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Xi'an Will Drive Regional Urban Reforms as China's 9th National Central City

Xi'an Will Drive Regional Urban Reforms as China's 9th National Central City

Xi’an, the provincial capital of China’s central Shaanxi province, has become the country’s 9th National Central City, establishing itself as a testbed for urban reform efforts in the region.

Feb 14, 2018
Lin Xiaozhao
50 Chinese Cities Wrung a Record CNY3.6 Trillion From Land Sales Last Year

50 Chinese Cities Wrung a Record CNY3.6 Trillion From Land Sales Last Year

Fifty large and mid-sized Chinese cities registered revenue of CNY3.57 trillion (USD549.1 billion) from land sales last year, rising 34%…

Jan 2, 2018
Dou Shicong
World Tourism Alliance to Set Up Headquarters in Hangzhou, China

World Tourism Alliance to Set Up Headquarters in Hangzhou, China

The World Tourism Alliance will officially establish headquarters in Xiaoshan in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, after striking a deal with the…

Dec 18, 2017
Xu Wei
Alipay Trials Automated Parking Payments in Hangzhou, Lessens Need for Attendants

Alipay Trials Automated Parking Payments in Hangzhou, Lessens Need for Attendants

Alipay, the third-party payment platform run by Chinese internet behemoth Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. [NYSE:BABA], has introduced an automated car…

Dec 1, 2017
Zhang Xia
Land Lease Revenues in China’s Major Cities Reach All-Time High of USD454 Billion Over Past 11 Months

Land Lease Revenues in China’s Major Cities Reach All-Time High of USD454 Billion Over Past 11 Months

Land lease revenues in 50 major Chinese cities grew by 37.3 percent to over USD454.1 billion (CNY3 trillion) over the…

Dec 1, 2017
Dou Shicong
Hangzhou’s First Robotic Mail Sorting System Enters Operation, Can Handle 20,000 Parcels an Hour

Hangzhou’s First Robotic Mail Sorting System Enters Operation, Can Handle 20,000 Parcels an Hour

Hangzhou’s first automated delivery sorting system entered official operations on Nov. 11 this year, ramping up efficiency to 20,000 parcels…

Nov 17, 2017
Zhang Xia
More Than One in 10 People Run Their Own Business in Zhejiang, China’s Most Entrepreneurial Province

More Than One in 10 People Run Their Own Business in Zhejiang, China’s Most Entrepreneurial Province

China’s eastern province of Zhejiang has come out top among the nation’s entrepreneurial regions, with the highest proportion of people running their own businesses at just over one in 10.

Nov 2, 2017
Lin Xiaozhao
High School in Hangzhou Sets Up Facial-Recognition Ordering Platform in Dining Hall

High School in Hangzhou Sets Up Facial-Recognition Ordering Platform in Dining Hall

A high school in Hangzhou in China’s eastern province of Zhejiang has set up a facial-recognition service for students to…

Oct 20, 2017
Yicai Global
Apple Is Quietly Developing Hangzhou, a Cheaper Version of the iPhone X

Apple Is Quietly Developing Hangzhou, a Cheaper Version of the iPhone X

Apple Inc. [NASDAQ:AAPL] is quietly developing a lower-cost version of the iPhone X, internally code-named Hangzhou, the Taiwan Economic Daily reported.

Oct 19, 2017
Liao Shumin
Hangzhou Approves Plan to Add Four High-Speed Rail Stations, Seven New Lines

Hangzhou Approves Plan to Add Four High-Speed Rail Stations, Seven New Lines

The municipal government of Hangzhou, the capital of China’s eastern Zhejiang province, has approved a plan drawn up by China…

Oct 12, 2017
Zhang Xia
Hangzhou-Based Powerbank Sharer Shuts Down After Just Six Months

Hangzhou-Based Powerbank Sharer Shuts Down After Just Six Months

LeDian, a powerbank sharing platform based in China’s eastern city of Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, has closed operations after running for just six months, online media outlet TechWeb reported.

Oct 12, 2017
Tang Shihua