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Hidden treasure of rich culture, picturesque landscape

2015-08-13

As a business reporter for China Daily, I confess that the only thing I knew about Shanxi prior to my visit was that the province was rich in coal resources and the mining and chemical industries were the key economic drivers of the region. Such information is unlikely to appeal to the average traveler, but undoubtedly, Shanxi is a hidden treasure waiting to be discovered.

Lesser-known Shanxi province is home to world-renowned sites

2015-08-13

Most foreign tourists who come to China are familiar with Shaanxi province, where the Terracotta Army sculptures depicting the soldiers of Qin Shi Huang, the first Emperor of China, are located.

Shanxi spends 2b more for rural power network

2015-08-12

State Grid Shanxi Electric Power Company added 2 billion yuan ($313.2 million) to upgrade the province's rural power network.

Documentary on Mount Wutai starts to shoot in Mount Wutai

2015-08-12

The cultural documentary Mount Wutai started filming in Mount Wutai, Shanxi province on August 7.

PM 2.5 concentration drops in H1

2015-08-12

Shanxi's average concentration of PM2.5 dropped 19.1 percent in the first half of the year, thanks to the province's efforts in energy saving and emissions reduction.

Seminar of Youth from Macao and Shanxi is hosted

2015-08-07

More than 30 youths from Macao and Shanxi participated in a seminar hosted in Shanxi University on July 30, and exchanged their differences in culture, communication and lifestyle in the gathering.

Child soldier's memories of WWII passed down

2015-08-07

As a youngster 77 years ago, Xiao Jianghe led a group of children who patrolled major roads into his village to ensure the security of the well-known Eighth Route Army, a crucial force in the fight against the aggression of Japanese troops in North China.

Taiyuan Int'l Auto Show held in N China

2015-08-06

Taiyuan International Auto Show was held at Coal Transaction Center in Taiyuan on August 4.

Shanxi to turn WWII camp into museum

2015-08-06

Shanxi will turn a World War II Japanese camp, which conducted bacteria experiments on Chinese civilians and war prisoners, into a museum.

Birthday party thrown for Giant panda Caitao in N China

2015-08-06

Taiyuan Zoo threw a party for giant panda Caitao for its fifth birthday on August 4.

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