China's northern province of Shanxi produced 15.2 percent less coal in the January-November period than last year.
Pingyao will complete its five-year "smart city" project by the end of 2017, improving the lives of local residents.
China Taiyuan Coal Transaction Center launched an annual coal trade conference on Dec 20 in Taiyuan, attracting dealers, coal companies and financial institutions from across China.
Eight counties in Shanxi were selected as provincial innovation and entrepreneurship demonstration bases for small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) on Dec 20.
Many Shanxi residents, young and old, cooked and ate dumplings on Dec 21, the first day of the Winter Solstice which will end on Jan 4.
Shanxi teamed up with China Cinda Asset Management Co on Dec 21 to advance supply-side structural reforms in the province.
A development forum of Shanxi organizations for agricultural cooperation targeted at local agricultural cooperatives took place on Dec 18 in Taiyuan.
A production unit from China Central Television (CCTV) has recently toured Pingyao county to collect materials for its program.
In Shanxi province, where local merchants promote a thriving tea trade, a tea culture society was established on Dec 18 in Taiyuan.
Residents enjoyed skiing on Dec 18 at the Jiurun International Ski Resort which was once a mining area in Taiyuan, Shanxi province.