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Liangzhu forum drives culture and creativity

During this year's International Cartoon Festival, vibrant discussion of ideas and imagination dominated the scene at the International Cartoon Corporation forum in Liangzhu. As a highlight and main topic, major film...

May 12, 2010 | Source: Hangzhou Daily/Translated by Shanghai Daily


Hangzhou floats light up at World Expo

At the Shanghai World Expo 2010, the Hangzhou's Yuhang District has organised a "Hangzhou Yuhang District Festival" with 11 floats and 200 performers in a grand parade that covered 400 meters. Spectators were awed...

May 12, 2010 | Source: Hangzhou.com.cn/Translated by Shanghai Daily


Pedestrian tunnel for Hefang Jie and Zhonghe Road

A pedestrian tunnel will be built to carry shoppers safely across the intersection of Hefang Jie and Zhonghe Road in Hangzhou, the Xinzhongdong River Conservation Project announced. Figures show that Zhonghe Road...

May 12, 2010 | Source: City Express/Translated by Shanghai Daily


'Spring of West Lake' festival opens

The fifth "Spring of West Lake" festival, starting with a modern Shaoxing opera, "Women's Street," held its opening ceremony in Hangzhou yesterday. The performance at Hangzhou Shaoxing Opera Theatre dramatized the...

May 12, 2010 | Source: Hangzhou Daily/Translated by Shanghai Daily


Prime piggies and Expo produce

HANGZHOU is a major farm produce supplier for the World Expo 2010 Shanghai, and more than 280 of the city's agricultural enterprises have passed strict Expo standards for food safety and organic quality. Shanghai...

May 12, 2010 | Source: Shanghai Daily


SUNON's latest invention: state-of-art office desk

Well known for its trend in producing furniture that makes an office feels like home, SUNON's latest invention is a 4.2 meters long desk that has no keyholes and no handles. Access to drawers and cabinets in the desk...

May 11, 2010 | Source: Hangzhou Daily/Translated by Shanghai Daily


This year's West Lake Expo establishes sub-expos in 6 cities

With its main site in Hangzhou, the 12th West Lake Exposition has confirmed that it will set up sub-expos in 6 cities -- Huzhou's Nanxun District, Anji County, Deqing County; Shaoxin's Shangyu City, Zhuji City, and...

May 11, 2010 | Source: Hangzhou Daily/Translated by Shanghai Daily


Shanghai-Hangzhou bullet train opens before National Day

Scheduled to open before National Day, railway tracks for Zhejiang's first official high-speed railway between Shanghai and Hangzhou were laid at Jiaxin yesterday. This new railway between Shaghai and Hangzhou will...

May 11, 2010 | Source: City Express/Translated by Shanghai Daily


College grads put smarts to work by running business

May 11, 2010 | Source: Shanghai Daily


Hangzhou UBPA welcomes the 10,000th visitor

Yesterday at 2.32pm, Hangzhou UBPA case welcomed a Swedish couple as its 10,000th visitor. To mark this success, the Head of Hangzhou UPBA case gave the couple an exclusive tour of the Hangzhou Pavilion, and personally...

May 10, 2010 | Source: Hangzhou Daily/Translated by Shanghai Daily