Moments of Minhang District in July 2022
Blue castle of culture and community
News in Brief
Railway training base
Construction has begun on the Shanghai Railway Dispatching, Operations and Skills Training Base. Located in the Hongqiao International Central Business District, it is expected to be completed in January 2024.
Government officials visited enterprises across the Jiangchuan subdistrict to help them overcome the difficulties and restore the normal operation as COVID-19 wanes. So far 379 enterprises have benefited in subsidies, tax refunds and rent relief, totalling 82.87 million yuan (US$12.33 million).
US$30m protein facility
Construction has started on the world's largest plant in vitro protein synthesis facility in Minhang. The 160-ton D2P protein production base of Kangma (Shanghai) Biotechnology Co Ltd has an investment of 200 million yuan. Kangma plans to build three to five more large-scale biological production bases in the district.
Welcome diners back
As the pandemic wanes in Shanghai, hotels in the Hongqiao area have spared no effort to bolster businesses. The Ming Court, for example, has launched a discount package to welcome diners back and opened a takeaway service on WeChat.
Help platform launched
A comprehensive help platform has been launched in Minhang's Pujiang Town. The platform includes five sections: living, medical, employment, housing and others. With the intelligent and informative construction of this comprehensive help system, Pujiang residents in need have a new way of seeking help.
Book exchange program
The Kangcheng Mobile Library has resumed operation since June in communities in the Kangcheng area. With half of the books coming from local residents, the book exchange platform makes book reading easier. On return, the books are disinfected and sorted to keep them hygienic and safe.
Robotic PCR- test station
Cloudminds, in the Shanghai Maqiao Artificial Intelligence Innovation Pilot Zone, is co-working with three partners on a robotic intelligent PCR-test station. The station integrates face recognition, infrared temperature measurement, digital sentries, health code recognition, a robotic arm and other intelligent devices which can be quickly mobilized for crowded areas.
Work on the Zizhu Digital Plaza renovation project, the first "COVID-19-free" construction site in Wujing Town in Minhang, has resumed. With the continuous high temperatures in Shanghai, the project managers have taken measures to minimize the potentially dangerous risks of the heat.
The Shanghai Jinjiang Amusement Park returns this summer. Visitors can play double-decker carousel and on the pirate ship, or enter a fairy tale world of magic light, and enjoy Ferris wheel-shaped ice cream.
An exhibition at the Minhang Museum features the Chang'an City from the Tang Dynasty (AD 618-907), covering everything from the architectural layout of the city to the life of residents.
The Minhang Sports Park has reopened this month. The park has implemented many anti-COVID-19 measures such as restricting the flow of visitors.
The Miracle Garden in the Pujiang Country Park is open again. Entry is free for now and visitors can enjoy the flowers, the mini-train, bicycles and eateries.