Umbrella-sharing catching up in Hangzhou

A bunch of umbrellas are lined up at Wulin Square in Hangzhou. On a rainy day or a summer afternoon, people can scan the QR code to unlock the umbrellas and rent it. They have to pay 0.5 yuan (7 US cents) for every 30 minutes.

Jun 23, 2017 | Source: Shanghai Daily

Permanent resident cards

THE Zhejiang Provincial Public Security Department issued foreign permanent resident ID cards to seven expatriates in Hangzhou on Monday.

The seven expatriates are skilled professionals from Australia,

Jun 23, 2017 | Source: Shanghai Daily

India culture week

INDIA Culture Week was inaugurated in Hangzhou from last Thursday to yesterday. Activities included India-China (Hangzhou) Business and Investment Forum, a photo exhibition of Buddhist images, painting

Jun 23, 2017 | Source: Shanghai Daily

Qiantang financial city

HANGZHOU municipal government announced the opening of Qiantang River Financial City in the south bank of Qiantang River at the 2017 1st Summit of Silk Road International Association on Saturday.


Jun 23, 2017 | Source: Shanghai Daily

Hangzhoufeel goes online

HANGZHOUFEEL, a new official social media account of Hangzhou, has made its debut on Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and Facebook. It will throw light on the economy, culture, science, technology, landscape,

Jun 23, 2017 | Source: Shanghai Daily

Google AdWords seals deal

GOOGLE AdWords signed a memorandum of cooperation with Hangzhou Cross-border E-commerce Comprehensive Pilot Area this week, symbolizing the start of their cooperation on digital marketing, brand promotion,

Jun 23, 2017 | Source: Shanghai Daily

Online retail sales jump

THE online retail sales of Zhejiang Province was 414.3 billion yuan (US$60.93 billion) in the first five months of the year, up 32.74 percent from the same period last year, according to a report on e-commerce

Jun 23, 2017 | Source: Shanghai Daily

Local delicacies to welcome the plum rain season

THE continuous rain and high humidity from mid-June to early or mid-July in the lower reaches of the Yangtze River is also the season when local plums mature and turn yellow. Therefore, it is called huangmei

Jun 22, 2017 | Source: Shanghai Daily

Xiaoshan groomed as 'meeting room' of SE China

AS a city with picturesque scenery, an abundance of hotels, and close to the country's economic hub, Shanghai, Hangzhou has been focusing on developing the MICE (meetings, incentives, conventions and

Jun 21, 2017 | Source: Shanghai Daily

An orphan's quest to find her birth parents

Chinese-American Katie Iles was abandoned at a train station in Zhejiang Province as a baby and ended up in an orphanage. She was adopted by a couple from Boston 23 years ago. Now she is looking for her

Jun 20, 2017 | Source: Shanghai Daily

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