from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • See Pescadores.


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  • Note 9: One apparently ended up in Penghu, according to the Huangming shifa lu (皇明世法綠), cited in Ts'ao Yong-ho曹永和, Mingdai Taiwan yu ye zhilüe 明代臺灣漁業志略, in Ts'ao Yong-ho, Taiwan zaoqi lishi yanjiu 臺灣早期歷史研究 (Taipei: Lianjing Press, 1979), 157 – 254, esp.

    How Taiwan Became Chinese

  • Some of the smaller, non-industrial islands such as Penghu might be able to get away with it, but they're powered by diesel generators anyway.

    Dolphins, Matsu, CO2

  • Lin said the treaty did not address sovereignty over Taiwan and Penghu, meaning the US was still the principal occupying power.

    Taipei Times

  • The vote-buying practices in offshore islands such as Penghu, Kimen and Matsu have been found much more serious than seen in the past elections, with cash bribe reportedly ranging from NT$1,000 to NT$10,000.

    Elections - fresh news by

  • Central and southern regions as well as offshore islands such as Penghu and Kinmen will be seeing thunderstorms accompanied by unstable temperatures, said officials.

    China Post Online - Taiwan , News , Taiwan newspaper

  • Pichi Chuang/Reuters A fisherman arranged dried sardines in Penghu Island, west of Taiwan, Friday.

    Asia in Pictures

  • PENGHU, Taiwan -- Each day, ferries ply the waters between the 90 small islands and islets of Taiwan's Penghu archipelago.

    Taiwan's Flying Cows (PHOTOS)

  • The series is entitled “Taiwan – Unknown Island” and features programs on Kinmen, Tainan, Alishan, Penghu and the village of Jinguashi, to name just a few.

    Never Forgotten Newsletter

  • Taiwan Journal on the exaggerated benefits of gambling in the Penghu.

    Daily Links, April 3, 2009

  • Gambling in the Penghu is just more of the Cargo Cult dream that uncountable hordes of Chinese are simply standing there in Fukien in long lines from the coast, holding wads of cash just waiting to invest here and "save Taiwan."

    Tuesday Odds and Ends


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