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Fengxian holds the city's first liquor-making festival

Nov 2, 2018

Shanghai's first liquor brewing festival was held on October 19 and 20 in Fengxian. Altogether 20,000 residents were invited to tour a local winery. Shanghai Shenxian Winery, a Fengxian-based liquor enterprise with...


Nine Tree Shanghai Future Art Center to open in Fengxian in August next year

Oct 31, 2018

Nine Tree Shanghai Future Art Center, one of the city's major infrastructure projects this year, is taking shape at Fengpu Avenue in Fengxian. The first phase of the structure, taking up an area of more than 70,000...


Life's a beach for wakeboard athletes

Oct 22, 2018 | By Hu Min

The 2018 IWWF Shanghai Cableski and Cable Wakeboard World Cup kicked off at the Bihaijinsha (Blue Sea and Golden Sand) Beach in Fengxian District on Monday, gathering more than 50 top wakeboard athletes from home and abroad. The competition consists of two items, wakeboard and jump. Athletes from 25 countries and regions are competing at the Bihaijinsha Cable Park on Monday and Tuesday. The competition, established in 2004, has taken place in countries such as France, England, Russia and Qatar, and it is the fourth time the beach resort has hosted the game. The beach operator said the event provides a sports feast for tourists and promotes the integrated development of sports games and leisure tourism.


Fengxian makes news for Belt and Road reporters

Oct 20, 2018 | By Yang Jian

Reporters from 22 Chinese media organizations from 16 countries along China’s Belt and Road Initiative visited Fengxian District on Friday. Newspapers, including the Harian Xin Bao Indonesia, Thailand's Sing Sian Yer Pao Daily News and the New Zealand Messenger, had been invited to report on the industry, urban life and culture of the southern outskirt district. Zhuang Mudi, Fengxian's Party secretary, outlined the district's history and latest developments, in particular its contributions to Shanghai's development during 40 years of reform and opening up. The district launched the initial reform on collective ownership of land in the 1980s, as well as building the city's first locally financed cross-river bridge over the Huangpu River in 1995. Today, Fengxian contributes daily tax revenues of 230 million yuan (US$33 million), Zhuang said. The reporters and media representatives later visited farmland in Zhelin Town's Yinglong Village, the Oriental Beauty Valley industrial development as well as Shanghai Fish Lake, also known as Jinhai Lake, which will become the city's largest artificial lake covering 8.74 square kilometers. A number of the city's heritage skills were also shown to the reporters at Qingcun Town, which features a street dating back to the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911).


All aboard as waiting time cut

Oct 18, 2018 | By Xu Lingchao

Six-carriage trains are set to begin trial operations on Metro Line 5 from Saturday between Xinzhuang Station to Dongchuan Road Station reducing the wait time.  This is thanks to the second phase of the upgrading of the signal system which is part of the construction of the south extension of the line, said Shanghai Shentong Metro Group. The waiting time between Xinzhuang and Dongchuan Road stations during rush hours on work days will be reduced to four minutes from four and a half minutes. Four-carriage trains will continue operating from Dongchuan Road Station to the Minhang Development Zone Station.  Passengers will need to transfer. From Saturday, the first trains of Line 5 will depart from Xinzhuang Station and Minhang Development Zone Station at 5:50am, ten minutes earlier than before.  The departure times of the last trains from Dongchuan Road Station will also be changed. The last to Xinzhuang Station will leave at 10:23pm. The last to Minhang Development Zone Station will leave at 10:51pm. The south extension of Line 5, which will make it the only line to operate in Fengxian District, is due to open by the end of the year.


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