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Sunny but dry weather this week

This week will be mostly sunny and cloudy with low humidity, the Hangzhou Meteorological Bureau forecasted this morning. The temperature will rise steadily by one degree every day with the highest temperature hitting...

Mar 28, 2011 | Source: Hangzhou Business Daily


Qingchun Road Tunnel closed for power upgrade

The Qingchun Road Tunnel will be closed from today till 5am on Wednesday due to power upgrading in Xiaoshan District. All vehicles will be banned from passing the tunnel and Bus 323, 511 and 537 will be rerouted until...

Mar 28, 2011 | Source: Hangzhou Daily/Translated by Shanghai Daily


Service stations for cyclists touring Qiandao Lake

Five service stations for cyclists will be set up along the road skirting around the picturesque Qiandao Lake or Thousand Island Lake in Chun'an County, west of Hangzhou. Three of the service stations will have a...

Mar 28, 2011 | Source: Hangzhou Daily/Translated by Shanghai Daily


New bus route from Hangzhou airport direct to Quzhou

From tomorrow, passengers from Hangzhou International Airport can take a bus service direct to Quzhou. Buses will depart from the airport to Quzhou South Bus Station at 10:40am, 2:40pm and 7:40pm daily, while...

Mar 27, 2011 | Source: Hangzhou Daily/Translated by Shanghai Daily


Spring has finally arrived

Spring has sprung in Hangzhou. With the average temperature surpassing 10 degrees Celsius for five straight days, the Hangzhou Meteorological Observatory said spring has arrived. The weekend forecast is a good...

Mar 26, 2011 | Source: Hangzhou Daily/Translated by Shanghai Daily


Chicago delegation visits Hangzhou

Hangzhou Mayor Shao Zhanwei received an American delegation led by Chicago Mayor Richard Daley on Wednesday. Hangzhou Vice Mayor Tong Guili and Municipal Secretary General Xu Xiaofu also attended the meeting. Shao...

Mar 25, 2011 | Source: Hangzhou Daily/Translated by Shanghai Daily


Expert volunteers to serve rural economy

Hangzhou has begun an expert volunteer program to send about 100 professionals who are experts in their own fields to work in the city's five rural counties. These expert volunteers will provide free consulting,...

Mar 25, 2011 | Source: Hangzhou Business/Translated by Shanghai Daily


Drunk driver's escape stopped by a van

A drunk motorist who was caught by police patrol in Yuhang District managed to sneak out of the police wagon only to be hit by an oncoming vehicle. The accident happened last night and the wounded man was rushed to...

Mar 25, 2011 | Source: Hangzhou Daily/Translated by Shanghai Daily


Police uses Weibo to hunt down on criminals

Tianshui Police Station in Xiacheng District recently posted a Twitter-like microblog, promising awards of at least 500 yuan for tips leading to arrest of criminals. The microblog appeared on Sina Weibo, a Chinese...

Mar 24, 2011 | Source: Hangzahou Daily/Translated by Shanghai Daily


Design approved for Metro terminal in Jiubao

The design of the Metro Line 1 terminal complex in Jiubao District has been approved and its construction will start this year and be completed by the end of next year, the Hangzhou Metro Real Estate Company said. The...

Mar 24, 2011 | Source: Hangzhou Daily/Translated by Shanghai Daily