Taiwan’s Penghu archipelago promotes bicycle tourism

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s offshore Penghu County is promoting bicycle tourism by making the county bicycle friendlier and by offering a free guided bike tour to any bike group of mor...

Taiwan plans new forward bases for Army Frogmen on Kinmen and Penghu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Taiwanese military has reportedly begun accepting bids from contractors for the development of two forward operating bases and equipment upgrades for the Taiwan Army’...

Taiwan's Penghu seizes opportunity of hosting MBBW World Congress to promote tourism

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Penghu County Government is gearing up for the World Congress (the annual meeting) of "The Most Beautiful Bays in the World Club" and at the same time is grasping the o...

Air ambulances stationed in Taiwan’s Penghu inaugurated on August 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—A brand new AgustaWestland AW169 helicopter carrying part of its medical flight crew took off from Taichung Airport in central Taiwan on Tuesday (Ju...

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...

The Taiwan Tourism Bureau’s Top 5 national scenic areas in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- It was announced earlier this week that Taiwan’s Tourism Bureau is going to plow NT$40 million (US$1.3 million) of public money into subsidizing tour groups to visit...

Island hopping doctor in Taiwan's Penghu has died

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Doctor Ho Wu-chung (侯武忠), who sailed his own boat to Penghu Archipelago’s remote islands to see patients for more than 20 years, has died. He was 55 years ol...

Taiwan's Penghu to offer NT$1,110 travel vouchers starting Nov. 21 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's Penghu Tourism Bureau will begin offering travel vouchers to all non-residents of the islands valued between NT$1,000 (US$36) and NT$500 beginning on Nov. 21,...

An amazing trip to Taiwan’s Penghu County in three days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--I decided to give myself a bit of time, which was only three days, to explore the Penghu archipelago after I had heard so much about its beauty. So there I went in earl...

Deeply felt, Pescadores' beauty

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Wool has almost fallen out of use as a clothing fabric after the discovery of artificial fleece. However, it still has unlimited uses for a creative imagination. Artist Chao G...

Marine waste made in China threatens Penghu’s coastlines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --- According to the foundation Citizens of the Sea the amount of marine waste on Penghu is alarming and scary.  In cooperation with Taiwan Kayak Association, Citizens of ...

Mandarin Airlines triples number of flights between Taiwan and Penghu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Mandarin Airlines (華信航空) will triple its number of flights between Taiwan and the Penghu archipelago, beginning on June 1 this year, according to the airline. Penghu is the na...

Taiwan urges China to stop its fishermen from trespassing

 Taiwan urged China on Saturday to step up the education of its fishermen and stop them from trespassing into Taiwanese waters, after two Chinese fishermen were injured while trying to resist ins...

‘Taiwan’s Penghu Islands’ of ‘Travelscope’ wins two Emmy awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--The “Taiwan’s Penghu Islands” series, hosted by Daytime Emmy Awards winner Joseph Rosendo,  won the Outstanding Directing in a Lifestyle/Culinary/Travel Pr...

Taiwan’s Penghu to host 2018 Most Beautiful Bays in the World meet

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Penghu archipelago in the middle of the Taiwan Straits will welcome over a thousand foreign visitors next year as it hosts the annual meeting of the French-based Most ...