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  • Main image of coverstory: Do You Know How Much Urine is in the Swimming Pools?
  • Do You Know How Much Urine is in the Swimming Pools?


    The weather is getting hotter and hotter, what beats escaping the summer heat with a refreshing splash in the pool? But have you ever thought of a question: How much urine is there in the pool? Let’s talk about that today.
  • Main image of coverstory: A Nearby Summer Escaping Plan
  • A Nearby Summer Escaping Plan


    The city has been rainy and wet for a month, and you wonder when is this going to end. When the rain stops, it’s time for the heat, and voilà, summer is here. It gets hot and humid in Hangzhou, but there are places nearby you can go to enjoy a cooler environment. These include the islands, mountains, lakes and rivers in or near Hangzhou, and the local water parks.
  • Main image of coverstory: Your Latest Bus Guide to Xiaoshan & Pudong Airports
  • Your Latest Bus Guide to Xiaoshan & Pudong Airports


    Starting from June 21st, the Yellow Dragon Stadium Station will no longer operate. There will be two locations where you can get a bus to Shanghai Pudong Airport. The journey takes about 3.5 hours and the ticket cost is 120RMB.
  • Main image of coverstory: China is Getting Serious about Waste Classification
  • China is Getting Serious about Waste Classification


    China has been making efforts on waste sorting or waste recycling for decades, but there are still many problems yet to be solved. Eight cities including Beijing, Shanghai, Nanjing and Hangzhou were considered national pilot cities for garbage sorting in 1998. Twenty years on, their efforts have not achieved the desired results. According to the People's Daily, the failure of garbage classification was due to three reasons: a lack of awareness from residents, misconduct from garbage workers and insufficient financial support.
  • Main image of coverstory: Top 12 Great Summer Cocktails to Make at Home
  • Top 12 Great Summer Cocktails to Make at Home


    The summer has finally hit us, and what beats a cold refreshing drink after work? We are going to teach you to make a few great cocktails. They are easy to do, and you can make them for your weekend home party, or to just please yourself after work. They are refreshing, tasty, and more important, they are easy to make. Everyone can be a bartender now.
  • Main image of coverstory: 5G is Coming, To Use or Not to Use?
  • 5G is Coming, To Use or Not to Use?


    The remarkable growth of China’s technology and innovation in the international stage has demonstrated the country’s determination to become a global leader in the digital space. Mobile technology, as an innovation enabler, has become a focused area China hopes to command, particularly after its diversion from the global norms in the 3G and 4G era. Committing early in the standardization process will give China an edge to influence internationally and generate notable economic impact domestically.
  • Main image of coverstory: The Dragon Boat Festival Has Nothing to do With Dragons
  • The Dragon Boat Festival Has Nothing to do With Dragons


    The Dragon Boat Festival, also often known as Duanwu Festival, is a traditional holiday originating in China, occurring near the summer solstice. It is also known as Zhongxiao Festival (Chinese: 忠孝節; pinyin: Zhōngxiàojié), commemorating fealty and filial piety. The festival now occurs on the 5th day of the 5th month of Chinese lunisolar calendar, which is the source of the festival's alternative name, the Double Fifth Festival. It’s famous for the races held on that day in traditional paddled long boats, each ornamented with a dragon’s head at the prow.
  • Main image of coverstory: Jennifer’s Enchanting Rose Garden
  • Jennifer’s Enchanting Rose Garden


    Imagine a garden where roses stretch out before you in a sea as far as the eye can see, carved out from a backdrop of tea fields and bamboo groves, the heavenly, sweet scent of roses enveloping you in a fragrant cloud. Imagine going back to simpler times when you can fall asleep looking up at a sky full of stars and wake up at daybreak to the melodious cacophony of lively roosters. An enchanting place where friendly dogs roam around freely, joined at times by a stoic horse, fluffy llama and a preening white peacock. Fortunately, there’s no need to stay in the realm of imagination, the dream has been brought to life at Jennifer Ji’s Seasons Rose Garden in Daixi (埭溪), less than 45 minutes from Hangzhou.
  • Main image of coverstory: Great Places for Spring Getaways Around Hangzhou
  • Great Places for Spring Getaways Around Hangzhou


    The dreary months of rain may have you hankering for a vacation, and spring is the perfect time to take a quick weekend getaway. Whether you’re looking for the bustle of a city or the calm of the countryside, there are plenty of easy weekend trips that will feel like a much-needed escape.
  • Main image of coverstory: What To Do For Chinese Lantern Festival
  • What To Do For Chinese Lantern Festival


    Lantern Festival marks the last day of the Spring Festival and officially ends the Chinese New Year celebrations. This fun festival is mostly celebrated at nighttime to see the colorful lanterns flying high in the dark sky. In addition to seeing the lanterns flying, during this festival, families gather to attend four other major activities on this special day.
  • Main image of coverstory: Post-Holiday Weight Loss Plan
  • Post-Holiday Weight Loss Plan


    If you gained a few pounds over the holidays, you’re not alone. The good news for seniors looking to get back on track is you can bring about weight loss by cutting 500 calories daily from your diet. That’s the equivalent of one bagel with cream cheese. The bad news, according to a report in the New England Journal of Medicine, is most people don’t lose the one to five pounds they gained during the Christmas and Chinese New Year’s season. Aim to follow these suggestions on this list over the course of a week, and you'll be well on your way to reclaiming your waistline before you've even had a chance to pack up the holiday decorations.
  • Main image of coverstory: Your Fortune in the Year of Pig
  • Your Fortune in the Year of Pig


    2019 is a Year of the Pig according to the Chinese zodiac, and it's an Earth Pig year. Years of the Pig include 1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019, and 2031. In Chinese astrology, each year belongs to a Chinese zodiac animal according to the 12-year cycle.
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