When 33-year-old Shi Haiqing answered the phone in the safety center at a coal mine in Taiyuan early on Tuesday, he thought the call might be from one of his colleagues reporting on work safety.
It is no less important for local governments to pay enough attention to improving the living conditions of poor urban residents who are not wealthy enough to buy a house at market prices.
Li Fanyu, 78, a resident of Xinghualing district in Taiyuan, never expected that she would meet China's premier in her humble home.
Premier Li Keqiang visited Taiyuan Iron and Steel Group Corp (TISCO) in Taiyuan, Shanxi province on Jan 4.
Geely Auto's new energy automobile project in North China's Shanxi province completed construction on Dec 28, 2015.
THE RECENT CENTRAL URBAN WORK CONFERENCE, the country's highest-level urban planning meeting, asked cities to maintain their traditional traits when it comes to architecture and cultural diversity.
The consumer price index (CPI) of Shanxi province rose by 0.7 percent over the same period last year, a low rise that may have been restrained by a weak growth of food prices.
The Shanxi Provincial government announced on Dec 29 that the province will hasten opening airports and railway ports to boost the transformation and growth of the province's foreign trade.
As China develops power generation through renewable energy, Shanxi province has sharply increased its wind power and photovoltaic installed capacity.
Taiyuan Iron & Steel (Group) Co Ltd, China's largest stainless steel smelter by output, is banking on high-tech products to turn the tide amid an industry slowdown.