Haidian district of Beijing has successfully completed the first stage of establishing its regional health alliance as part of its efforts to deepen the reform of healthcare system.
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Haidian leads the way in restructuring schools across the district. It has integrated 24 primary and middle schools throughout 2014, and established four schools that offer nine-year education.
Beijing's Chaoyang district plans to phase out 367 self-supply wells with utility water pipes in the eastern and part of the northern sections of the district, which will reduce the exploitation of 10 million cubic meters of underground water.
Beijing's Xicheng district published its scheme for the latest round of educational reform at the Fifth Session of the 15th People's Congress in Xicheng district on Jan 13.
Haidian's 22 community neighborhoods raised 220 million yuan ($35 million) last year and completed 722 projects for 516 communities.
This year, Beijing's Chaoyang district is to promote the usage of clean energy in public heating systems, replacing all coal-fired boilers by the end of 2015, according to the district's environmental authority.
Beijing issued its first smog alert of 2015 on Tuesday, with the PM2.5 index passing the 200 level.
A wholesale market in downtown Beijing has closed and is expected to move to neighboring Hebei Province in a move to reduce traffic congestion and population density in the capital.
Beijing has closed private clubs in two historic temples as part of China's mass-line campaign and anti-extravagance efforts, authorities announced on Monday.