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January:                              equipment in the homes of 300         April:
                                      disabled citizens.
The 鈥渢wo sessions鈥?                                                         New shopping mall
   The 鈥渢wo sessions鈥?of district     River cleanup                            Fengshengli opened to offer
lawmakers and political advisers                                            shopaholics something different
were held to discuss the govern-         Jing鈥檃n Party Chief An Lusheng     from usual shopping malls.
ment鈥檚 policies and agenda for        and Director Lu Xiaodong were
the year.                             named 鈥渞iver chiefs,鈥?with the           The shikumen-style archi-
                                      responsibility of monitoring and      tecture added a cultural touch
   Among the goals adopted            protecting water quality.             reminiscent of the Xintiandi area.
were:                                                                       A 105-year-old historical building
                                         It was the first time that the     at the site was renovated, using
   1. Overhaul of 656,000 square      performance of leading officials      as many original components
meters of public housing estates      was tied to river quality, with       as possible. Modern steel beams
                                      penalties for failure to deliver      added structural support. Nine
   2.Upgrading of 141 roads, with     up to standards.                      other red-brick building were
potholes filled, street trees plant-                                        replicas. They house chains like
ed, streetlights replaced, illegal       A massive cleanup campaign of      Hard Rock Cafe and Goose Island
stalls removed and shop fronts        Jing鈥檃n waterways covering near-      Brewhouse.
brought up to standard                ly 28 kilometers was undertaken.
                                      Jerrybuilt illegal structures were    May:
   3.Installation of 40,000 fire      demolished on riverbanks and
alarms in homes of 20,000 fami-       fetid waterways were purified         World brain center
lies living in older complexes        using new eco-friendly systems.
                                      Floating 鈥渆cological islands鈥?were       Shibei High Technology Park
   4.Establishment of five monitor-   created to absorb nitrogen and        prided itself on becoming a new
ing sites for 24-hour surveillance    phosphorous.                          adjunct of the Silicon Valley,
of water quality                                                            with the launch of its American
                                         Greenbelt areas built along riv-   Innovation Center at Stanford
   5.Construction of three new        ers offer residents a place to get    University. The facility aims to
wet markets and the installa-         out and enjoy nature, do sports       create a channel for cross-border
tion of three vegetable vending       and plan family outings.              incubation, cooperation, technol-
machines                                                                    ogy transfer and talent exchange,
                                      March:                                with cutting-edge technologies.
   6.Construction of two commu-       Tulip extravaganza
nity-based comprehensive care                                                  Meanwhile, 136 foreign en-
centers for the elderly, with free       Jing鈥檃n brimmed with spring        trepreneurs competed for
services provided to 2,000 seniors    as more than two million tulips       recognition in the Puxi division
unable to care for themselves         came into bloom in Daning Park.       of the 鈥淪tartup in Shanghai鈥?                                      Blanketing an area about six foot-    International Innovation and En-
   7.Assistance in employment         balls fields, more than 15 different  trepreneurship Competition.
search for 1,800 underprivileged      species of the flowers created a
people and 590 jobless youth, and     carpet of vibrant color. The array       Their ideas covered concepts
subsidies for 800 start-ups           included rare purple booms, often     like co-working spaces, modern
                                      called 鈥渂lack tulips.鈥?               public restrooms, online life
   8.Purchase of health insurance                                           guides for business travelers and
for 130,000 members of labor                                                artificial intelligence assistance
unions                                                                      for tennis players.

   9.Construction of 10 neighbor-
hood cultural centers and two
24-hour libraries, and completion
of three fitness trial projects and
a new football stadium

   10.Installation of handicapped

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