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An e-cooperation for seamless trade between China and Malaysia

Alibaba Group said on Friday it has signed a memorandum of understanding with Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), Malaysia's digital economy development agency, and the Hangzhou Municipal Government to connect...

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


China Int'l Tea Expo to open in Hangzhou next week

The First China International Tea Expo will be held in Hangzhou from May 18 to 21 by the Ministry of Agriculture and the Zhejiang Provincial People's Government. More than 1,700 companies and dealers have confirmed...

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


Disaster prevention drill held at community

Children learn to use fire distinguishers at Daoxiangyuan Community, Xiacheng District yesterday to mark the May 12 National Disaster Prevention and Reduction Day. The special day was created in 2009 after a massive earthquake claimed more than 69,000 lives in Sichuan Province.

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


Fuel prices lowered nationwide today

Fuel prices fell by 0.2 yuan (3 US cents) per liter for 92-octane gasoline and 0.21 yuan per liter for 95-octane gasoline last night, according to the Zhejiang Provincial Price Bureau. As a result, the price of 92-octane...

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


Summer may have arrived meteorologically

The mercury rose to a high of 32.6 degrees Celsius in Hangzhou yesterday and the maximum temperature is around 33 degrees today, indicating the city may have entered meteorological summer, local weathermen said. The...

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


National mountain hiking event kicks off in Chun'an

The 2017 National Mountain Hiking League opened last Saturday with its first leg held in Anyang Town, Chun'an County. Hikers followed a 41.2-kilometer trail through 15 mountain villages. The trail includes an 11.2-kilometer...

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


Expats join group wedding of Alibaba

A foreign couple has a wedlock toast during a group wedding held at Alibaba Group's Xixi Headquarters yesterday. The group wedding was held as part of the company's 13th anniversary celebrations. A total of 102 couples joined the group wedding as Alibaba's founding chairman Jack Ma envisioned his company would exist 102 years. Alibaba employees from the United States, France, Germany and around China joined the celebration. Jack Ma sent his blessings via a video as he was on a business trip in the US.

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


Metro network to expand by 3 new routes this year

Metro Line 2 extension from Qingchun Square Station to Gucui Road Station will start operation next month as scheduled. It will have transfer stations for Line 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9 and 10. The northwest-bound extension,...

May 10, 2017 | Source: City Express/Edited by Shanghai Daily


Gongshu takes lead to popularize psychological services

A psychology clinic opened recently in Xiagangwan Community, Gongshu District. It features a reception area, a reading corner, a lecture room, several counseling rooms and an anger-release room. The two-floor clinic...

May 10, 2017 | Source: Youth Times/Edited by Shanghai Daily


West Lake a habitat for mandarin ducks

Baby mandarin ducks swim with their mom on the West Lake this week. A large number of mandarin ducks stop in Hangzhou during their migration to the south every autumn. Many choose to stay in the lake area instead of returning to their nesting grounds in the north the next spring. As a result, many baby ducks are hatched here in April and May.

May 10, 2017 | Source: Hangzhou Daily/Edited by Shanghai Daily