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Spanish mackerel prices plummet at Taiwan's Penghu fish market

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The fish market at Penghu’s Magong No. 3 Fishing Port was full of activity on Saturday (Feb. 17) as fishermen celebrated a large haul of narrow-barred Spanish macker...

Scrub fire extinguished in Taiwan's Penghu after 3 hours

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Firefighters in Penghu spent nearly three hours to extinguish a scrub fire that broke out near Magong in the island county on Wednesday (Feb. 14). Firefighters were ale...

Indonesian fisherman dies after falling overboard off Taiwan's Penghu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Indonesian fisherman died after falling overboard in waters around Penghu on Monday night (Jan. 29). The Coast Guard Administration's (CGA) Fleet Branch Penghu ...

Tainan reports success in NT$20 billion flood control measures

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Tainan city government said the NT$20 billion (US$637 million) investment in the past five years for flood control measures was successful. In the press release, Ta...

9 Chinese balloons detected in Taiwan Strait since start of year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense (MND) on Thursday (Jan. 4) reported three more Chinese balloons had been detected in the Taiwan Strait, bringing the total to nine since M...

Cargo vessel runs aground near Penghu, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A cargo vessel ran aground near an island in Penghu County on Dec. 17, leaking an estimated 20 tons of diesel fuel. The Taiwan Coast Guard made contact with the vessel ...

Extra bridge to create loop around Penghu islands mooted

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A proposal for an additional bridge in Taiwan’s outlying island province of Penghu will be discussed by residents on Oct. 19. If built, the additional bridge will...

New cruise liner to service Kaohsiung-Penghu route in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The maiden voyage of the Penghu cruise liner operating a regular route from Kaohsiung Port to Magong Port is scheduled to take place at 11:30 p.m. Wednesday (Sept. 6), per...

1 dead, 7 injured by Typhoon Doksuri in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — One death, seven injuries, and a total of 1,720 reports of damage have been attributed to Typhoon Doksuri, according to reports Friday (July 28) morning. The Central Em...

Groundbreaking ceremony for St Camillus Hospital in Taiwan's Penghu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A groundbreaking ceremony was held for the new St. Camillus Hospital in Penghu on Thursday (July 6). The old hospital served the Penghu area for 66 years, though safety...

7 man road rage brawl in Taiwan's Penghu ends in hospitalization

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three tourists have been released on a NT$60,000 (US$1995) bail and sent back to Taiwan after a minor traffic accident in Penghu on Wednesday (April 26) caused a seven-man...

Missing Taiwanese soldier found in McDonald's

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A soldier who went missing in Penghu County over the weekend was found in a local McDonald's on Tuesday (April 25). Over the weekend, the soldier's mother poste...

Ferry services between Taiwan’s Tainan and Penghu to resume from May 3

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The high-speed passenger ship Natchan Rera will resume operation for this year's sailing season on May 3, plying the route between Tainan’s Anping Harbor and the...

Taiwan president thanks fighter pilots as Chinese drills ebb

TAIPEI, April 14 (Reuters) - Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen on Friday thanked fighter pilots who scrambled against China's air force during its drills around the island and pledged to keep strength...

2023 Penghu International Fireworks Festival kicks off April 20

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2023 Penghu International Fireworks Festival will feature 24 shows from April 20 to June 29, according to the Penghu County Tourism Department. The festival, one of...