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Free shuttle services for tea expo visitors

Visitors to the First China International Tea Expo running from today to Sunday can find 10,000 types of tea and watch tea performances from different places. The expo organizer provides free shuttle buses to bring...

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


MIP China a forum for TV and digital content producers

The MIP China Hangzhou International Content Summit will take place from May 23 to 25. It is the first time for MIPTV, a world-famous TV and digital content trade show in Cannes, France, to hold an event in China. The...

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


Metro Line 2 extension on trial run before official opening in June

Metro Line 2 extension from Qingchun Square Station to Gucui Road Station began trial operation yesterday before commercial service starts next month. It takes a train 58 minutes to travel end to end. Line 2 is transporting...

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


Graduation celebrated in style

Students graduating from Zhejiang Gongshang University lie in a circle on the school football ground yesterday for this aerial photo taken by a drone. College students across the nation are celebrating their graduation with parties, travels and photo posts.

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


Public bikes using hybrid power

The first batch of 5,000 hybrid public bikes will be deployed in Binjiang District south of the Qiantang River this week, Hangzhou Public Bike Company said yesterday. People can rent a separate battery kit by scanning...

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


Master photographers featured in outdoor show

More than 200 works of world-famous photographers will be shown on a lawn on Gushan Island in the West Lake when the 10th Hangzhou Citizens Photography Festival opens tomorrow. The outdoor exhibition features 27 master...

May 16, 2017 | Source: City Express/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Train tickets sell fast as Dragon Boat Festival nears

Tickets for trains from Hangzhou to nearby cities like Lishui, Ningbo and Wenzhou are in short supply as the traditional Dragon Boat Festival comes with a three-day holiday from May 28 to 30. The Shanghai Railway...

May 16, 2017 | Source: Daily Business/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Big yoga class on West Lake

More than 500 yoga enthusiasts from around the country practice the Hindu breath-control, body-twisting and meditation exercise under the instruction of a Japanese yoga teacher on the grass by the West Lake on Saturday. Yoga is increasingly popular among young Chinese women as a way to stay in shape.

May 16, 2017 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily


City basks in balmy weather this week

Hangzhou is in for a stretch of balmy weather this week with the maximum temperature falling below 30 degrees Celsius, local forecasters said yesterday. Today is cooler with an overnight drizzle and the temperatures...

May 15, 2017 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Dressed up for Mother's Day

Women dressed in qipao pose for a picture at Jiangbin Garden Community in Xiasha area, Jianggan District on Mother's Day yesterday. They got help from their daughters and daughters-in-law with the makeup. The children also took pictures with their moms during the photo session.

May 15, 2017 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily