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Lotus festival celebrates exotic and ecological art

THE 2nd Lotus Culture and Art Festival and photography contest will run through until October 30 in Chongming. This year’s festival is centered around the theme of “Lotus in Xisha, Beauty in Chongming.” ...

July 22, 2017, Saturday

Summer classes where kids can flourish

THE Youth League Committee of Putuo and the district’s community service centers are offering primary school students a range of summer classes to help provide children with fun and safe experiences and ...

July 15, 2017, Saturday

A harmonious urban village habitat

A footpath is being built along a narrow river in Zhenru Town. On the other side, a section of wall has been torn down to make way for the waterfront thoroughfare. Hence the residential quarter behind ...

July 15, 2017, Saturday

Enjoy a Happy Farm-er’s life experience

EMBEDDED in a tranquil and scenic garden in Hezhong Village, Happy Farm gives a twist to the traditional nongjiale (happy farmer’s life) on Chongming Island. Covering an area of more than 133,333 square ...

July 15, 2017, Saturday

Eco-friendly Chongming Island bets big on sports

THE Tour of Chongming Island, a key race of the UCI Women’s World Tour calendar, is not the only sporting event on the island, which prides itself as a venue for all ecological related activities. A ...

May 20, 2017, Saturday

Baoshan forges ahead with Internet industry plans

BAOSHAN District government joined hands with the Internet Society of China to unveil the Shanghai Internet Industry Development Center last week. This marks the latest effort by the Baoshan government ...

December 18, 2015, Friday

Spring has sprung in Jinshan’s giant garden

IT’S that magical time of year when nature comes alive again. For urban day-trippers, it’s time to shake off the torpor of winter and embrace the exuberance of springtime. And what better place than Jinshan ...

March 28, 2015, Saturday

Go pick ‘em: Strawberries in dead of winter

It may be the dead of winter, but luscious strawberries straight from the greenhouse are ripe and ready for visitors to the Jinshan Strawberry Festival, which runs through March 8....

January 10, 2015, Saturday

A passion to recreate most iconic architecture

WITH simple tools, Zhang Huifang has created his kingdom in cards during the last decade. Stepping into the small living room of his home in the Pudong New Area is like embarking on a tour of remarkable ...

December 6, 2014, Saturday

Embarking on cultural heritage preservation

THE Pudong New Area has much more to offer than skyscrapers, fancy shopping malls and great views of the city. The district boasts 48 intangible culture heritage projects — the most in Shanghai. They ...

October 31, 2014, Friday


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