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 ...

Indonesian man loses leg in Taiwanese fishing boat accident

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An Indonesian man is in critical condition after he lost his leg in an accident on a Taiwanese fishing boat off the coast of Penghu on Tuesday (Sept. 10). Three Indonesian c...

Oldest military dependents’ village in Taiwan’s Penghu reborn as resort

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A military dependents’ village on Magong, one of the outlying Penghu islands, has been given a new lease on life through its transformation into a hotel resort. P...

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...

Farewell party to be held for sniffer dog in Taiwan's Penghu

A police dog renowned for its ability to detect even the faintest smell of drugs is retiring at the end of June on Taiwan's outlying island of Penghu and the Penghu County Police Bureau (PCPB) is ...

Taiwan Coast Guard seizes Chinese fishing boat with pork onboard

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan Coast Guard in Penghu seized a Chinese fishing vessel that crossed into Taiwan’s territorial waters on Sunday (April 28). Liberty Times reported the bo...

New ferry between Penghu and Western Taiwan welcomes free passengers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A total of 500 passengers were invited for a free trip Wednesday on a new high-speed ferry which will soon ply the route between Penghu in the middle of the Taiwan Strait and Ta...

Taiwan’s Penghu County Government goes to China to promote firework festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As the 2019 Penghu International Firework Festival will kick off a month from now, Penghu County Government today (March 17) went to Xiamen City in China’s southeast...

Taiwan Coast Guard seizes Chinese fishing boat near Penghu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwanese Coast Guard in Penghu seized a Chinese fishing boat this morning that crossed into Taiwan’s territorial waters, and which refused to obey commands of c...

New flagship ferry to begin plying Taiwan's Budai-Penghu route on March 23

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As the travel industry is gearing up for Penghu’s upcoming peak tourist season, the highly popular Budai (Chiayi) – Penghu ferry route will get a dramatic upgr...

New Ferry connecting Penghu with western Taiwan to begin in April

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A new ferry running between Budai Township, Chiayi County and Magong, Penghu County will commence in April, reported CNA. The new ferry will take about one hour, and wi...

Taiwan finds 10 kilograms of pork on Chinese ship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The coast guard found 10 kilograms of pork on a Chinese ship which entered Taiwanese waters near Penghu Saturday. Taiwan has been on the alert for Chinese pork and other meat...

Chinese vessel caught fishing in Taiwanese waters, bumps into coast guard

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Chinese fishing vessel was intercepted by the Taiwan coast guard for illegally fishing in Taiwanese waters in the early hours of Dec. 20, with the event leaving the coas...

Taiwan’s Mandarin Airlines announces NT$999 domestic flight discounts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Mandarin Airlines announced on Thursday that on November 11 it will offer unlimited opportunities for purchasing domestic flight tickets at a discount of NT$999 per ticket, accor...

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...