Liangzhu archeological site in Hangzhou has reached the final stage of the UNESCO validation and approval process. The UNESCO World Heritage Center in Paris is assessing...

Sep 22, 2017 | Source: by Shanghai Daily

Thirty beauties progress to Miss Universe semis

Thirty candidates have progressed to the semi-final stages of the 2017 CNCBK Miss Universe China contest Zhejiang competition area after more than 100 days of competition. They will be judged during the semi-finals...

Sep 22, 2017 | Source: by Shanghai Daily

Alibaba organizes an AI conference spectacular

The theme for the 2017 Alibaba Computing Conference will be "Apsara, Intelligence," featuring artificial intelligence, and is scheduled from October 11 to 14 in Hangzhou. Alibaba's NASA project will be launched...

Sep 22, 2017 | Source: by Shanghai Daily

Overseas talents welcomed at Hangzhou match-making fair

More than 50 overseas Chinese talents presented their entrepreneurship projects to a match-making investment fair in Hangzhou yesterday. They were seeking cooperation opportunities with Hangzhou hi-tech parks, enterprises...

Sep 22, 2017

Best intelligent design concepts vie for US$1m award

The 3rd Design Intelligence Award (DIA) offering total prizes worth 6.65 million yuan (US$1 million), the highest in the world, was launched in Hangzhou on Tuesday. The award was launched by China Academy of Arts...

Sep 21, 2017 | Source: by Shanghai Daily

Expo features best of cultural and creative industries

The opening ceremony of the 11th Hangzhou Cultural and Creative Industry Expo was held in Jianguo Hotel at Baima Lake today. More than 300 guests from home and abroad attended the event and witnessed the signing of...

Sep 21, 2017 | Source: by Shanghai Daily

Local residents join Citizen Charity Day

Local residents participated in the 12th Citizen Charity Day at Grand Canal Plaza beside Gongchen Bridge in Hangzhou yesterday. Hangzhou is the only city in China to celebrate Citizen Charity Day. Government departments, schools, institutions, communities and enterprises encouraged employees to donate for people in financial difficulties across the city. Local residents also donated books and other goods for children of migrant workers, the disabled, orphans and autistic children.

Sep 21, 2017 | Source: by Shanghai Daily

China's first medical mall opens in Hangzhou

A mall providing shared medical facilities, pharmacy and surgery rooms has opened to public in a commercial building in East Hangzhou's Jianggan District. It's the first medical mall with shared medical facilities...

Sep 20, 2017 | Source: by Shanghai Daily

Construction ready to start on Bo'ao Tunnel project

A tunnel will be built to link Qianjiang Century Town in Xiaoshan District with Qianjiang New City on the south bank of Qiantang River, according to Qianjiang New City Management Committee yesterday. As part of the...

Sep 20, 2017 | Source: by Shanghai Daily

Wangchen Tower ready to open on Banshan Hill

Construction of Wangchen Tower on Banshan Hill in the city's northern Gongshu District is complete. It is scheduled to open to the public free of charge late next month. Banshan Hill is 260 meters above sea level, and Wangchen Tower is 40 meters high. Construction of the tower started in September 2015. From the tower, visitors will be able to see West Lake and the Qiantang River in the south. Visitors to the tower can take a 3-kilometer hiking road from the entrance of Banshan National Forest Park.

Sep 20, 2017 | Source: by Shanghai Daily

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