Yilan


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Yilan

(yē`län`) or

Ilan

(ē`län`), city (1994 pop. 93,965), NE Taiwan. Located in an agricultural area, it is one of the largest rice markets in Taiwan. Fertilizers and wood and paper products are among the city's manufactures. The 8-mi (12.9-km) Xueshan Tunnel (opened 2006) was built to reduce road travel times from the Yilan area to Taipei and open NE Taiwan to greater development.
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29 in Yilan's Toucheng Township, the annual Ghost Grappling Festival was held in which teams try to scramble up tall greased poles and large towers covered in auspicious items in order to grab a lucky pennant affixed to the top.
The accident took place on Sunday afternoon in Yilan County near the coast, with several carriages overturned on a railway popular among tourists.
LAHORE -- The Baseball Federation of Asia (BFA) has elected president of its Pakistan chapter, Fakhar Ali Shah, as director of West Asia Baseball during its meeting held in Yilan, Taiwan on Wednesday.
Khawar Shah who is also Executive Director West Asia Baseball Federation of Asia was honored by BFA with an award for his valuable service and contribution to Baseball in Asia in the General Assembly (Congress) held on July 4 in Yilan, Taiwan, a press release said.
No decision has been made on the location of a permanent nuclear waste disposal site in Taiwan, an official said after residents of Nan'ao township in the northeastern county of Yilan reacted angrily to speculation that their town was being considered for the site.
Yilan is just an hour away by bus or train from Taipei City, but it is a world apart from the big city in terms of scenery and pace of life.
Not far away is Artemis Garden, another popular Yilan tourist farm.
In Wuchieh, a township in the northeastern Yilan county -- which is forecast to bear the brunt of Soulik -- over 2,000 sandbags were snatched up by residents and two amphibious military vehicles deployed for rescue.
In Wuchieh, a township in the northeastern Yilan county - which is forecast to bear the brunt of Soulik - over 2,000 sandbags were snatched up by residents and two amphibious military vehicles deployed for rescue.
Seventy Taiwanese fishing boats set sail from the northeastern Taiwanese port of Yilan on Monday, heading toward the Senkaku Islands to protest against Japan's nationalization of the disputed isles in the East China Sea.
On bir yasinda erkek olgu, iki saat oncesinde yilan isirmasi nedeni ile Cocuk Acil Poliklinigi'mize basvurdu.