Monday, March 17, 2008
Captain Lai Wen-fu of the fishing boat “Golden Auspicious Fisher,” was rescued from the waters after his vessel capsized late Saturday night off the southern coast of Yilan County, with one mainland Chinese crew member swimming safely ashore, while another is presumed dead.
Tuesday, February 19, 2008
The Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) has impounded a private light helicopter that landed at the parking lot of a resort hotel in Chiaoshi of northeastern Yilan County on Sunday.
Tuesday, January 1, 2008
The newly established Indigenous Peoples Affairs Office of the Yilan county government, which aims to promote indigenous people’s welfare, will officially begin operations today, the county’s Civil Affairs Bureau (CAB) announced yesterday.
Wednesday, December 19, 2007
Why am I paying for other people’s electricity and water bills if I’m not related to them in any way?” Chih-Hsu Pi-hsia said, an Yilan County woman who just found out she has been paying her neighbor’s bills, according to United Daily News.
Saturday, December 8, 2007
The Yilan county government will hold an exhibition Dec. 8-9 to demonstrate the county’s achievements in implementing a plan to help aboriginal tribes develop production industries.
Saturday, November 24, 2007
A cat in Taiwan was forced to run a kilometer on only two legs when its rear legs were caught in the bumper of a moving car, Taiwanese cable news network TVBS reported Thursday.
Tuesday, November 13, 2007
The Hsuehshan tunnel (Snow Mountain) located on Peiyi Freeway (Taipei-Yilan) will start allowing tour buses to pass after Nov. 15 according to the Ministry of Transportation and Communication (MOTC).
Friday, November 2, 2007
A total of thirty people were injured, nine of them seriously, after the bus they were aboard careened into a ditch on a central east-west highway near Yilan County, local media reported yesterday.
Thursday, July 28, 2005
The well-known Amis Harvest Festival will take place from July 9 to August 23, with a series of celebratory activities being held during the month-long period.