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Chinese county spending big on cultural industry

2015-01-28

The government of Pingyao county, Shanxi province, has called for the allocation of 10-million yuan ($ 1.6 million) for a fund for culture industry development.

Pingyao Chinese New Year wishes go online

2015-01-28

Pingyao county, in Shanxi province has plans to collect Spring Festival wishes on its account with Weibo, a Chinese "twitter-style" site, Jan 22 - Feb 5, complete with awards for the best.

China's greatest place to take a driving tour

2015-01-22

The list of Top 36 driving tours for 2014 is just announced, with Pingyao county, in Shanxi province, taking first place in the short driving trip category.

Enjoy Pingyao and have fun in one of the Top 10 old towns

2015-01-22

Pingyao county, one of China's best preserved historical counties, is an outstanding example of Han life in the Ming and Qing Dynasties, with an extraordinary culture, economy and religion.

Must-dos on your winter tour in Pingyao

2015-01-22

Here is a list of things that you can do in touring Pingyao in winter.

Lacquer ware specialists display their artistic skills

2015-01-22

Annual lacquer ware skills competition was held last year, where many craftsmen came together to show their talent.

New archeological findings in 2014 unveiled

2015-01-21

Six key findings in archeology in 2014.

Enforce law to ensure workers get paid timely

2015-01-21

Just a few weeks after a female migrant worker died in Shanxi province after her hair was trampled upon by police, a 13-year-old girl jumped off the 16th floor of a building under construction in Jizhou, Hebei province; both tragedies happened when migrant workers met difficulties in collecting their wages for the year. Comments:

Buddhist music with a 1000-year history

2015-01-16

Buddhists on Mount Wutai, near the city of Xinzhou, in Shanxi province have kept traditions alive, including the music of ceremonies.

Old village, a pearl of Pingyao tourism

2015-01-15

The village of Liuhe, in Pingyao county, is a new tourism spot that has interesting vegetation, animals, landscape, folk culture, religion, and a merchant culture that flourished back in the Ming and Qing dynasties, as well as historic sites from World War II.

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