Hangzhou to Distributes 5th Batch E-Coupons to All in Town

Source: HangzhouTube, Xinhua News, Global Times

Good afternoon

1. The e-coupons are for all in Hangzhou (including those from other regions). Those who have got the previous coupons can still apply this time. 

2. The e-coupons will be released at 8PM on April 20. Consumers can apply for it via Alipay, by either tapping on the entrance interface or write "Hangzhou" in the search box. 
3. One person can apply once per week. First come, first served. 
4. A total of 1.5 million card packages will be issued, each of which is worth 50 Yuan and contains five 10-yuan coupons, each of which can be used when one spends 40 yuan. 
5. The coupons are valid for 7 days from the date of April 21.

Chinese mainland saw 27 new confirmed cases

Chinese mainland reports 27 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, with 17 imported cases, and 54 new asymptomatic COVID-19 patients.

Zhejiang's security satisfaction rate has reached a new record!

On April 15, Zhejiang provincial government held a press release meeting. 

The data shows that in 2019, the total number of criminal cases and homicide cases in Zhejiang Province decreased by 10.17% and 17.35% year-on-year. All new homicides have been solved for three years in a row. The court's new litigation cases decreased by 4.6% year-on-year. The number of road traffic accidents decreased by 12.2% year-on-year. The number of fire accidents and deaths decreased by 25% and 23.3% respectively year-on-year. The satisfaction rate of the people's sense of security reached 97.14%, an increase of 0.3 percentage points over the previous year and a new record.

Hangzhou is rated as a megacity!

Recently, the Ministry of housing and urban rural development of the people's Republic of China released the latest Yearbook, which announced that there are 6 ultra-megacities and 9 megacities in China. 

According to the population of Hangzhou urban area, Hangzhou is rated as one of the 9 mega cities. According to the new permanent population in 2019, Hangzhou ranks first in China with 554,000 new population!



Cities with a permanent population of more than 10 million are ultra-megacities; those above 5 million but below 10 million are megacities; cities with more than 1 million but less than 5 million are big cities, of which 3-5 million are type I cities and 1-3 million are type II cities.

In pics: medical team from Zhejiang reunite with family

A total of 1010 members of the medical assistance team supporting Hubei province from Zhejiang province reunited with their families on Wednesday after the quarantine and medical observation.


A member of the team hugs a boy at the Jiefang Road area of the Second Affiliated Hospital of Medicine School of Zhang University in Hangzhou on April 15


A member of the team proposes to his girlfriend in Hangzhou after the reunite

For Expats in Zhejiang