The 11th Congress of the Communist Party in Shanxi province took place in Taiyuan on Oct 31, and Luo Huining gave a keynote speech on behalf of the provincial Party committee.
A team from Taiyuan University of Technology (TYUT) won two championships and one second prize at the International Underwater Robot Competition held from Oct 21 to 24 in Beijing.
Shanxi's first tunnel excavator named "Longcheng-1" is ready for use.
A project named "visible happiness" sponsored by the Chinese Red Cross Foundation will offer 500 free eye operations for needy families in Datong, Shanxi province.
Shanxi province launched its first B2B e-commerce platform for the catering industry on Oct 27, helping bring the industry into the Internet age.
An annual meeting focusing on the outlook for Chinese film and television industry was held in Shanxi from Oct 22 to 23.
This year's Shanxi Brands China Tour stopped in Yinchuan from Oct 15 to 17 for the purpose of promoting Shanxi specialties.
Filmmakers can show off the best of Shanxi province through short films at a microfilm competition, which began on Oct 25 in Qinglong ancient town.
The first provincial capital market forum was held on Oct 24 in Taiyuan, to boost the financial sector of Shanxi province.
Experts and business representatives gathered at the China National Computer Congress in Taiyuan on Oct 20 to discuss computer science and the development of the IT industry.