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.
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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. 
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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.
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When a summer holiday turns into tragedy

A Minhang journalist talks about his dramatic experience in Phuket.
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Watch the birdie! A sport takes flight

Former badminton player introduce the sport into schools.
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Far from home, volunteers fight poverty

Minhang has spent about 120 million yuan (US$16 million) on poverty programs in Yunnan as part of national efforts to get wealthy areas to help poorer regions.
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Helping the autistic lead more normal lives

When other parents may dream of their children being accepted to Tsinghua University, Zhang Canhong, mother of an autistic child, wishes her boy can manage by himself one day.
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Breaking into cold sweat at the North Pole

A father and his daughter from Minhang attended perhaps the coolest marathon in the world, North Pole marathon.
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New B&B area to serve rural park

 A resort area with accommodation and dining tuned to the local rural lifestyle will greet visitors in August.
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A jade master's work dominates exhibition

Some of Zhai Yiwei, a jade carving master's works were exhibited in Minhang.
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Our beloved town: read all about it

Meilong Town published a book about private hobby collections that include everything from matches to badges. It's part of the series that chronicles the life of the town. 
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