Pingyao was recently lauded as a charming tourism county at the first China County Economy Development Forum held in Beijing on Jan 7.
The top 10 events that occurred in the Shanxi sports world during 2016 were selected at a provincial meeting for sports on Jan 5, 2017 following a public vote.
A charity event offering children in poor regions more opportunities to receive art education took place in Taiyuan on Jan 7.
Shoppers browsed and picked up groceries at a shopping festival for Chinese New Year on Jan 6 in Taiyuan.
Some 200 brick carvings were on display at Taiyuan Art Museum on Jan 6, providing visitors with a variety of different styles of carving.
On Jan 4, Tianjin and Shanxi province signed an agreement on energy, talents, new agriculture, tourism, industrial transformation, and transportation which will advance economic integration in the Bohai Rim region.
Pingyao has recently been selected as a national-level demonstration county for rural vocational and adult education.
As China marches toward urbanization, many farmers are leaving their land to find a job in cities. While they leave with hope and dreams, they also leave behind a major problem: their children and their schooling.
Fiber-optic internet now covers 11 cities across Shanxi province, marking a revolution in communications.
Ice and snow-themed sports are in vogue in Shanxi during the winter in 2016.