Dis­tricts tophase­out coal-fired­heat­ing

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Beijing’sXicheng dis­trict and Dongcheng dis­trict will bid farewell to smoky coal-fu­eled stoves by the end of the year, the Beijing En­vi­ron­men­tal Pro­tec­tion Bureau said on Tues­day. The last nine coal sales venues in the two dis­tricts will be closed. progress in aero­space, me­dia re­ported onWed­nes­day. The items, in­clud­ing a 100-yuan bank note and a 10-yuan coin, mark China’s aero­space achieve­ments over the past fewdecades. Chi­nese res­i­dents can make reser­va­tions un­der their real names to make pur­chases fromNov 10 to 25. crack­down, au­thor­i­ties an­nounced onWed­nes­day. Po­lice seized 22 ivory items weigh­ing more than 13 kg in Lichuan county last Novem­ber and traced the case to seven prov­inces, in­clud­ing Fu­jian, Hu­nan and Guang­dong, over the past year. They dis­man­tled an il­le­gal smug­gling chain that in­cluded pro­cess­ing and trad­ing oper­a­tions. The owner of an ivory pro­cess­ing fac­tory was ar­rested in Fu­jian and more than 500 kg of ivory and ivory prod­ucts were seized at the fac­tory.

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