World-first technology in Shanxi province solved electricity shortages, reducing coal transport costs.
Traders and tourists among those to benefit from quicker journey between Taiyuan and Zhengzhou.
Education officials, teachers and students in Shanxi province have taken education as an fundamental solution to poverty alleviation.
New industrial growth pattern, rural development, environmental protection and deepening reforms high on Shanxi provincial authorities' agenda.
Rural tourism has been an important means for Shanxi villages to overcome poverty and increase revenues.
Local Shanxi brands have won increasing recognition among consumers nationwide thanks in part to an eight-year-long promotional campaign.
Shanxi official says province to move to new economic model that develops diverse sectors.