Shanxi invested funds worth 104 million yuan ($15.11 million) in projects related to the Belt and Road Initiative in 2016.
Many animals in Taiyuan Zoo have recently found mates as the warm spring weather stimulates their instinct to find a partner.
Dang Yifei from China's Shanxi province has become the world Go champion for the first time after winning the 21st LG World Go Championship in Seoul on Feb 8.
North China's Shanxi province continued steady economic growth during 2016 with its GDP hitting 1.29 trillion yuan ($188.05 billion).
Cities and counties in Shanxi held various theme events in celebration of Lantern Festival on Feb 11.
Shanxi province's goals for 2017
Shanxi's government work in 2016
As the burners below 100 griddle plates roared into action, 100 bakers waited eagerly for the starting gong. Then came the cry: "Rolling pins ready! Spatulas ready! One, two, three, go!"
After receiving encouragement from Premier Li Keqiang one year ago, some miners started their own business ventures in Shanxi.
China's Panda Solar Station, which calls for teenagers to join in the fight against climate change, has gained recognition from various walks of life in the country.