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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 ...

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...

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 ...

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 ...

Penghu sees hike in visitors as pandemic eases in Taiwan

Domestic tourism has received a significant boost as the COVID-19 pandemic eases in Taiwan, with the offshore archipelago of Penghu one of the top travel destinations, according to a Penghu County gov...

2-month firework festival in Taiwan’s Penghu to begin July 6

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The two-month long 2020 Penghu International Firework Festival featuring 21 shows will kick off on July 6 after being pushed back from April due to novel coronavirus conce...

Taiwan's Penghu makes coral reefs priority

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A reef rehabilitation event took place at a bay in Magong City on Taiwan’s Penghu main island, on Thursday (Sept. 12), as part of a government bid to revitalize the ...

Taiwan’s Penghu Cross-Sea Marathon features beautiful running route

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —The 2019 Gaillardia Island Penghu Cross-Sea Marathon, which will take place on November 3 in Taiwan’s outlying island county of Penghu, is open for registration, acco...

61 year old Taiwanese man wins ‘most beautiful bay’ swimming race

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – 61 year old Taiwanese man Chu Ming-chuan (朱明全) won the men's 5000m open water swim during the "2018 Most Beautiful Bay Carnival" by the minute margin of 0.08...

A policeman stirs up ‘harbor bombardment’ craze to relive Penghu locals’ childhood pastime

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—A “harbor bombardment” activity held on Sunday attracted nearly 200 people to a local fishing port in Taiwan’s offshore island county of Penghu, where they...

Crowds gather to buy fruit after sea freight resumes in Penghu County, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Sea freight and other water-based services to Penghu County (澎湖縣) have resumed, after services were canceled due recent wild weather brought on by the slow-moving tropical...

Fireworks to once again light up Taiwan’s Penghu archipelago

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Magnificent fireworks displays will once again light up the skies of the Penghu archipelago this year from August 6 to November 3, according to media reports. To extend t...