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A group of 44 teachers from Shanxi province will head for Chinese language schools in Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines after a short-term training course that started on April 18.
Nearly 20 years after being stolen, a 1,300-year-old stone Buddhist pagoda body has been returned to its home of northern Shanxi province with the best wishes from pilgrims across the Taiwan Straits, officials said Sunday.
The World Wheaten Foods Conference, a food program of Shanxi Satellite TV, was launched in Taiyuan, capital of Shanxi province, on April 13 to promote the reputation of Shanxi's wheaten foods.
A documentary tracing the origins of the Qingming Festival, or Tomb-sweeping Day, to a group of villages in Shanxi province's Jiexiu county finished shooting on April 5.
Day care centers for the elderly have been set up throughout Wenxi county in Shanxi province to provide a better social life for the elderly.
Luo Huining, Party secretary of Shanxi province, met a Thai delegation led by Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn on April 9, to discuss economic and cultural collaboration between Shanxi and Thailand.
KOKI, a short film named created by Wang Shuyang, a 25-year-old woman from Taiyuan, the capital of Shanxi province, will be shown at the Cannes Film Festival this May.
A mountain bike race attracting some 200 cyclists took place at Mianshan Mountain on April 3 as a part of a tourism and culture festival in Jiexiu county, Shanxi province.
The government of Shanxi province will enact a "green card" policy to create a more friendly and attractive working and living environment for high-level professionals.
Increasing numbers of residents in Taiyuan, the capital city of Shanxi province, have been adopting ecofriendly ways to remember the dead during the annual period to honor deceased relatives from March 31 to April 4.