Thursday, July 16, 2015
Yunlin County officials said Wednesday that the county will face a funding shortfall of about NT$1 billion (US$32.26 million) in October, but vowed to cut spending and seek new funds by auctioning off land.1 Comment
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
A Yunlin County rice producer was fined NT$4.03 million (US$129,800) for mixing Vietnamese rice into two products sold as "Taiwanese rice" to a Taoyuan manufacturer andfor refusing to cooperate with investigators.
Monday, July 13, 2015
Yilan Commissioner Lin Tsung-hsien was lauded for deciding against suspending work and school Friday despite the approaching Typhoon Chan-hom, which turned out to bring little wind or rainfall to the northeastern county, The China Times reported.
Saturday, June 27, 2015
The Yunlin County Government announced Friday that factories in the western coastal county will be given a period up to two years to stop burning raw coal, following the June 10 implementation of a ban on the practice.
Thursday, May 7, 2015
The Yunlin police yesterday arrested four men for abducting a dairy farmer after the farmer refused to give the men NT$16 million when they tried blackmailing him several months ago.1 Comment
Saturday, April 18, 2015
A gunman believed to be a frequent client robbed a bank in Yunlin yesterday, making off with more than NT$6 million, police in the southern county said.1 Comment
Sunday, March 8, 2015
Rising popularity among tourists has given a boost to property transactions in Jiaoxi, Yilan County, a famous hot spring resort area in northern Taiwan not far from Taipei, a real estate sales agency said Saturday.
Thursday, January 15, 2015
A recent plan by the Tourism Bureau to build a sex-themed park in one of Taiwan's scenic areas has drawn controversy, prompting officials to say the idea is still only in the planning stages.
Tuesday, December 30, 2014
Taichung District Court sentenced former Hualien City Mayor Tsai Chi-ta (蔡啟塔) and former People First Party Legislator Lin Cheng-er (林正二) yesterday under the Anti-Corruption Act (貪汙治罪條例) to 15 years and 20 years of prison time respectively.
Monday, November 24, 2014
A 95-year-old woman in Taiwan's southern county of Yunlin came back from the dead last week after her family played her recitations of a Buddhist sutra, the China Times reported Friday.