The traditional Chinese lunar calendar divides the year into 24 solar terms. Major Heat, (Chinese: 大暑), the 12th solar term of the year, begins this year on July 22 and ends August 6.
Wuya, Qianzhuang and Yanshanpu villages in the city of Nanyang, Henan province have been included into a provincial list to receive financial aid, in a bid to preserve their traditional features
A group of Party officials from the city of Nanyang and some experts from the city's Zhangzhongjing Hospital recently provided free medical services in the nearby village of Lijiazhuang.
Nanyang put on an exhibition recently in the city's Magistrate Museum to salute two famous upstanding officials of old Nanyang — Zhao Xinchen and Du Shi — and to make a wider group of people familiar with their good character.