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Hangzhou

[ hahng-joh ]

noun

, Pinyin.
  1. a seaport in and the capital of Zhejiang province, in eastern China, on Hangzhou Bay.


Hangzhou

/ ˈhæŋˈdʒəʊ /

noun

  1. a port in E China, capital of Zhejiang province, on Hangzhou Bay (an inlet of the East China Sea), at the foot of the Eye of Heaven Mountains: regarded by Marco Polo as the finest city in the world; seat of two universities (1927, 1959). Pop: 1 955 000 (2005 est)


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Weijun Li is an atmospheric scientist at Zhejiang University in Hangzhou, China.

A former English teacher from Hangzhou, Ma founded Alibaba in 1999 and built it into China’s version of Amazon, with annual revenue of $50 billion.

Ma, a former English teacher from Hangzhou, founded the e-commerce company Alibaba in 1999 and built it into China’s version of Amazon, with annual revenue of $50 billion.

He’s an atmospheric scientist at Zhejiang University in Hangzhou, China.

The business took off, and just a year after its launch, China Pages entered a joint venture with its biggest competitor, the Hangzhou branch of state-owned China Telecom.

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When Ma was still an English teacher in Hangzhou earning $12 a month, he gathered 17 men and women in his apartment.

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