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  • Beauty of Xuhui: Building Best Service for CIIE

    The first China International Import Expo (CIIE) is to be launched in 100 days; on the afternoon of July 30th, "Beauty in Xuhui: A District Full of Care” and the Discovery of the Best Service Window event was held at Liang Space and Zhongshuge Bookstore, both of which were once rated as a “Most Beautiful Bookstore”. This is the third themed activity on CIIE by Xuhui following the Import Expo, held in Xuhui District, following the "Xuhui Commitment" in May and the "Window of Civilization: Embracing the Import Expo" in June. More than 100 people participated in the activity, including representatives from the Shanghai General Office of Civilization, Shanghai Municipal Commission of Commerce, commissions, offices and bureaus in Xuhui, senior officials from sub-districts and towns, staff members from windows in service industries and members of volunteer teams. At the event the “Discovery of the Best Service Window” was officially launched, to mobilize all people in service windows in the region to actively prepare for the CIIE and better meet the demands of Chinese and foreign guests. Artist Song Huaiqiang led the grassroots window service staff to perform original poem "Kindness, Beauty and Discovery in Xuhui" to fully demonstrate their style. The comedy "Faster and More Convenient" reflects Xuhui's pioneering test on "Internet + Government Affairs" and strict punishment in the "Traffic Remediation", which triggered a strong resonance among the citizens. During the event, the model traffic police actively responded to the voices of the people and advocated civilized travel. Also, the staff of the administrative service center teamed up with intelligent robots to vividly introduce the Xuhui paradigm of the government service “On One Single Platform”. Ten window service units were awarded the honorary title of “The Best Service Window” in Xuhui District. In 2017, Xuhui District was awarded the National Civilized City. Nowadays, Xuhui, which brings together historical heritage of Longhua, and cultural preservation of Xujiahui and the latest development of the West Bund, is welcoming the arrival of CIIE with the highest standards, the strongest expression, the most appropriate action, the best image and the best reputation. As the busiest hub for transportation, the Shanghai South Railway Station relies on the “Xinshang” Leifeng Service Station to serve thousands of passengers, and has equipped specialists at major service posts to provide bilingual services to facilitate domestic and foreign travelers. 60 civilization guides from the Xujiahui business district have also been fully employed to improve service and enhance the “Shanghai shopping” experience. In the meantime, the Xuhui Food and Drug Supervision departments have made every effort to facilitate the comprehensive management of unlicensed food business, and vigorously promote the creation of credible restaurants and trustworthy supermarkets.(Source: Xuhui General Office of Civilization; photograph by Zhu Liang)

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  • Xuhui Riverside Area Launches 1st Runner Volunteer Team

    Relics of phased-out sites and high tower cranes in Xuhui Riverside Area revealed its previous glory as the busiest industrial wharf and the best airport in East Asia. Nowadays, it is a waterfront venue where the public enjoy everyday life and a great run. Upon the completion of projects spanning both banks of Huangpu River, Xuhui Riverside Area has become an ideal place for runners and nicknamed as “the most enjoyable running venue”, with luxuriant trees, fragrance of flowers, and birds’ tweets. It is a delightful experience to run along the riverside in summer nights, with lamps dotting the bunds and frequent breezes. To improve residents and visitors' experience in the area, encourage volunteer spirit and enhance Xuhui's achievements as a national civilized district by involving runners in related efforts. Xuhui District’s Spiritual Civilization Development Steering Commission Office, Xuhui Public Security Comprehensive Management Commission Office, Riverside Administration Committee and Adidas Runbase recruited the 1st batch of 50 runners to form a volunteer team. On the morning of Jul. 21, 2018, the kick-off ceremony for the volunteer program “Riverside Run Experience” was held in the area's Adidas Runbase. Officials from Shanghai Spiritual Civilization Development Steering Commission Office, district governmental officials, the head of Shanghai West Bund Group, and representatives of runner, security and safety volunteers attended the ceremony. At the ceremony, 21 runner volunteers in running gears took a vow that they will the advocator of civilized sprit by protecting the environment and facilities, abiding rules, and helping each other. Civilized Behavior Convention for Residents and Visitors in Xuhui Riverside Area and Eight Don’ts were released to guide residents and visitors in public space protection, which will be instrumental to the upcoming AI World 2018· West Bund Summit and the 1st China International Import Expo. As the first 24/7 charity run-base in China, Adidas Runbase has been providing free lockers, changing and resting, emergency, running tips and other services since its official opening in the area. At the opening ceremony, Jiang Ming, the deputy director of Shanghai Spiritual Civilization Development Steering Commission Office awarded "district volunteer base" to the runbase, which will serve as the platform for volunteer programs, facilitate routine operations and volunteer-related functions, namely recruiting, exchange, services, exhibition and contact.(source: Xuhui District's Spiritual Civilization Development Steering Commission Office; photographer: Zhu Liang)

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  • 19th “Happy Summer in Metro” Opening Ceremony Held Recently

    On July 13, the 19th “Happy Summer in Metro” Opening Ceremony was held in Xujiahui Metro City. Zhou Chenwei Deputy Director of Xuhui District Committee Propaganda Department and Director of District Civilization Office, Wang Liyun Secretary of District Education Party Work Committee, etc attended the opening ceremony. “Happy Summer in Metro” as a traditional public welfare brand activity in the district, attracts hundreds of thousands of young people to the event every summer vacation. This year, the “Happy Summer in Metro” event will enhance the public welfare effect, and meticulously design the Children’s Public Summer Movie Session, Theater Above Parent-Child Drama, Little Musician and other public welfare activities for a large number of minor children; besides, such activities as Trendy Market, Youth Singing Competition, Player E-Sports, Magic Salon will deliver a joyful feast to youngsters. At the ceremony, Metro City donated Metro Scholarship of RMB100,000 to the Xuhui District Education Foundation, to assist hundreds of Xuhui District students with excellent academic performance but in poor families. Theater Above donated 900 children tickets to the laborers struggling in workplace under high temperature and their families. The Launching Ceremony of “Little Musician” Charity Project was held concurrently. (Source: Xuhui Education News Center Reporter: Zheng Yajie)

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  • Summer Care Offers Special Courses

    On July 2nd, Xujiahui Sub-district, following five consecutive summer care sessions, joined hands with Huishi Primary School and Xuhui Youth Education Development Center to hold the 2018 Xujiahui “Love Summer Care” session to serve and solve problems of community residents and regional units. According to a senior official for the summer care class, this year's program has two sessions, each of which will recruit 240 students in three classes. The Xujiahui Youth League Work Committee, through integrating the regional organization platforms, has actively gathered rich resources of regional units such as the Observatory, Meteorological Bureau, the Shanghai Film Group, eastday.com and Agricultural Bank of China, to set up a team of regional youth volunteer lecturers for special courses. In addition to the courses by 7 institutions such as the meteorological science, small observers of the Eastday, and the small bankers of the Agricultural Bank, the summer class also offers Shanghai language classes, mental health courses for minors, and small party classes by five old lecturers. The curriculum not only inherits the traditional culture, but also enriches the children's summer life. It is worth mentioning that this year, the security work of the summer care class has been greatly enhanced, and the mechanism of pick-up and drop-off on special cards is more strictly implemented. The Xujiahui Police Station has specially sent staff during the opening and closing hours of the school, while street monitoring and grid center give real-time information. In addition, resident volunteers and parent volunteers are organized to take turns to participate in safeguarding the class to protect students' safety during the summer vacation.(Source: xuhuibao.com Reported by: Lu Xiang)

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  • Xuhui District Held 2018 “Safety Production Month” Event

    Recently, the 2018 Xuhui District “Safety Production Month” event was held in Xujiahui Park. This event was organized by the District Safety Production Committee, sponsored by the District Administration of Work Safety and Xujiahui Sub-district, co-sponsored by the District People’s Government Office, District Construction & Transportation Commission, District Administration for Market Regulation, District Civil Defense Office and District Fire Brigade. District Vice Governor and District Safety Committee Deputy Director Yan Bo attended the meeting. The Awarding Ceremony for Safety Production Promotion Education Blackboard Newspaper Making Competition co-organized by the District Safety Production Committee Office and the State-owned Assets Supervision & Administration Commission was held, before the event started. Yan Bo and leaders from the Committee Office Administration and Sub-district attending the event presented prizes for 14 outstanding blackboard newspaper works of the street town and group. District Administration of Work Safety, Construction & Transportation Commission, Administration for Market Regulation, Civil Defense Office, Fire Brigade and Xujiahui Sub-district set up consultation service desk at the event site, placed billboard to promote safety production, construction safety, special equipment safety, underground space safety, fire safety, community safety and other safety knowledge closely associated with production and life to the masses, answered questions on policies and laws, and sent out more than 5,000 copies of promotional materials such as leaflets, folding pages, knowledge manuals and warning CDs on the spot.(Source: xuhuibao.com, Author: Gu Zhenhua)

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