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Thousand-year-old ruins found in Lin'an City

More than 1,000 cultural relics were unearthed from an air-raid shelter construction site under a parking lot belonging to the government of Lin'an City, west of Hangzhou. They include copper coins and ceramic pieces...

May 23, 2017 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Cainiao leads development of smart courier system

Cainiao Network, the logistics arm of Alibaba Group, is focused on developing a smart courier system. Speaking at the Global Smart Logistics Summit in Hangzhou yesterday, Alibaba Chairman Jack Ma called for concerted effort of all logistics firms to achieve the target of delivering 1 billion packages a day in six or seven years. Cainiao is offering smart, tailor-made logistics solutions to 10,000 small businesses.

May 23, 2017 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Sunny weather to end with rain on Wednesday

The city's sunny weather will continue tomorrow and Wednesday though with scattered showers, according to the forecasters. The maximum temperature will reach a high of 30 degrees Celsius today before dropping to...

May 22, 2017 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Curtain falls on Citizens Photography Festival

Four woman mimic the model in a picture on display on Gushan Island, West Lake, where the 10th Hangzhou Citizens Photography Festival was held until yesterday. More than 3,000 pictures by amateur photographers and 200 masterpieces by world-famous photographers were exhibited outdoors. Works of Eugene Atget, Robert Doisneau, Walker Evans, Robert Capa, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Marc Riboud, Martin Parr and James Nachtwey impressed many viewers.

May 22, 2017 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily


'Electronic fence' keeps drones away from airport

The Xiaoshan International Airport of Hangzhou announced on Saturday that it has adopted a new technology to keep civilian drones from its flight paths. The "electronic fence" technology can cut signal connection...

May 22, 2017 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Xi congratulates for opening of China Int'l Tea Expo

Chinese President Xi Jinping sent a congratulatory letter to the Hangzhou organizer of the First China International Tea Expo yesterday. In the letter, Xi said China is the hometown of tea. Tea drinking is an important...

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


Taxi, bus stations make way for airport projects

The taxi station at Xiaoshan International Airport has been moved to make way for Terminal 1 renovation and the construction of a subway station for Metro Line 1 and Line 7. The taxi station was moved to west to Gate...

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


Clay works of Nirenzhang on exhibit in Hangzhou

A woman admires painted clay figurines made by Zhang Chang, a craftsman in Tianjin, north China. His 120 clay sculptures are on display at Zhejiang Museum in Hangzhou. They feature Chinese legends, folklore and ethnic minorities. Zhang is the fourth generation of Nirenzhang, a family of clay figurine artists since 1830s. The family craft has been listed as an intangible cultural heritage.

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


Alibaba's quarterly profit doubles

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba said yesterday that its net profit almost doubled in the latest quarter amid soaring growth in online shopping. Alibaba, which has made billionaire founder Jack Ma one of China's...

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


Even dog appreciates the photos

The photo of Elliott Erwitt attracts a woman and her dog on Gushan Island, West Lake, where the 10th Hangzhou Citizens Photography Festival opened yesterday with an outdoor display of over 3,000 pictures taken by amateur photographers in the city and 200 masterpieces by world-famous photographers, including Eugene Atget, Robert Doisneau, Walker Evans, Robert Capa, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Marc Riboud, Martin Parr and James Nachtwey. The show will continue through May 21.

May 18, 2017 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily