Putuo District

The column provides readers an insight into the latest achievements of Putuo District covering the fields of economy, culture, science, education, health, city infrastructure and environment. A district in downtown Shanghai, Putuo has a lot of stories to tell. By 2020, Putuo District will form the function layout of One Axis and Two Wings to complete construction of practices area and ecological zone suitable for living, innovation and businesses that concretely represent Better City and Better Life. New plans and efforts will be showcased in the column. Besides, the column also explores interesting and impressive human stories of the district.
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Communities spruce up public space amid campaign to get rid of unlawful buildings

Four subdistricts in Putuo are expected to become Shanghai's first batch of communities without illegal structures after a major crackdown.
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Curtains go up for the annual cultural and art fest

Over 200 cultural events, including concerts, exhibitions and public lectures, are taking center stage for the annual Suzhou Creek Culture and Arts Festival in Putuo District.
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Social federation turns 2

The Federation of Social Organizations in Putuo's Changshou sub-district is the first such federation at sub-district level in Shanghai.
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Putuo plays major role in Shanghai's ambition to be a global smart city

The "Putuo City Brain" is a smart system to detect and deal with dangers and potential hazards and make resident's lives easier.
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Putuo stands strong in face of typhoons

The district's authorities handled the four recent typhoons skilfully and professionally.
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Facelift provides household boost

Putuo District's plans to renovate 600,000 square meters of old residential buildings this year will provide a much-needed boost to 10,000 households in 12 communities.
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Service stations for outdoor workers

Putuo District Trade Unions are promoting a city government's campaign to provide better working conditions for outdoor workers under the ongoing heatwave.
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District aims at enhancing capability level

Putuo District is committed to become a region of innovation, humanity and ecology to match with the city's ambition to be an "excellent global city."
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Local campuses open to the public

ALL public elementary and middle schools in Putuo District have opened their campuses to citizens in an effort to further promote sports among the community.
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Taking a bus ride through Shanghai's history

Putuo elementary school pupils recently guided over 20 overseas students from East China Normal University on a bus tour of Shanghai's cultural landmarks.
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