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Hangzhou gives free travel coupons to Expo visitors

Hangzhou tourism authority will distribute 100,000 free books of discount coupons for visitors to Hangzhou Pavilion during Shanghai World Expo. Each book will have a face value of 400 yuan (US$59). Hangzhou, the...

Apr 12, 2010 | Source: Hangzhou Daily


Hangzhou offers community lawyer clinics

Lawyers will visit every community in Hangzhou for consultations from May to help residents after a successful trial run in 100 communities. Residents in Xihu District have made 325 consultations with lawyers since...

Apr 12, 2010 | Source: Hangzhou Daily


International Cartoon Fair well received in Hangzhou

The International Cartoon Fair held in Hangzhou from April 28 to 29 was a success as traders flocked to check out the latest cartoons on the market. Popular cartoon character "UItraman" was also present to join in...

Apr 9, 2010 | Source: Hangzhou Daily


Hangzhou on a high

KLM's new Amsterdam to Hangzhou flights will operate three times a week with Boeing 777-200ER jets, with seats for 318 passengers. It is the first time a European airline has operated a non-stop service to Hangzhou....

Apr 8, 2010 | Source: Hangzhou Weekly


Drive to Xiaoshan cut to six minutes

The main construction work for the Qingchun Cross-River Tunnel, the first of its kind in Hangzhou, was completed on March 28. The 5,352-meter-long tunnel will open to traffic at the end of 2010, shortening the driving...

Apr 8, 2010 | Source: Hangzhou Weekly


Artworks by Qing royalty grace Hangzhou Museum

From the April 10 to May 30, visitors to Hangzhou Museum will receive the royal treatment as they enjoy the exhibition of 92 Chinese fine artworks, paintings and calligraphies done by the royal family of the Qing Dynasty...

Apr 8, 2010 | Source: Hangzhou Daily


Monks kick off Zen Tea harvest

Monks at the Fajing Buddhism Temple have started to pick the Zen Tea grown in the fields west of China Buddhism College. Due to this year's unusual weather, the 2010 tea harvest is expected to be only half of that...

Apr 8, 2010 | Source: Hangzhou Weekly


World Expo tour arrives in Hangzhou

This coming summer, visitors to Shanghai will not only stop by the World Expo but also grasp at the chance to tour China. Hence the event "Visit the World Expo and tour China," the "World Expo Tour of A Hundred Cities"...

Apr 8, 2010 | Source: Hangzhou Daily


Made-in-Hangzhou car by December

THE first car to be made in Hangzhou is expected to roll off the assembly line by the end of this year, unveiling a new chapter in the city's vehicle manufacturing history. The first model will be a Luxgen-brand...

Apr 7, 2010


Zhejiang Soccer Cup kicks off

Zhejiang is organizing a provincial soccer match with attractive prizes. The winning team will walk away with the Zhejiang Soccer Cup and a cash prize of 10,000 yuan; the first runner-up will be awarded 6,000 yuan...

Apr 7, 2010