At the beginning of 2017, Nanyang's government aims to reach goals in environmental protection, improving social welfare, education, and transportation.
From Jan 27 to Feb 12, Lining Sports Park will host the New Year celebrations which are expected to attract thousands of visitors.
A variety of operas hit the stage in Nanyang Theatre on Jan 13, attracting thousands of local residents to soak up a bit of culture.
A topping off ceremony was held in Yangji village, Neixiang county, Nanyang, on Jan 9, to celebrate the start of the construction of China (Neixiang)-Israel Agricultural Science and Technology Innovative Demonstration Park.
A national list of the most livable villages in China was released on Jan 3, including one town and four villages from Nanyang, Henan province.
Nanyang's agricultural sector performed well in 2016, producing a yield of 5.21 million tons, the second biggest in the city's history.
For centuries, Nangyang in Henan province has been a home for great artists and thinkers, who across millennia have shaped the landscape and attitudes of the people there.
Li Xuexu, head of Jinguan Forest located in Xichuan county of Nanyang, was honored as one of 2016's top workers on environmental protection, at a conference held in Beijing on Dec 27.
Governmental reports of Nanyang showed the city has made significant progress to improve the local economy as well as local residents’ livelihoods.