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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...

Rural schools on Taiwan's Penghu Islands hold rare sports meet

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Students from eight schools on Taiwan's Penghu Islands on Wednesday (April 28) competed in a joint sports event, the first of its kind ever held in the archipelagic co...

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...

Taiwanese researchers rescued at sea by Chinese fishing boat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Four scuba divers have been rescued by a Chinese fishing boat after being reported missing while conducting an underwater research survey on Thursday (Nov. 19). Accordi...

Chinese sand dredger sinks killing 4, choppers cross Taiwan Strait's median line

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese sand dredging ship on Sunday (July 26) sank in waters off Taiwan's Penghu Islands, killing four, and Chinese helicopters crossed the median line of the Taiwa...

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...

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...

Taiwan citizens traveling to Penghu for tourism to receive double benefits in January

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan citizens traveling to Penghu for tourism in January are eligible to receive both the hotel subsidies offered by the country’s Tourism Bureau and the free gift sets...

Local passion for heritage helps preserve iconic tidal traps in Penghu, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- Around 50 kilometers off the west coast of Taiwan proper in Penghu County, a heritage renaissance led by residents in tandem with central and local governments is underway. Re...

Taiwan’s Penghu gives away NT$300 gift set to every visitor over 18

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Every non-Penghu citizen over 18 years old who visits Penghu during the period from now until April 30, 2019 is eligible to receive a gift package worth NT$300, according to...

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...

10 'island hosts' ready to explore and market Taiwan’s offshore islands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--At a press conference in Taipei on on Wednesday (July 25), Tourism Bureau Director-General Chou Yung-hui (周永暉) met the 10 “island hosts” selected from a recruiting ac...