Tag Archives: Shanxi

Xi calls for more ways to help poor

President Xi Jinping, while visiting a village in North China’s Shanxi province, called on Wednesday for greater efforts and more effective measures to help those living in poverty.

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Monastery returns pagoda body after 19-year nationwide search

Nearly 20 years after being stolen, a 1,300-year-old stone Buddhist pagoda body has been returned to its home of northern Shanxi province with the best wishes from pilgrims across the Taiwan Straits, officials said Sunday.

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History at close quarters

The ancient city of Pingyao in Shanxi province is one of the best places to savor China’s past and see well-preserved old city walls and traditional Chinese architecture.

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Showing off in Shanxi

Tradition and culture were the main attractions recently at the ancient city of Taiyuan. Chen Liang and Sun Ruisheng tell us which were the main acts. There were contemporary dancers and pop singers performing onstage. Opera artistes were showing off their exquisite make-up and costumes. Musicians attracted crowds with their skill on traditional instruments, such […]

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