SPOTLIGHT

Construction projects

A totalof 170 billion yuan will be invested in 563 construction projects in Hangzhou this year.

Chinese carmaker Geely, which owns Swedish brand Volvo, will un-veil an electric car manufacturing facility

May 12, 2017 | Source: Shanghai Daily


Check-in facility at Tonglu

XIAOSHAN INTERNATIONAL Airport opened a check-in facility in Tonglu, a small town southwest of Hangzhou, recently.

The airport has similar facilities at Hangzhou East Railway Station, Haichuang Park

May 12, 2017 | Source: Shanghai Daily


'Crayfish Street' now even tastier after makeover

IN south Hangzhou, the small restaurants lining Wangjiang Road may not have much to recommend them during the day. But once the street lamps are strung up, things change dramatically.

Warm lights coupled

May 11, 2017 | Source: Shanghai Daily


Qipao fest to reveal Hangzhou's cultural heritage

NO one would mind this "F" word. The Hangzhou tourism authority will unveil its "F Plan" — "Fashion, Femininity and Facebook" — later this month with Chinese characteristics.

On May 26, the city will

May 10, 2017 | Source: Shanghai Daily


Eliminating risks from the housing market

HANGZHOU'S first online government register covering existing housing sales went into operation last week to bring more order to the market and crack down on illegal transactions and false advertising.

The

May 9, 2017 | Source: Shanghai Daily


Ceramics take us back to times long ago

THINK of colorful, historical and mythical figures, and it evokes images of expensive Italian ceramics. These ceramics were called majolica that deeply influenced early European porcelain manufacturers.

In

May 8, 2017 | Source: Shanghai Daily


Big crowds for cartoon fest

The 13th China (Hangzhou) Inter-national Cartoon and Animation Festival attracted 1.39 million visi-tors from 82 countries and regions and saw deals worth 15.33 billion yuan (US$2.33 billion) signed before

May 5, 2017 | Source: Shanghai Daily


Night cruise on the lake

PEOPLE can take a night cruise on the West Lake from now until Octo-ber 31 and enjoy the light shows on the banks, the music fountain and islands.

Night cruises are available at ferry docks along Hubin

May 5, 2017 | Source: Shanghai Daily


Lawn opened to public

A One-HECTARE lawn in the West Lake park called Orioles Singing in the Willows opened to the public last week.

May 5, 2017 | Source: Shanghai Daily


New work permits

Nicholas Peter Lace, general manager of Hyatt Regency Hangzhou, received his work permit recently.

Lace thus became the first expatriate to use a recommendation letter from the city's foreign experts

May 5, 2017 | Source: Shanghai Daily