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SORSA sets up Putuo branch

The Shanghai Overseas Returned Scholars Association (SORSA) established a Putuo branch on March 12 to provide overseas scholars and students with a bridge to the district’s economic and cultural deve...

March 15, 2019


 

Long-term care scheme eases burdens

A long-term care insurance program for senior citizens in Putuo District is relieving a heavy burden on the elderly and their families. Citizens aged 60 or over who need long-term care, no matter whe...

March 15, 2019


 

Residents bid farewell to neighbors and old housing block

The last group of 12 households left their decrepit neighborhood in Putuo District near the Suzhou Creek on Wednesday. Two blocks away, the area, formerly known as Liangwan Yizhai, or “two bays and ...

March 14, 2019


 

Another old building in Putuo village gets ‘elevated’ status

Work to add an elevator in the old residential complex of a building in Guixiang New Village of Putuo District kicked off on March 1. Encouraged by a similar successful case in the district, residents...

March 08, 2019


 

Obstacles cleared from Changzheng roads

Changzheng Town in Putuo recently launched a campaign to clear obstacles on roads to make them passable again. In January alone, more than 70 slopes set paved by store owners along the road to load an...

March 08, 2019


 

Putuo sub-district cleans up indoor building space in communities

Shiquan Sub-district in Putuo launched a campaign to clean up indoor building space in residential communities last September, especially targeting sundry items dumped in corridors to optimize the use...

March 07, 2019


 

Beloved Shanghai whales to embark on 9,000km journey to new home

Two female beluga whales performed for audience members for the last time at Changfeng Ocean World in Putuo District on Thursday, before heading for their new home in Iceland. Little White and Little...

March 01, 2019


 

Putuo community pilots ‘Health Cloud’ devices

“Health Cloud”, the city’s health service platform that links residents, doctors, medical institutions and governmental departments, has become a reality, with one of its devices being trialed in T...

February 27, 2019


 

Sight-impaired in Putuo ‘see’ Chinese movie ‘Pegasus’

Putuo residents with sight-impairment were able to “see” a latest Chinese movie with help from voluntary interpreters. “Pegasus” became the country’s first movie to be enjoyed by such a crowd abo...

February 27, 2019


 

Putuo student honored as outstanding Shanghai pupil

Lu Wenxi, a senior student at the Caoyang No. 2 High School in Putuo, was recently honored as “Shanghai’s Outstanding High School Student”. Lu has been getting good grades in her studies, but she a...

February 22, 2019