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Thursday, February 20, 2014
Martin Walsh, deputy representative of the Australian Office Taipei, said Wednesday that he recognized the Yunlin County government's efforts to create a safe and friendly environment for local farmers.
Thursday, January 2, 2014
The Yunlin County government said Tuesday it will launch a postcard service, which will allow visitors to write themselves a "message to the future" at its agriculture expo on Jan. 1.
Tuesday, December 31, 2013
Around 40 hectares of coffee fields in the Gukeng (古坑) area of Yunlin County (雲林縣) are reportedly being savaged by borer beetles, the Gukeng Township Office reported yesterday, saying that authorities will strengthen farm management in an attempt to stem the tide of the infestation.
Monday, December 30, 2013
Yunlin County Councilor Tsai Chiu-min (蔡秋敏) was accused by her fellow Yunlin County Government officials of verbal and physical violence, after she reportedly turned over the table of a department chief and used loud language during her visit.
Sunday, December 15, 2013
About 17,000 visited the Yunlin Agri-Expo on the first day of its trial operation yesterday. The purpose of the trial was to test the conditions of facilities and staff services, said the Yunlin County Government. Yunlin County Magistrate Su Chih-fen pointed out that there are some problems that need to be addressed. For example, signs are not clear enough for people to read, leading people to complain that it was like walking in a maze, sources said.
Wednesday, November 27, 2013
Yunlin County in southern Taiwan announced yesterday that a series of art exhibitions it held across the county's 13 districts in nine townships were part of a cultural festival to help attract visitors.
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
The Yunlin County Government has held a screening of short films about local farmers as a precursor to an upcoming agriculture exposition in the county.
Friday, September 20, 2013
Over 170 stores and retailers in Yunlin County's Huwei Township now accept Citizen Travel Cards in anticipation of the central county's agriculture expo set for the end of the year.
Wednesday, September 11, 2013
There are more than twice the number of storage tanks in Formosa Plastics Group's (FPG's) sprawling petrochemical complex in Yunlin County as reported, the Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) said Tuesday.
Sunday, July 7, 2013
Taiwan -- Thousands flock to Yilan for annual summer folk festival
Large crowds stormed into the venue of the 2013 Yilan International Children's Folklore and Folkgame Festival Saturday, the opening day of the largest summer activity in the Northeastern Taiwan county, one of the island's most popular tourist destinations.
Monday, March 11, 2013
A 0.86-meter breach in the cut-off walls between the main dam of Hushan Dam in Yunlin Country, Central Taiwan, and a sub-dam on the left bank was recently discovered, but experts yesterday urged the public not to panic as the issue can be easily resolved.
Friday, February 15, 2013
A blaze broke out at a bisphenol A (BPA) plant in the Formosa Plastics Group's petrochemical complex in Yunlin County early Thursday morning, but no casualties were reported.
Sunday, February 3, 2013
Taiwan -- Yunlin plans May tree planting, cycling, banquet
Yunlin County Magistrate Su Chih-fen and about 50 business and industry leaders have jointly invited people and cyclists from around the nation to plant trees along the Zhuoshui River and take part in a large-scale banquet on May 5 to honor Mother Nature and improve the natural environment in celebration of the 60th anniversary of the Shilo Bridge spanning the river.
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Despite the severe destruction brought by a powerful earthquake in 1999 and mudslides by subsequent typhoons, Gukeng Township in Taiwan's rural Yunlin County has gotten back on its feet by reviving its coffee industry.
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