The Hypergravity Laboratory and Hangzhouxi Station witness the growth of Yuncheng

Hangzhouxi Station, the west wing of Hangzhou railway hub, will be put into use soon since Huzhou-Hangzhou Section of Hefei-Hangzhou High-speed Rail entered trial operation. Centered on Hangzhouxi Station, a fabulous metropolis hailed as Yuncheng has gradually taken shape as the urban construction surrounding the station, from industry to residential houses and transportation, progresses in the wake of station construction.

Construction Site of the Hypergravity Laboratory

Hangzhouxi Station Hub

Creative industry has also taken shape in Yuncheng. The Hypergravity Laboratory, a national key project, is in the progress of main engine rooms and upper structure construction and is expected to be completed and put into use in 2024.

The construction of Yuncheng progressed despite COVID-19 pandemic due to the joint efforts of young officials and the construction team. In the future, Yuncheng will become the new driving force of the greater corridor in promoting the industrial upgrading and economic development based on the sci-tech innovation and breakthrough.

The “Asian Games” painted aircraft made debut

The “Asian Games” painted aircraft themed by the torch officially made debut on August 8. The aircraft fuselage was used as a large screen for the 3D mapping on the site.

So far, all the 12 Hangzhou Asian Games painted aircraft have made public appearance, bringing the bright colors of “Asian Games” to the blue sky while presenting poetic Hangzhou and charming Zhejiang through dynamic and static visual images.

In addition, the elements of the Asian Games are shown in the interior decorations and activities within the cabin to enrich and upgrade the passengers’ experience. The painted aircraft will be mainly arranged for the airlines departing from Hangzhou. The passengers taking Loongair will have the chance to see the painted aircraft with their own eyes.

With the magnificently painted aircraft flying in the blue sky over major cities in China, Hangzhou Asian Games is making warm invitation to the people around Asia and the world.

8 Hangzhou companies enter Fortune 500 list


Business magazine Fortune released its latest Global 500 list on August 3, with eight Hangzhou companies taking places.

The eight companies are Alibaba (55th), WZ Group (120th), Zhejiang Rongsheng Holding Group (180th), Geely Holding Group (229th), Hengyi Petrochemical Co (264th), Zhejiang Communications Investment Group (302nd), Hangzhou Iron & Steel Group Co (336th), and Zhejiang Hailiang Co (459th).

China had the most companies on the list, 21 more than US companies.

The total revenue of the Global 500 hit $37.8 trillion this year, increasing 19.2 percent year-on-year. The threshold to enter the list rose to $28.6 billion from $24 billion.

Moreover, the total net profits of the Global 500 reached $3.1 trillion, surging 88 percent from a year earlier, the biggest growth since 2004.

The revenue of Chinese companies accounted for 31 percent of the total, with the total of US companies making up 30 percent.

Intl E-biz Expo opens in Xiaoshan

The 9th International E-business Expo was held in Xiaoshan district, Hangzhou from Aug 3 to 5, local media outlets reported.

Themed around New E-commerce, New Pattern, and New Advantages, the expo was participated in by over 300 fashion, new retail sale, and cosmetics brands, as well as a number of multi-channel network companies, livestream hosts, online platforms, and livestream service providers seeking new business opportunities.

Xiaoshan, a district with distinctive e-commerce capabilities, worked together with the industrial giant Alibaba on a local agricultural product booth at the expo.

“We’ve received quite a large number of livestream hosts, factories and distributors for business cooperation,” said a staff member at the booth. “We will continue to screen cooperation partners after the expo and strive to have agricultural products from Xiaoshan reach out to customers in more remote areas.”

Xiaoshan district and Alibaba have in recent years enjoyed cooperative ties in online agricultural product businesses. Their platform has resulted in more than 100 enterprises setting up operations in the district, generating total sales revenue of over 50 million yuan ($7.41 million).

Statistics show that Xiaoshan registered online retail sales revenue of 136.37 billion yuan in 2021, growing 5.5 percent year on year.

Chef honored as ‘Hangzhou Craftsman’

Wang Jianyun, a well-known Chinese cuisine chef in Hangzhou, was awarded the honor of “Hangzhou Craftsman” recently. Wang has been engaged in the catering industry for over 30 years, bringing new cooking concepts and ideas to traditional Hangzhou cuisine.

These districts in Hangzhou have launched different tactics for attracting talents

In order to become “a pacesetter in talent recruitment with aggregation of 100 top global talents, 1,000 leading talents and 1 million college students to start a business in Hangzhou”, all districts and counties of Hangzhou have introduced talent policies to provide more jobs, unleash development potential and safeguard the wellbeing of talents.

Shangcheng District provides the 7-day free apartments for college graduates hunting jobs and entrepreneurs negotiating business in the district; Gongshu District is dedicated to introducing major enterprises to attract high-tech talents; Binjiang District adjusts the market recognition mechanism for recruiting talents and focuses more on individual ability than on academic degree; Qiantang District issues differentiated house purchasing policy for district-level talents, with quota of house purchase increased to 20%.

Hangzhou improves and corrects Chinese and English signs along rivers

Hangzhou Urban Management Department has completed the renovation of 5,703 signs, including the installation of signs and the writing of contents, in the comprehensive improvement and correction of Chinese and English river signs throughout Hangzhou, as part of the city’s efforts in building an international metropolis.

Most Asian Games parks in Hangzhou have completed the placement of warning signs to ensure the safety along the river. Some venues for the Asian Games have uniformly updated the signs to convey the information clearly and accurately; the renovation of signs in the commercial areas has also referred to the experience for the basic construction of rivers to ensure that the signs are pleasing to the eye and appropriately positioned.

Zhejiang Province is deepening the construction of digital government

On August 4, the Information Office of the Provincial Government held a press conference on the Opinions of the People’s Government of Zhejiang Province on the Implementation of Deepening the Construction of Digital Government (hereinafter referred to as the Implementation Opinions). The relevant person in charge of the General Office of the Provincial Government released and interpreted the relevant situation of the Implementation Opinions. At the press conference, relevant representatives from the Social Construction Committee of the Provincial Party Committee, the Provincial Economic and Information Department, the Provincial Market regulation Administration, and the Provincial Big Data Bureau answered questions from reporters.

Zhejiang is the forerunner of digital government construction. In recent years, this province has continued to promote “four lists and one network,” “matters requiring presence in person being done without the need for a second trip,” and government digital transformation and digital reform, to use digital technology to comprehensively and systematically reshape government governance methods, processes, means, and tools. As a result, the “four pillars and eight posts” of digital government have been basically built, the integrated government services and supervision efficiency have been greatly improved, and the effectiveness of digital governance has continued to emerge, forming a first-mover advantage in the construction of digital government.

The Implementation Opinions was officially issued on July 30. It is a specific measure for Zhejiang Province to study and implement the major decisions and deployments of the Party Central Committee and the State Council to strengthen the construction of digital government. The guiding document for building a highland for digital transformation has an important guiding role in and practical significance for promoting the construction of digital government in the province to continue to be at the forefront and take the lead in building a modern government that the people are satisfied with.

The Implementation Opinions is divided into seven parts, including general requirements, digital reform to help transform government functions, digital government construction to promote the development of digital Zhejiang, construction of a “platform plus brain” support system, construction of a digital government all-round security system, building the theory and system of digital government construction, and comprehensively strengthening the Party’s leadership over the construction of digital government.

The Implementation Opinions clarifies the two-stage goals of the construction of digital government in the province: to achieve full digital coverage of the core businesses of the government’s performance of duties, to basically complete the construction of  “a province of mobile government services,” “a province of mobile office,” and “a province of mobile governance,” to significantly improve the modernization level of the government governance system and governance capacity, and to help realize the “two pioneering moves” with the actual effect of digital government, by the end of 2025; to built a high-level modern government with “overall intelligent governance” to provide a strong impetus and legal guarantee for the basic realization of high-level modernization and common prosperity by 2035.

According to reports, the Implementation Opinions highlights the requirements of being people-centered, embodying Zhejiang’s characteristics, and being operational and feasible, and the implementation of the tasks specified in the State Council’s Guiding Opinions on Strengthening the Construction of Digital Governments one by one in the major reform tasks and major applications of digitalization of the digital government in the province. It focuses on creating characteristic practical achievements with Zhejiang recognition and national influence, putting forward implementation measures according to local conditions in the province, emphasizing the use of digital concepts, technologies, and means to solve “urgent, difficult, and worrying” problems for people and enterprises, and creating a digital service system that is ubiquitous, accessible, smart, convenient, fair, and inclusive.