Songjiang


Bell tower clock chimes again after 18 years

A landmark bell tower in Xiaokunshan Town of Songjiang District that was in disrepair for 18 years is chiming again. Its bold and melodious sounds remind residents of a bygone era. The bell tower, on ...

January 11, 2022, Tuesday


Xiaokunshan brings its glorious history back to life

XIAOKUNSHAN Hill in Xiaokunshan Town stands in the southernmost part of Songjiang’s “Nine Peaks” — the Shegong, Fenghuang, Xueshan, Sheshan, Chenshan, Tianma, Jishan, Hengyun and Xiaokunshan hills. Legend ...

January 11, 2022, Tuesday


Patriotic revolutionary who promoted democracy

ZHU Jixun (1888-1927), owner of the Zhu Family Old Residence on Huayang Old Street in Songjiang, was a patriotic revolutionary who promoted democracy and progressive ideas throughout his life. Zhu studied ...

January 11, 2022, Tuesday


The leaning tower of Songjiang

Huzhu Pagoda on Tianma Hill in Songjiang District stands tall despite tilting at a 7.1 degree angle....

January 11, 2022, Tuesday


Jiangnan women in the Qing Dynasty

AN exhibition featuring lifestyles and art related to females in the Jiangnan area (regions south of the lower reaches of the Yangtze River) during the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) is taking place at Songjiang ...

January 11, 2022, Tuesday


Braised pork smells of straw fragrance

Straws collected from the autumnal rice harvest can be used to wrap fatty pork and make soy-sauce braised pork that sends out wafts of straw fragrance, a classic dish in Songjiang District....

January 11, 2022, Tuesday


Making the impossible possible

HANG Yan never thought she would one day write theatrical scripts. A farmer’s daughter and Songjiang native in Xinbang Town, the 30-year-old villager just finished her free, two-month course as an “Excellent ...

January 11, 2022, Tuesday


Pawnshop morphs into bookstore

Xu’s pawnshop at 368 Zhongshan Road W. is the only ancient pawnshop in Songjiang that has stood the test of time....

January 11, 2022, Tuesday


‘Red Culture’ set in paper-cutting

Just a pair of scissors and piece of paper are all that’s needed to create picturesque depictions of Songjiang’s scenic spots....

January 11, 2022, Tuesday


Local rehab team honored

The rehabilitation team at Chedun Town’s Health Service Center was honored as the “2021 Chinese Family Health Excellent Safeguarding Team,” the 2021 China Family Health Conference announced in Beijing ...

January 11, 2022, Tuesday




 

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