Tuesday, June 9, 2009
Monday, May 25, 2009
A man who was paroled from a life sentence died in the early hours yesterday after swallowing heroin while escaping from the police on a freeway in central Taiwan, police said.
Tuesday, May 19, 2009
The health bureau of the Yunlin County in southern Taiwan yesterday confiscated over 10,000 metric tons of dried Chinese radish contaminated with formalin or formaldehyde.
Thursday, May 14, 2009
Yunlin prosecutors indicted a woman in Yunlin on Monday, for making over 11,500 prank calls to her former university classmate, and asked for a sentence of one year and two months.
Wednesday, April 8, 2009
A two-year-old boy in Yunlin County has died after being infected with enterovirus, the first victim of the disease this year, Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Deputy Director Shih Wen-yi said yesterday.
Thursday, April 2, 2009
Yunlin County in south-central Taiwan is aiming to boost its tourism by opening its local winery to public tours with effect from Friday, officials of the central Taiwan office under the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) said yesterday.
Wednesday, March 25, 2009
Call it a coincidence if you will. But it's a truly tragic coincidence.
Sunday, March 22, 2009
An annual festival that celebrates the migration of the purple milkweed butterflies from the south of the island to the northern Taiwan regions opened in the Linnei township of Yunlin County, central Taiwan Saturday.
Wednesday, March 18, 2009
Yunlin Magistrate Su Chih-fen visited orange farmers in the Gukeng area Tuesday to thank them for cooperating with the government by reducing their cultivation of the fruit in order to avoid a glut on the market and resultant tumbling prices.
Wednesday, February 25, 2009
The Yunlin County government and its meat market co-sponsored a fair yesterday, inviting the public to taste dishes prepared with locally produced pork to dispel fears over pork safety prompted by reports that foot-and mouth disease (FMD) hit a local pig farm recently.