Minhang District

Minhang district locates in the middle of Shanghai, has a land area of 371.68 km2. and a population of 2,508,000 residents as of 2012. Most of the district is residential area but it’s also home to some key factories and production facilities in shanghai. The fast food chain Yonghe King and Want Want China, the milk manufacturer, have both headquarters in the district. Shanghai Jiaotong University and East China Normal University have chosen minhang district to build their campuses. Traveling is convenient in Minhang, which is served with six metro lines and has Hongqiao International Airport and Hongqiao High-speed Railway Station in the area.

In Minhang, childhood miracles come to life

Minhang District, though an industrial area, has plenty of entertainment on offer.

Cake makers keep festival tradition alive

The Zhuanqiao steamed rice cake, a specialty of the namesake town, is being lost in modern times.

With a heart, caring for the elderly

Former the director of Huacao Town's Working Commission on Aging spent more than 5 million yuan (US$722,762) on renting and remodeling a nursing facility by herself.

Tales of China's first nuclear bomb project

Participant of China's first nuclear bomb test tells the story of those days.


They've got talent and projects to prove it

Three CEOs introduce their projects that attended this year's Shanghai Young Talent Innovation Contest.

Popular autumn festival underway

The annual Minhang Tourism Festival kicked off on September 16, with many offerings and discounts for customers.

Graduation done and dusted, now comes the really hard part

Liu Qiong, chief vocational guidance consultant for Minhang District, tries to help graduates find work as it is now a government campaign to maintain social stability.

Elevating the lifestyle of elderly and disabled in old buildings

Shanghai has issued regulations on the installation of elevators in old buildings. It has spurred residents of old housing estates in Minhang to seek to have elevators installed. 

Miniature worlds created by a deft master

A Minhang resident has created a dish garden that doesn't require watering. Some works are as small as 1 centimeter.

When a summer holiday turns into tragedy

A Minhang journalist talks about his dramatic experience in Phuket.