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Charm and a bright future abound in picturesque rural town

Maogang Town, only one hour’s drive from downtown Shanghai, is a world apart from urban hustle and bustle.The town, which comprises 1,133 hectares of forests and 1,533 hectares of farmland,...

September 23, 2014, Tuesday

Net income dries up as fish stocks are depleted

He hauls in a giant net from the river, depositing a jumble of flopping fish in his boat. But for Gu A’ta, the plentiful catch is nothing but bittersweet memory. The 66-year old Songjiang native,...

September 23, 2014, Tuesday

Strike up the band! It’s festival season

THE annual Songjiang Tourism and Shopping Festival, a major highlight of the autumn season, is in its full swing with something to delight every interest. It’s part of the Shanghai International Tourism ...

September 23, 2014, Tuesday

Flower power in wine, cuisine and herbal remedies

Autumn is the season of the golden osmanthus, a favorite Chinese garden flower with an intense sweet fragrance. Osmanthus is a genus of about 30 species belonging to the Oleaceae family. The plant,...

September 23, 2014, Tuesday

No end of delights in a famous garden

The Shanghai Chenshan Botanic Garden in Songjiang, with 10,000 plant species over its 207 hectares, is not only the biggest park of its kind in East China but also perhaps one of its best....

September 23, 2014, Tuesday

Ancient hero is honored with bowls of soy milk

As commemorations go, a recent event in Fangta Park looked a bit out of the ordinary. Two thousand bowls of soybean milk and deep-...

September 23, 2014, Tuesday

Two towns get priority status

Chedun and Sijing were recently designated “national key towns” by the China’s Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development. That means they will receive priority in government planning....

September 23, 2014, Tuesday

Tsingtao reuses fermentation gas

China Tsingtao Beer’s Songjiang factory is recycling 3,000 tons of carbon dioxide from the fermentation process, using it to improve the brew’s flavor, prevent oxidation and extend product shelf life....

September 23, 2014, Tuesday

Industry waste spins profit for recycling firm

Songjiang is forging ahead with plans to become a Yangtze River Delta center for recycling industrial materials. In 2011,...

September 23, 2014, Tuesday

School’s in! Vendors sigh with relief

Songjiang University Town has returned to life as classes resume after the two-month summer holiday. Snack shops, bike repair businesses, convenience stores, restaurants,...

September 23, 2014, Tuesday


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