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Undeterred by hot weather as city issues orange alert

A welder is working on the roof of a tennis center next to the main stadium of the Hangzhou Olympic and International Expo Center. The city's meteorological bureau issued a high temperature orange alert, the first this year, yesterday morning and the mercury climbed to 37.3 degrees Celsius in the afternoon. The orange alert is the second highest of a three-color warning system. The sweltering weather is likely to stay for a few more days, the meteorologists said.

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


Digital Tech Summit in Hamburg draws big delegation from Hangzhou

More than 200 people attended the 3rd Sino-German Digital Technology Summit in Hamburg on Tuesday. They include business leaders in Internet, e-commerce and intelligent manufacturing sectors and government officials....

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


Hottest days come to the region

People enjoy cool air from a mist cooling system installed at a bus station in the Lingyin Temple area in Hangzhou as the mid-day temperature reached 38 degrees Celsius, the hottest so far this year. Yesterday was the start of "sanfu", the hottest period of summer and lasts about 30 to 40 days. Due to a persistent subtropical high in a large swathe of China, the scorching weather will continue until the weekend with the mercury hovering around 37 degrees.

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


Ideas sought to help people improve their public behavior

The Municipal Office for Cultural and Ethical Progress teamed up with the Hangzhou Daily, Hangzhou TV, and local news websites to solicit ideas from the public, including expatriates, on raising the city's ethical...

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


Hangzhou ranks 4th in average white-collar salary

The average salary of Hangzhou white-collar workers grew to 7,933 yuan (US$1,167) in the second quarter of the year, according to a report published on Zhaopin.com. Hangzhou ranks 4th in the nation in average salary...

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


Cirque du Soleil theater taking shape at Hangzhou Xintiandi

The construction of the main structure of a 1,440-seat theater for world famous Cirque du Soleil from Canada was completed in Hangzhou yesterday.

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


Alibaba restructures its executive team

Alibaba said yesterday it would restructure its executive team in an effort to combine its business capabilities and expand beyond its core e-commerce activity at a time when online giants are seeking new growth with...

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


New faces delight zoo-goers

A De Brazza's monkey eats an apple at Hangzhou Zoo yesterday. The zoo received several newcomers recently, including two tiger cubs and two De Brazza's monkeys. From the wetlands of central Africa, the monkeys are named after the Italian-French explorer Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza. They are teenagers at age of 18 and 24 months old.

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


Work starts on 66 construction projects across city

An artist's rendition of the Hangzhou Olympic and International Expo Center.

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


Bike-share operators will be fined for random parking

Local urban management authority summoned nine bike-share operators yesterday, asking them to make sure all bikes are parked inside marked areas or they may face fines from August. The move followed widespread complaints...

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