Jack Ma to help Norway sell salmon to Chinese consumers

Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg meets with Jack Ma in Hangzhou yesterday during her thee-day official visit to China.

Apr 10, 2017 | Source: by Shanghai Daily

Doctor saves elderly man who fainted during Qingming

A doctor in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, has become the latest Internet sensation after photos of her performing CPR on an elderly man who fainted were widely shared on social media. The incident happened on the first...

Apr 8, 2017 | Source: Others/Edited by Shanghai Daily

Urban designs for 7 towns in Hangzhou draw high ratings

Seven new towns around Hangzhou got excellent ratings from provincial authorities for their urban designs, the Hangzhou Construction Commission said yesterday. They are Qiantan and Shouchang in Jiande, Xindeng in...

Apr 7, 2017 | Source: by Shanghai Daily

Two music festivals in collaborate

This year's West Lake Music Festival will team up with the Simple Life Festival in Shanghai to bring original music, energy and fun to music fans in scenic Taiziwan Park. "The West Lake Music Festival is a major...

Apr 7, 2017 | Source: by Shanghai Daily

Railway and highway bridges set up side by side

The super-long Fuchun River Bridge for the Hangzhou-Huangshan High-speed Railway is nearly built after three years of construction. It runs alongside G60n Expressway (Hangzhou-Xin'anjiang-Jingdezhen). The high-speed rail will go into service next year and cut the trip from Hangzhou to Huangshan, a tourist city at the foot of the Yellow Mountain in Anhui Province, to just one and a half hours.

Apr 7, 2017 | Source: by Shanghai Daily

West Lake tops list of Qingming Festival destinations

Hangzhou's West Lake was the most popular tourist attraction in China during the Qingming Festival, according to, China's leading online travel company. West Lake was followed in visitor number by Shanghai's...

Apr 6, 2017 | Source: by Shanghai Daily

Entries solicited for photo festival

The organizer of the 10th Hangzhou Citizens Photography Festival is now inviting candidate pictures for competition. The festival with "Ageless charm of Hangzhou" as the theme will be held in May. Renowned Chinese...

Apr 6, 2017 | Source: by Shanghai Daily

Blooming cherry trees delight Qiandao Lake visitors

Blossoming cherry trees flank a mountain road near the Qiandao Lake in Chun'an County, west of Hangzhou. More than 800 cherry trees have turned a 2.3-kilometer section of Yangguang Road into a scenic drive to the thrill of sightseers. Chun'an is a famous holiday destination after years of tourism development.

Apr 6, 2017 | Source: by Shanghai Daily

Traditional green rice balls popular during festival

Women make qingtuan, glutinous rice balls mixed with green juice of Chinese mugwort or parley grass and stuffed with sweet red bean paste, in a food store on Pingyao Street, Yuhang District. Qingtuan is a seasonal food eaten around the Qingming Festival in the Yangtze Delta region, including Hangzhou.

Apr 5, 2017 | Source: by Shanghai Daily

Rainy days on tap with a break on Saturday

After three days of good weather, rain will return tomorrow and continue through Monday with a break on Saturday, Hangzhou meteorologists said. However, the mercury will rise to 27 degrees Celsius tomorrow despite...

Apr 5, 2017 | Source: by Shanghai Daily