Jiang Xinhua

Feature Reporter

2018 Ironman 70.3 held on Chongming Island

The 2018 Ironman 70.3 Shanghai Chongming Station was held at Mingzhu Lake Park on Chongming Island on Sunday, with more than 1,290 athletes participating. 

Breathing easy in the greenery across the river

The 2018 Shanghai Chongming Eco-island International Forum was held in Chongming. Experts from home and abroad gathered to hammer out a development strategy for the district.

New 'green rice' using crayfish, frogs and ducks

This harvest season, the Chongming government is releasing the first crop of its new hybrid rice from its own 6.7-square-kilometer organic farm.

Showing off the treasures of Lishui

Lishui (Beautiful Water) is just two and a half hours from Shanghai by train and offers a wealth of scenery and history.

Mall makeover: more than mere shopping

Malls are no longer simply about shopping. Designers are increasingly focusing on giving customers a broader experience – from rooftop farmhouses to concerts and lifestyle centers.

Bright Garden visitor center now open

Bright Garden will be open next year. It is an ecological complex featuring farm vacation and experience. The highlight is flower sea of lavenders, rape flowers and sunflowers.

Artists add cultural flourish to development of an eco-island

Residents of the concrete jungle who are looking for a green alternative lifestyle are finding Chongming Island a perfect place to live and work.

Traveling Frog exhibition

The Japanese mobile game "Tabi Kaeru," or "Traveling Frog" in English's exhibition opens its door. You can explore Traveling Frog's home and purchase postcards related to the game. 

Island of dreams for top cyclists

The natural beauty of Chongming Island proved an ideal setting as the elite of women's cycling raced to the finish line in the 2018 UCI Women's World Tour. 

Island embraces the concept of eco-tourism

Shanghai aims to turn Chongming Island into a world-class destination for eco-tourism. A spirit of greenness and an emphasis on the natural environment is already taking hold.