Sunday, July 12, 2009
President Ma Ying-jeou presided yesterday over the opening of the 2009 Yilan International Rain Festival in Suao, lauding it as a festival that features the best of the northern Taiwan county's natural beauty and performances.
Thursday, July 9, 2009
Police plan to implement road blocks and other traffic control measures for the 2009 Gongliao Hohaiyan Music Festival between 10 a.m. and 12 midnight for three days beginning on July 10.
Monday, July 6, 2009
Authorities in Yuanshan Township of northeastern Yilan have started an investigation into the vandalism of more than 300 tombs in a cemetery in order to track down the grave theft culprits who made away with valuables from coffins.
Sunday, June 28, 2009
The Yilan county government yesterday sponsored a joint recruitment activity at the Sports Park in the county in a bid to help residents and graduating students find jobs, and quite a few of job seekers are willing to accept lower salaries.
Wednesday, June 17, 2009
Yilan County recently showcased gifts specially crafted by its indigenous people to promote tourism there, hoping that Atayal handicrafts, school bags, and hunter's banana rice cakes for cyclists will spark visitor interest.
Wednesday, June 3, 2009
Fatal biking accidents in Yilan County have spiked exponentially, making up one fifth of all fatal traffic cases, according to the police department.
Police in Yilan County, northeastern Taiwan, released on Tuesday an invisible sticker that carries a set of code numbers that would enable law enforcement officers to find the owners of lost bicycles.
Saturday, May 23, 2009
More shipments of preserved Chinese radish contaminated with formalin or formaldehyde were uncovered around Taiwan, including six cases in Yilan County.
Friday, May 15, 2009
Broad-tailed swallowtail butterflies, an endangered species endemic to Taiwan, have recently made rare appearances on Taiping Mountain in the northeastern county of Yilan, forestry authorities said Friday.
Wednesday, May 13, 2009
First lady Christine Chow presented yesterday three notebook computers provided by a local company to aboriginal students at the Vonvon branch of the Skikun Elementary School in northern Taiwan's Yilan County.