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Ant Financial spends for a cashless society

Alibaba's financial affiliate Ant Financial said it plans to spend 3 billion yuan (US$435 million) each year in the next two years to push forward the construction of a cashless society through partnership with various...

Apr 23, 2017 | Source: Others/Edited by Shanghai Daily


City gears up efforts to stop random parking of bikes

Hangzhou authorities have seized over 4,000 rental bikes for illegal parking and will take new measures to regulate bike-sharing business as the Labor Day holiday is drawing close, according to Qianjiang Evening News. Complaints...

Apr 21, 2017 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily


International documentary film festival held in Hangzhou

The West Lake International Documentary Film Festival opened last night and will screen the works of renowned documentary producers and films nominated for awards. The festival will run through Sunday. Documentaries...

Apr 21, 2017 | Source: Others/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Metro décor promotes cartoon & animation festival

A cartoon-themed train carriage on Metro Line 1 is crowded with people as the 13th China International Cartoon & Animation Festival will take place in Baima Lake area in Binjiang District from April 26 to May 1. People can take Line 1 to Binkang Road Station and board a free shuttle bus to the festival venue. The event organizer will sell 4,000 sets of souvenir Metro tickets, priced 55 yuan (US$8.09) each, to cartoon lovers. Each set has four one-way tickets.

Apr 21, 2017 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Over 400 exhibitors join Hangzhou jewelry and gem fair

The 17th Hangzhou International Jewelry & Gem Fair will be held at Peace International Conference & Exhibition Center from April 21 to 24. The fair will be the biggest of its kind in the Yangtze Delta region with...

Apr 20, 2017 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily


World Book Day observed

Families in Jinqian Lane of Shangcheng District recite classic works yesterday to observe World Book Day on April 23. Book reading is a popular activity in the community which has its own salon. Residents meet regularly to share books and reading experiences.

Apr 20, 2017 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Ant buys Singapore's helloPay service

Ant Financial, the payment affiliate of Hangzhou-based Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, has acquired Singapore-based payment service helloPay Group, part of the Chinese firm's drive to boost its Alipay brand and presence...

Apr 20, 2017 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Foreign hotelier became first to get new work permit

Nicholas Peter Lace, general manager of Hyatt Regency Hangzhou, received an alien work permit yesterday. He is the first expat to use a recommendation letter from the city's foreign experts affairs bureau to get the...

Apr 20, 2017 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily


1st drill to save people on highway with a copter

Hangzhou traffic police conduct a drill yesterday in the Xin'anjiang section of Expressway G60n. The police used a helicopter to lift people "injured" in a road accident to a hospital. The drill lasted 53 minutes.

Apr 19, 2017 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Free shuttle services for CICAF visitors

The CICAF organizer will provide shuttle bus services on 10 temporary routes for people to visit the 13th China International Cartoon and Animation Festival along Baima Lake in Binjiang District from April 26 to May...

Apr 19, 2017 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily


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