After spending every weekend for the past two years chatting with veterans of the War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression (1937-45), amateur photographer Li Ruobing had enough material to fill a book.
The Russian Academy of Arts, one of the world's top arts colleges, has recently set up an examination site in Shanxi.
An offshore drilling platform developed by Taiyuan Heavy Industry Co was successfully launched on Dec 29 at a port in Tianjin, marking a breakthrough for Shanxi in marine engineering.
An opening ceremony for a winter swimming activity took place on Jan 1in Taiyuan.
Archaeologists have found murals dating back more than 900 years in a tomb in North China's Shanxi province.
Yuanqu county in Shanxi is now home to more than 20 kinds of rare birds due to the protection of local wetlands.
Shanxi has recently set up an association to foster the province's big data industry.
A folk society was established on Dec 28 in Shanxi to explore the history and cultural development of Jinci Temple.
A rainbow stretched over the frozen Hukou Waterfall on the Yellow River, at the intersection of Shanxi and Shaanxi provinces on Dec 27.
Huiguang Ancient Lantern Museum, the first lantern-themed museum in Shanxi, opened to the public free of charge on Dec 28.