Wearing a safety helmet and dressed as a coal miner, Premier Li Keqiang spent two hours in a coal mine 7, 000 meters below the ground with workers during his first inspection tour of 2016 in North China's Shanxi province.
North China's Shanxi province will invest five billion yuan ($760 million) in construction of a new technology city in 2016.
Workers are making festive lanterns in the Guanque Tower scenic spot in Shanxi's Yongji city for the traditional Chinese Spring Festival at the beginning of Feb.
The Central Plains is where it all began. The mighty Yellow River flows through this ancient cradle of Chinese civilization, and its annual floods slowly created the fertile loess plateau ideal for the cultivation of wheat and millet.
North China's Shanxi province will take measures to improve its ports for the development of foreign trade, Shanxi Evening News has reported.
"China's generation after the 1980s is often labeled as a spoiled generation, while in fact most of them are alone and independent."
Premier Li Keqiang inspects the Guandi mine of Shanxi Coking Coal Group Co. Ltd, in North China's Shanxi province, Jan 5, 2016.
Premier Li Keqiang inspected the Taiyuan branch of Tsinghua Science Park in Taiyuan, capital of North China's Shanxi province, Jan 5, 2016.
The finance department of North China's Shanxi province announced that the province will expend 1.18 billion yuan ($180 million) for boosting employment and entrepreneurship in 2016.