TV professionals meet

INTERNATIONAL and Chinese TV professionals gathered in Hangzhou this week for the MIPChina Summit Hangzhou, an event organized by the Cannes Film Festival.

It was the first of its kind in Asia.


May 26, 2017 | Source: Shanghai Daily

Anti-drone technology

THE Xiaoshan International Airport in Hangzhou announced that it had adopted a new technology to keep ci-vilian drones from its flight paths.

The "electronic fence" technology can cut signal connection

May 26, 2017 | Source: Shanghai Daily

1,000 relics unearthed

MORE than 1,000 cultural relics were unearthed from a construction site in Lin'an City, west of Hangzhou.

The relics included copper coins and ceramic pieces dating from the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms

May 26, 2017 | Source: Shanghai Daily

Smart courier system

CAINIAO Network, the logistics arm of Alibaba Group, is working on de-veloping a smart courier system.

Speaking at the Global Smart Lo-gistics Summit in Hangzhou, Alibaba Chairman Jack Ma called for

May 26, 2017 | Source: Shanghai Daily

Letters reveal views of literary icons

Visitors view the letters written by a dozen China's leading contemporary literary figures to the Ci poetry scholar Long Yusheng (1902-1966). The exhibition of Long's collection of the correspondence from literary icons with him opened the curtain this week at the Zhejiang Art Museum. The exhibit features nearly 100 letters written by literary icons, including Qian Zhongshu, Xu Beihong, Zhou Zuoren and Liu Haisu, giving an insight into their thought and views on the Chinese culture and history. —

May 26, 2017 | Source: Shanghai Daily

Ignored for centuries, matcha makes a comeback

WITH its fresh, newly picked taste, matcha at this time of year is the perfect refreshing drink, and also an ingredient in desserts, cookies and ice cream.

Matcha is made from the leaves of tea bushes

May 25, 2017 | Source: Shanghai Daily

Longjing: It's not just a tea, it's a culture

TWO thousand years ago, the Silk Road took Chinese tea to the West. Today, the Belt and Road Initiative is looking at reviving the flow of tea leaves.

The First China International Tea Expo last weekend

May 24, 2017 | Source: Shanghai Daily

Hybrid bikes enhance public pedal power

HANGZHOU is operating the largest government-owned bicycle rental system in the world, with 85,800 bikes and daily usage peaking at 473,000. It has been so successful that commercial bike-sharing programs

May 23, 2017 | Source: Shanghai Daily

Celebrating Buddha's teachings

BUDDHISM'S spread through China was attributed to Emperor Hanming in the Han Dynasty (206 BC-AD 220). It is said that he saw in a dream a god whose body had the brilliance of the sun flew to his palace.

May 22, 2017 | Source: Shanghai Daily

Dragon Boat train rush

TICKETS for trains from Hangzhou to nearby cities such as Lishui, Ningbo and Wenzhou are in short supply as the traditional Dragon Boat Festival comes with a three-day holiday from May 28 to 30.


May 19, 2017 | Source: Shanghai Daily

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