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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 ...

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...

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...

Penghu fireworks festival in Taiwan canceled

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's offshore island county of Penghu has canceled its fireworks festival because of COVID-19. It is one of many events the island has had to postpone or cancel...

Tourism industry recommends water activities at Penghu as firework festival draws near

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the 2021 Penghu International Fireworks Festival is set to open on April 22, online travel agency Klook is recommending five water activities to those who visit Penghu,...

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...

Fireworks show to take place in New Taipei tonight at Tamsui Fisherman's Wharf

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei City will hold a fireworks display that will last five minutes and 20 seconds at Tamsui Fisherman's Wharf at 8 p.m. tonight (Aug. 30), and the public is adv...

Taiwan's Penghu mulls travel charge for visitors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's offshore archipelago of Penghu saw an overwhelming number of visitors over the last few weeks and in response the local government said Friday (July 31) it is...

Tigerair Taiwan’s first flight to Penghu arrives Sunday morning

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tigerair Taiwan’s first flight from Taipei to Penghu, which carried 180 passengers, was greeted by a spray of water when the aircraft arrived at Penghu Airport at 7:...

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 ...

Penghu fireworks festival lights up the night sky in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The opening ceremony of the Penghu International Fireworks Festival concluded Thursday night (April 18) after a spectacular display that lit up the sky for over 30,000 onl...