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.
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.
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.
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.
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.