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Changfeng Park becomes more visitor-friendly

The work to improve public services in Changfeng Park, a 4A tourist attraction in Putuo District, has passed the official appraisal though some improvements will be made according to experts’ suggest...

August 16, 2017


 

Downtown flower market to lose its bloom

Covered wholesale markets selling meat, produce, fish and flowers are slowly disappearing from Shanghai as the old way of shopping succumbs to modern-day commercial trends. The doomed markets just can...

August 15, 2017


 

Bridge players descend on Putuo for national contest

The National Bridge Open was held at Shanghai International Sourcing Convention & Exhibition Center in Putuo from August 10 to 13. District Mayor Zhou Minhao opened the tournament. A total of 128 team...

August 14, 2017


 

Local temple begins annual mooncake cooking

Shanghai’s Jade Buddha Temple began cooking its vegetarian mooncake from today after the abbot and senior monks blessed the traditional Mid-autumn Festival food. Some 150 senior cookers make about 70...

August 11, 2017


 

Global Harbor offers kids a place to read

A mini library for children was opened last month in Global Harbor shopping mall and proved popular among youngsters in Putuo District. The local branch of the Communist Youth League donated 100 books...

August 10, 2017


 

Putuo mall offers husband dens for bored males taken shopping

It's a familiar scene in malls. Women drag their husbands and boyfriends along on shopping trips, only to have the men grow bored and wish they were somewhere else, anywhere else. The Global Harbor Ma...

August 08, 2017


 

M50 Innovation Park draws crowds to art fair

An art fair attracted many young people to the riverside M50 Innovation Park in Putuo last week. Booths and stands sold graphic designs, movie posters, art books, fashion accessories, and other creati...

August 04, 2017


 

NBA player teaches amateurs in Putuo stadium

NBA star Jeremy Lin from New York showed up at the Putuo District Sports Center on Monday to teach local amateurs how to improve their basketball skills. Lin was invited by the organizer of the Shangh...

August 03, 2017


 

Tech transfers up 11% to 64m yuan in first half

Technology transactions by Putuo companies totaled 64 million (US$9.5 million) yuan in the first half of 2017, a rise of 11 percent year-on-year, district officials said. Fifty-five contracts were sig...

August 01, 2017


 

Putuo team excels in Global Natural History Day Challenge

Putuo students gave a performance in Chongqing, western China, where the 2017 Global Natural History Day Challenge took place on Monday. The theme of this year’s event is “Nature: From Micro to Macr...

July 28, 2017