Summer is alive and kicking around Minhang District
Festival aims to get shoppers spending
Garden of emotions
News in Brief
New eSports venue
Shanghai International NCC & E-Sports Center will set up a shot in the Hongqiao area. The project, invested by Guangzhou Super Gen Investment Co Ltd, the parent company of the well-known Chinese eSports club EDG, will be one of the largest single investment projects in the global eSports industry and become a new mecca for eSports fans.
The dream is alive
A new shopping complex, Dream Gala, is expected to open next May in Meilong Town. In addition to entertainment, shopping and dining, it will feature Shanghai's first "sky oceanarium" with more than 300 different marine animals and related activities.
Global R&D center
Xinzhuang-based Shanghai Amphenol Airwave Communication Electronics Co Ltd has recently been recognized as a global research and development center by Shanghai Commerce Commission, becoming the first of its sort in Minhang and the eighth in Shanghai. Down the ride, the foreign-funded company will carry out global R&D operations in areas such as wireless terminals.
Relief from the heat
The scorching weather has been a major challenge for pandemic-prevention workers. Minhang neighborhood committees have provided heat relief in the way of cold drinks, ice bricks, ice bags and other cooling materials.
Jiatong Summer Park, a major industrial project in southern Minhang, has accelerated construction to minimize the impact of the COVID-19 resurgence and is expected to wrap up by 2025. The creative park will be another science and innovation landmark in the neoBay startup community.
On July 28, a China-Europe freight train "Shanghai Express" set out from Minhang Station embarking on its maiden trip to the central European areas. The train, carrying 50 containers loaded with home appliances, building materials and food including Chinese tea, will travel two weeks before arriving in the terminals at Almaty of Kazakhstan and Tashkent of Uzbekistan.
Located in the Xinzhuang Business District, the Pingjin Center, a new commercial project with a total construction area of 120,000 square meters, is in the final stages of construction and expected to complete by the end of this year. Tenants will include well-known coffee brands and international supermarket chains.
A youthful take on art
more than 600 works created by 250-plus young artists from across the country are showcased at the 2022 National Youth Art Invitation Exhibition in Minhang's Haipai Museum.
This year, Minhang will add 120 hectares of greenland, 45 kilometers of green walkways, 30 community mini parks, among other greenery programs, according to the district's greenery authority.
To meet the city's COVID-19 control and prevention requirements, this year's mutton festival on Qibao Old Street, reflecting the Shanghai tradition of eating mutton and drinking liquor on dog days of summer, is held online. People can order mutton or liquor online from local restaurants.
After implementing pandemic prevention measures, the Junlian Sports Center reopened this month. The center is equipped with a constant-temperature swimming pool, yoga room, multifunctional hall and other facilities.