Coal workers' salary cut was the result of a severe overcapacity in China's coal production, and a gloomy economy leading to shrinking industrial demand, which has left 80 percent of domestic coal companies languishing in the red.
Shanxi province has introduced over 50 overseas professionals from the 13th Conference on International Exchange of Professionals (CIEP) and already signed cooperation agreements with them, according to the province's department of human resources and social security on May 28.
All the built-up areas and administrative units at county-level in North China's Shanxi province have been equipped with PM2.5 monitoring stations, according to the province's environment monitoring center on June 2.
Local education authorities will expand the teachers' teams in rural areas through multiple channels; meanwhile policies related to teachers' training, treatment and teaching facilities will more skewed toward these areas, according to Yang Hongmei, deputy head of Pingshun county in Shanxi province.
ABC Tissue Hearing Express, an Australian charity for the hearing-impaired, arrived in Shanxi on June 1, with a donation valued over 15 million yuan. ($24.2 million).
Shanxi-headquartered Taiyuan Iron & Steel Group started to enroll environmental protection volunteers and monitors from its employees and the public on May 31, to enhance its green development.
A movie based on the experiences of Hou Dong'e, a former "comfort woman" during World War II in north China's Shanxi Province, is set to wrap this weekend.
An official with the Communist Party of China (CPC)'s anti-graft watchdog demanded greater efforts to uncover corruption cases at the grassroots level and penalize officials involved.
Dou Yinke is a pioneer in polar scientific research in Shanxi province.
Shanxi will build 30 "mummy houses", where women can rest in a safe environment by the end of 2015.