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.
The centerpiece of experimental calligrapher Wei Ligang's ongoing Beijing exhibition is a 45-meter-long scroll titled Phoenixes and Dragons that the Beijing-based artist completed in 2012.
Paper cutting artworks depicting the landscapes and tourist attractions of Shanxi province have been attracting attention in Beijing.
Shanxi aims to lift 660,000 people in rural areas out of poverty during 2017.
Shuozhou in Shanxi province will invest 9.23 billion yuan ($1.34 billion) in urban construction involving a total of 84 projects.
A report on Shanxi's achievements and goals during 2016 was released at the seventh session of the 12th Shanxi Provincial People's Congress in Taiyuan on Jan 14.
Delegates put forward their advice and proposals on smog control during the Shanxi's two sessions from Jan 13 to 18.