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He Xinglong, a rural doctor from Shanxi, received an award from the National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC) and China Central Television (CCTV) on March 16, for his devotion to medical work in rural areas.
An ancient Chinese Buddhist statue from Yungang Grottoes in Shanxi province was exhibited at the Asia Week New York event on March 9, which has drawn much attention across the city.
Pingyao will be sited as a training base to teach people to sculpt clay, a traditional Chinese craft which needs to be preserved and kept alive for future generations.
Eight girls living in the school's No 236 dormitory founded the Kindness Fund to help people in need by selling wastepaper and plastic bottles.
A volunteer cycling group set out from Guantou village, an old revolutionary base area in Taiyuan, capital of Shanxi province on March 20.
Pingyao, a town with a history of 2,700 years, in Shanxi province, will hold the Pingyao Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon International Film Festival from Oct 19 to 26.
The small town of Haizhou in Shanxi province is home to China's largest temple in honor of Guan Yu, a legend warrior symbolizing fidelity and uprightness.
Various scientific activities have been held in Shanxi province to popularize science among the young.
A high school student delegation from the United States showcased American music and experienced the historical charms of Shanxi during a visit to the province in North China from March 13 to 15.
People in Taiyuan city in North China's Shanxi province, will soon be able to go back in time, with efforts to rebuild a county to resemble what it would have been like in the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644AD) well underway.