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Minhang


Clippety do-dah at the cutting edge

Hair stylists compete in a Jiangchuan contest to see who can create the best hairdo for the models in their chairs in 45 minutes. Some 28 stylists from 27 salons in the area participated in the...

September 23, 2014, Tuesday


Seeing Chinese life from the inside

The best way to absorb a new culture is to live with a local family. The Minhang campus of Shanghai Jiao Tong University is making that possible for foreign students in a homestay program begun this semester...

September 23, 2014, Tuesday


Finding new space in the people-to-people world

Too many young people today are couch potatoes who rely on the Internet for their social lives....

September 23, 2014, Tuesday


Academic brain + business acumen = clean buses

It’s sometimes said that academics make poor businessmen because they don’t know how to apply their research to practical use. Chen Jie is a man who puts lie to that notion....

September 23, 2014, Tuesday


Whiff in the air: nature’s perfume heralds autumn

You don’t need a calendar to know when it’s September and October in Shanghai. You need only sniff the air around you.That unmistakable whiff is the fragrance of osmanthus, a small,...

September 23, 2014, Tuesday


Breakfast is porridge on the street

A nonprofit volunteer group in Minhang has been offering free cups of hot congee every morning to office workers too busy for breakfast and to homeless or other poor people who can’t afford the meal....

September 23, 2014, Tuesday


Regional taxi fares set to rise

Minhang District will increase regional taxi fares, beginning next month. The daytime base rate will remain unchanged, but the additional fare after 10 kilometers will rise to 3.1 yuan (50 US cents)...

September 23, 2014, Tuesday


‘Glass girl’ shatters obstacles of life

Minhang resident Lu Haiying is affectionately called the “the glass girl” by people close to her. She suffers from Lobstein’s syndrome, a congenital disease that makes her bones brittle....

September 23, 2014, Tuesday


Accent on entertainment this holiday

The Shanghai Tourism Festival and Shanghai Shopping Festival are back in town, and Minhang is pulling out all the stops to make its part of the gala annual events fun and memorable for visitors....

September 23, 2014, Tuesday


Anyone for tennis? Shanghai Masters holds court

The Shanghai Rolex ATP World Tour Masters 1000 returns to Minhang from October 4-12. It’s an event that has brought both economic rewards and high-profile prestige to the district. It also creates a lively ...

September 23, 2014, Tuesday




 

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