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New aircraft's insignia promotes Zhejiang Province

Zhejiang Loong Airlines' new Airbus A320 lands at Xiaoshan International Airport after its maiden flight from Tianjin yesterday. It's the first local aircraft bearing livery depicting scenes of Zhejiang Province and the Chinese characters of "Shihua Zhejiang" meaning "poetic and picturesque Zhejiang." The insignia resulted from Zhejiang Province tourism bureau signing an agreement with the Hangzhou-based airline to support tourism promotion of the province. The purple colored aircraft will service the Hangzhou to Beijing route.

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


Zhejiang to start TCM lessons for primary school students

Fifth grade primary school students in Zhejiang Province will attend classes on traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) starting from this semester. The first 100,000 textbooks will appear in classes soon, with another...

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


First direct cargo flight opens between Hangzhou and USA

A Boeing 747 aircraft carrying high-tech digital gadgets, clothes, equipment, accessories and daily necessities from Chicago landed at Xiaoshan International Airport yesterday, the first direct-cargo flight between...

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


Hangzhou promotes real-name credit rating system

By the end of 2020, Hangzhou plans to set up a real-name credit rating system covering all permanent residents, according to a personal credit system construction draft plan compiled by the Hangzhou municipal government...

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


Sunflowers enter blooming period

Visitors play among sunflowers in a field in Yuhang District's Yishang Small Town in northeast Hangzhou. The sunflowers are breaking out in blooms which are expected to last for two weeks. Yishang Small Town is a walk away from Yuhang High-speed Railway Station. The field is around 50,000 square meters, or the size of seven standard soccer fields, and is located at the crossing of Wenzheng Road and Zhanxi Road.

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


Hangzhou plans fast-speed metro line to Xiaoshan airport

Hangzhou plans to set up a fast-speed metro line connecting two railway stations and downtown with Xiaoshan International Airport, according to Hangzhou Transportation Bureau's official website. The website reported...

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


10km long paintings decorate Hangzhou streets

A mother and child walk past a wall decorated with sports-themed paintings in the Liuxia sub-district of Hangzhou's Xihu District. The sub-district authorities invited professional teams to paint the images on more than 20 sections of walls stretching 10 kilometers. The aim was to raise awareness of urban development, cleaning of water and the ongoing 13th National Student Games from September 4 to 16 in Hangzhou.

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


Global Entrepreneur Forum to be held in Hangzhou

Hangzhou Global Entrepreneur Forum & "Belt and Road" Economic and Cultural Cooperation Forum will be held at Hangzhou International Expo Center from October 28 to 30. The forum is expected to attract 3,000 CEOs, the...

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


Zhejiang inks 1st high-speed railway PPP project in China

A Zhejiang private investment consortium has signed with Zhejiang provincial government to develop the Hangzhou-Shaoxing-Taizhou high-speed railway project, according to a China National Radio report. It will be the...

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


European-trained embroider settles in town

Chen Daiyu from Guangzhou, capital of southern China's Guangdong Province, works in her embroidery business in Hangzhou yesterday. Chen is recognized for her skills in combining traditional Chinese art forms with wool embroidery and gold thread embroidery learnt at Camberwell College of Arts and the Royal School of Needlework in London.

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