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Hangzhou will have 8 inter-city rails by 2022

Hangzhou-Deqing Inter-city Rail will be constructed to link with Metro Line 10 in 2022, according to a plan released by the Deqing County government. Construction of the 34.5-kilometer inter-city rail will start next...

Apr 13, 2017 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Qiantang River is suggested as site of new city center

Local members of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, a Senate-like advisory body, proposed to make Hangzhou a world-class metropolis by developing a new urban center on the Qiantang River. The...

Apr 13, 2017 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Delegates review government work report

Local legislators and political advisors discuss the mayor's government work report during the ongoing sessions of the Hangzhou People's Congress and the CPPCC Hangzhou Committee this week.

Apr 12, 2017 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily


4.2-magnitude quake shakes Lin'an in wee hours

A 4.2-magnitude earthquake jolted the mountainous Lin'an County, west of Hangzhou, at 2:25am this morning, but no casualties have been reported so far. The China Earthquake Networks Center said the epicenter was...

Apr 12, 2017 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily


FINA to hold world championships in Hangzhou

Hangzhou will host the 14th FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) next year from December 3 to 8, the municipal information office said in a WeChat post. The FINA World Aquatics Convention will be held in the city...

Apr 12, 2017 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Union to boost Hangzhou's graphene industry

The Hangzhou Graphene Industry Union was founded on April 7 as a non-governmental platform for cooperation among graphene researchers, manufacturers and service providers. Zhejiang University, Zhejiang University...

Apr 11, 2017 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Arctic fox spotted on local campus

An Arctic fox is seen drinking water on the sports ground of Xiaoshan No. 11 High School in Xiaoshan District on Saturday. It was the first sight of this rare animal on the campus frequented by a variety of small creatures. The fox is believed to suffer a wounded leg and it fled at the approach of a security guard but was spotted again several times around the school. The Arctic fox is native to the Polar region and should be sent to Hangzhou Zoo for better care, said Jiang Zhi, a zoo manager, after seeing the picture on social media.

Apr 11, 2017 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Expo features outdoor gear and lifestyle

Buyers from 17 countries and regions, including the United States, Germany and France, attended the China Outdoor Lifestyle Expo in Hangzhou recently. About 120 companies exhibited their sports, leisure and gardening...

Apr 11, 2017 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Group wedding celebrates 120th anniversary of Zhejiang University

Yesterday, 120 Hangzhou couples got married in a group wedding held at Zhejiang University's Zijingang campus. The group wedding also was a celebration of the university's 120th anniversary. The school, one of the top universities in China, has conducted group weddings for six years running and seen 1,324 couples tying the knot.

Apr 10, 2017 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Warmer days ahead after rain ends on Wednesday

The soaking weather will continue to Wednesday and turn cloudy in the rest of the week, local forecasters said yesterday. Today's temperature is varying slightly between 11 and 13 degrees Celsius, but the mercury...

Apr 10, 2017 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily