Editor's note:Hangzhou, the host city of the 2016 G20 Summit, has established itself as a rising international city over the years. In 2018, Hangzhou was visited by many overseas industrial leaders and witnessed some of the most important historic moments the city has ever seen. Here are the top 12 international events that took place in the Yangtze River metropolis this year. 

2018-03-27 16:21

Hangzhou turns 'destination of choice' for talent

Hangzhou is rapidly emerging as the most attractive destination for talents who have left China's first-tier cities, as the capital of Zhejiang province has done a good job in cultivating innovation-driven startups, a new report said on Tuesday.

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2018-04-26 16:14

14th Intl Cartoon & Animation Festival begins in Hangzhou

The 14th China International Cartoon and Animation Festival (CICAF) kicks off in Hangzhou, capital of East China's Zhejiang province, on April 26.

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2018-06-13 17:26

51 expats get 'green cards' in Hangzhou

A total of 51 foreigners in Hangzhou have been granted permanent residence status in China, according to a symposium held on June 12.

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2018-08-07 13:29

Hangzhou 2020 Asian Games emblem launched

HANGZHOU - The emblem for the 2022 Asian Games in Hangzhou was launched Monday evening.

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2018-09-03 09:22

18th Asian Games draw to close as China dominate medal table again

JAKARTA, Sept. 2 (Xinhua) -- The 18th Asian Games drew to a successful end with a stellar closing ceremony here on Sunday as Asian sports power China again dominated medal table of the multi-sport event.

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2018-09-06 08:46

Hangzhou celebrates first Intl Day

Hangzhou, capital of Zhejiang province, celebrated its first international day on Sept 5 with a series of activities to showcase the city's increasing international appeal.

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2018-09-20 09:07

Alibaba Cloud holds computing conference in Hangzhou

The Computing Conference 2018 organized by Alibaba Cloud took place in Hangzhou, East China's Zhejiang province, on Sept 19.

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2018-10-22 08:57

Westlake University established in Hangzhou

HANGZHOU -- Westlake University, a research-oriented private university, held its founding ceremony on Saturday in the eastern Chinese city of Hangzhou.

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2018-10-23 09:00

Hangzhou: A blend of history and modernity

From October 15th to 16th, more than 20 media reporters from Russia, India, Pakistan, South Korea, Thailand, the Philippines, Ethiopia, Mongolia, Vietnam and other "Belt and Road" countries gathered in Hangzhou to participate in the "Foreign Media China Tour".

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2018-11-05 11:10

Hangzhou Marathon attracts thousands

The 2018 Hangzhou Marathon opened in Huanglong Sports Center at 7:30 am on Nov 4.

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2018-11-21 17:21

Hangzhou promotes city in Argentina ahead of G20 summit

As Argentina is going all-out making final preparations for the upcoming 2018 G20 summit, Hangzhou, the host city of the 2016 session in East China's Zhejiang province, held a promotional event to showcase the city to visitors in Buenos Aires, capital of the South American country, on Nov 19.

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