Saturday, November 29, 2008
The Yunlin District Court yesterday ruled to nullify the election of Lawmaker Chang Shou-wen of the ruling Kuomintang on charges of an alleged vote-buying scandal involving him and his father during the legislative elections held in January, 2008 in the constituent district of Yunlin County, southern Taiwan.
Friday, November 28, 2008
The Control Yuan impeached a Yunlin district prosecutor yesterday for falsely indicting a ward chief on charges of buying votes for a candidate for the 2004 legislative election.
Thursday, November 6, 2008
A panel of three judges at the Yunlin District Court yesterday remanded Yunlin County Magistrate Su Chih-fen back into custody after she rejected a release on bail by the court, pending continuing probed into her alleged acceptance of bribes.
Wednesday, November 5, 2008
Prosecutors in southwestern Yunlin County sought the detention of County Magistrate Su Chih-fen yesterday evening for her alleged acceptance of bribes from a waste treatment and disposal company.
Wednesday, October 29, 2008
Chinese invented and used rockets in the early Ming period (1368-1644). Its inventors couldn’t possibly have imagined that the weapon which was used for warfare would now be fired to scare macaques away from kaki orchards near Kukeng.
Saturday, October 11, 2008
A long stretch of idled railway track with five tunnels and extraordinary natural sceneries in northeastern Yilan County will be converted into a new bikeway.
Friday, August 15, 2008
Total suspended particulate (TSP) emissions at construction sites in Yunlin County have dropped 47.3 percent following the implementation in April of air pollution regulations at the sites, the county government’s Environmental Protection Bureau said yesterday.
Wednesday, August 6, 2008
A man fined NT$80,000 last June for drinking under the influence walked himself into another fine of NT$60,000 and a 2-month jail sentence when he entered a police station to return cab fare to an officer.
Wednesday, July 30, 2008
Law enforcement agents smashed a three-member sex ring yesterday in the central county of Yunlin and detained 13 foreign prostitutes, Coast Guard Administration (CGA) officials said.
Thursday, July 24, 2008
The nation’s top environmental watchdog yesterday postponed a decision on the Formosa Plastic Group’s plan to expand a massive industrial complex in Yunlin County, saying the group needed to further reduce carbon dioxide emissions at the site and provide more data on other emissions and water consumption.