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Hangzhou takes 4th place in urban credit ranking

Hangzhou ranks 4th in the Urban Credit Index covering 36 major cities in China, according to the 2017 Chinese urban credit status report released at the Hangzhou Forum on Credit Building yesterday. Beijing, Shanghai...

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


BRICS countries vow cooperation in science and innovation

BRICS ministers of science and technology signed a declaration and action plan in Hangzhou yesterday to boost research and innovation cooperation among member countries of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. Speaking...

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


Task of renovating 178 urban villages set to finish in 2020

The design of the Chimney Plaza on the site of the former Hangzhou Power Plant which was relocated in 2009. The 20,000-square-meter plaza will be a new landmark in the northern part of Hangzhou.

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


Online business registration saves entrepreneurs a lot of hassle

The Hangzhou market administrator adopted an online registration system in April for people to open small and micro businesses. In the first month, 10,614 applicants used the system to register company names and change...

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


Curtain falls on Hangzhou International Music Festival

The 2017 Hangzhou International Music Festival ended yesterday after a successful 21-day run. Violinist Yang Tianwa played Brahms' "Violin Concerto in D Major" at the closing ceremony at Hangzhou Grand Theater. During...

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


City earmarks 500 billion yuan for 10 key transport projects

Hangzhou will carry out 10 major transportation projects, including a high-speed train station at Xiaoshan International Airport, according to the city's five-year transport infrastructure plan released yesterday. The...

Jul 17, 2017 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily


2,000 people join river swimming carnival

Some 2,000 people from all walks of life swam across the Qiantang River yesterday in the city's annual swimming event held in the section between Qianjiang New Town and the Hangzhou Olympic and International Expo Center across the river. The swimmers defied a scorching sun and a high temperature of 38.5 degrees Celsius in the afternoon.

Jul 17, 2017 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Essay-poetry contest invites foreign participants

After hosting the successful G20 Summit last September, Hangzhou is working hard to build a world-class metropolis and has invited both Chinese and foreigners to join an essay-poetry contest called "My Impression of...

Jul 17, 2017 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Wulin New Town to emerge in Xiacheng District

Wulin New Town, a residential and commercial complex, will be built in Xiacheng District, north of downtown, according to the municipal government WeChat. The new town will straddle Wenhui, Dongxin and Shiqiao sub-districts....

Jul 14, 2017 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily


New Metro projects invite public feedback

Hangzhou Metro Group published the designs of Metro Line 3, Line 4 and Line 8 for public review and feedback. The construction of Metro Line 3 is set to start later this year. The second phase of Line 4 will be under...

Jul 14, 2017 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily