Alexa
  • Directory of Taiwan

Taiwan moves IDF, Mirage jets to Taiwan Strait islands, east coast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Air Force has moved Indigenous Defense Fighters (IDF) and Mirage 2000 jets to Penghu in the Taiwan Strait and to Taitung on the east coast in response to incursions by...

Taipei police beef up patrols after bomb threats

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Police are responding to a series of bomb threats this week targeting major transportation hubs and landmarks in Taipei. The Taipei City Police Department said on Frida...

Penghu International Fireworks Festival begins with a bang

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 20th Penghu International Fireworks Festival opened as scheduled on Monday (April 25) despite the nation's recent surge in local COVID-19 cases. The opening fea...

Penghu International Fireworks Festival set to launch as scheduled

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 20th Penghu International Fireworks Festival will proceed as scheduled on April 25 despite the recent surge in local COVID-19 cases. Penghu County Commissioner Lai ...

Taiwan People’s Party fields candidate in Penghu for first time

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The country’s third-largest political party, the Taiwan People’s Party (TPP), has announced a candidate to run in Penghu, marking the first time the party has ...

Number of visitors to Taiwan’s Penghu Islands crashed by almost half in 2021

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The number of visitors to Penghu fell almost by half during 2021 because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the county government said Tuesday (Feb. 8). The archipelago in the m...

2022 Penghu fireworks festival to kick off April 25

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2022 Penghu International Fireworks Festival will feature 24 shows from April 25 to June 30, according to a press release by the Penghu County Tourism Department. T...

Indonesian worker tests positive for COVID after flying to Taiwan's Penghu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Indonesian migrant worker flew to Penghu County without waiting for the results of his COVID-19 test, which came back positive, potentially exposing 53 people to the vi...

Taiwan’s Penghu banks on fireworks festival to bring back tourists next year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Penghu County is banking on next year’s fireworks festival to bring back tourists after experiencing a sharp decline this year due to the pandemic. According to s...

Taiwan Navy disposes of 2 unexploded projectiles in Penghu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two unexploded projectiles found underwater in Penghu County Wednesday (Aug. 25) were safely detonated and disposed of on Thursday (Aug. 26) A group of people had been ...

Ferry planned for south Taiwan-Penghu route to transport 80 cars, 4 buses

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new ferry that will ply the route between the southern port city of Kaohsiung and the Penghu islands in the middle of the Taiwan Strait will be able to transport 80 cars...

2021 Penghu fireworks festival to kick off April 22

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2021 Penghu International Fireworks Festival featuring 23 shows will run from April 22 to June 28, according to a press release by Penghu County’s Tourism Depart...

Taiwan’s Penghu marks beginning of tourism season

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The arrival of the cruise ship Explorer Dream off the coast of Penghu’s Magong City on Monday (March 8) signaled the beginning of this year's tourism season for ...

Taiwan unveils cruise missiles designed to strike Chinese military installations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Air Force on Tuesday (Sept. 22) displayed its new Wan Chien (萬劍, Ten Thousand Swords) air-to-ground cruise missiles at an offshore military base, along with i...

Taiwan's Tsai visits base following Chinese show of force

PENGHU, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen visited a military base on one of Taiwan’s outlying islands Tuesday in a display of resolve following a recent show of force by rival China. ...