Hangzhou bikes go electric

THE first 5,000 hybrid public bikes will be deployed in Binjiang District in the south of Qiantang River, using solar power, the Hangzhou public bike operator announced on Tuesday.

By scanning QR code

May 19, 2017 | Source: Shanghai Daily

Metro Line 2 expands

THE Metro Line 2 extension from Qingchun Square Station to Gucui Road Station began trial operations this week, before going commercial next month. It takes a train 58 minutes to travel end-to-end.


May 19, 2017 | Source: Shanghai Daily

Zhang, master of clay

Visitors admire "The Silk Road," a clay sculpture on display at the Zhang Chang Sculpture Exhibition. The show displays over 120 works of clay art by Zhang Chang, a Tianjin native. The works include such categories as traditional and decorative painted clay figures and relief sculptures, and serve as a comprehensive display of Zhang's talent.

May 19, 2017 | Source: Shanghai Daily

Alibaba inks Malaysian deal

ALIBABA Group has signed a mem-orandum of understanding with Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), Malaysia's digital economy de-velopment agency, and the Hangzhou municipal government to connect

May 19, 2017 | Source: Shanghai Daily

Lives and landscapes of an ever-changing city

THE 10th Hangzhou Citizen Photography Festival started yesterday, bringing together professional and amateur photographers from around the world to share 3,000 pictures with the public through May 21.


May 18, 2017 | Source: Shanghai Daily

Beyond silk: good eating on 'the mulberry trail'

MULBERRY leaves are the sole food source for silkworms, where they also make their cocoon that is used to make silk. Jiangnan (on the lower reaches of south Yangtze River region), as the traditional production

May 17, 2017 | Source: Shanghai Daily

The price of cleaner air: elusive car plates

FOR nine months, the government auctions for new car license plates have pushed prices up, while the rate of those winning the city's lottery for plates has been dropping.

Last month, the lowest bid

May 16, 2017 | Source: Shanghai Daily

Soak up the ageless charm in a festival of photos

PROFESSIONAL and amateur photographers from all over the world are invited to share their pictures with the public at the 10th Hangzhou Citizens Photography Festival kicking off on Wednesday. One does not need to...

May 15, 2017

Qiantang River festival

THE First Hangzhou Qiantang River International Cultural Festival will be held from June to November in Jiang-gan District. It will have 17 activities including a photography contest, surf-ing competition,

May 12, 2017 | Source: Shanghai Daily

Design awards presented

A CHINESE scientist and a Finnish programmer who won the Design Intelligence Award were awarded 2 million yuan (US$289,715) in Hang-zhou on Monday.

The competition was organized by the China Academy

May 12, 2017 | Source: Shanghai Daily