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Dragon Boat Festival is a time to celebrate and have family fun for all

DRAGON Boat Festival, which falls on the fifth day of the fifth month of the Chinese lunar calendar — May 30 this year — is one of the four most important traditional holidays in China. This festival ...

June 3, 2017, Saturday

Picturing an even brighter future for Chongming

FROM tomorrow to January 22, photos from the “Sky Eyes, Chongming Record” photography contest will be on display at Shanghai Library. The exhibition features over 900 photos — including the contest’s ...

January 13, 2017, Friday

Chongming made safer for winged visitors

CHONGMING has long been a stopping-point for a variety of migrating avian species, and just last month the island district announced plans to strengthen measures against illegal hunting of wild animals, ...

December 16, 2016, Friday

Luhua Town a paradise for weekend visitors

PICTURESQUE scenery, seasonal delicacies and food festivals make Chongming Island a great weekend getaway for Shanghai foodies. Luhua Town in the southwest part of the island, which is the third largest ...

October 15, 2016, Saturday

Lotus flower festival to charm all senses

THE first Shanghai Lotus Culture and Art Festival and Photography Contest will run through October 25 at Shanghai Chongming Lotus Garden. Covering an area of 560 hectares, the garden features more than ...

July 8, 2016, Friday

‘Eco-island’ perfect for outdoor fun

THE Tour of Chongming Island, a key race on the new UCI Women’s World Tour, was back for its 14th year earlier this month. The three-day stage-race event was held from May 6 to 8 and attracted 18 of the ...

May 27, 2016, Friday

Island a ‘paradise’ for outdoor sports enthusiasts

PAST Tour of Chongming winners under the former World-Cup classification system include Italy’s Giorgia Bronzini, Kirsten Wild of the Netherlands and Shelley Olds of the US. This year’s race is the seventh ...

May 6, 2016, Friday

The perfect place to retreat, any time of year

WITH its serene wetlands, calm lakes and quiet villages, Shanghai’s Chongming Island has much to impress nature lovers and outdoor sports enthusiasts. Efforts to develop the island into a tourism hot ...

January 8, 2016, Friday

Paradise for outdoor sports lovers

LAST month, nearly 5,000 runners took part in the half-marathon, 8km health-run and 2.5km family-run which kicked off at the gate of Dongping National Forest Park on Chongming Island. With a race route ...

November 20, 2015, Friday

Food and festivals abound on eco-friendly island

CHONGMING freshwater crab Once dismissed because of their small size, the freshwater crabs from Chongming Island hitting the market these days have grown in size over recent years, much to the delight ...

November 20, 2015, Friday


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