Penghu


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Peng·hu

 (pŭng′ho͞o′)

Penghu

(ˈpɛŋˈhuː) or

P'eng-hu

n
(Placename) transliteration of the Chinese name for the Pescadores

Peng•hu

or P'eng•hu

(ˈpʌŋˈhu)

n.
a group of small islands off the coast of SE China, in the Taiwan Strait: controlled by Taiwan. 115,613; ab. 50 sq. mi. (130 sq. km).
Also called Pescadores.
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Chances of torrential rain are still high for Kinmen and the southern part of Taiwan, including Hualien and Penghu counties.
The Canadian International Trade Tribunal found that the dumping of certain corrosion-resistant flat-rolled steel sheet products of carbon steel, originating in or exported from the Peoples Republic of China, the Separate Customs Territory of Taiwan, Penghu, Kinmen and Matsu (Chinese Taipei), the Republic of India and the Republic of Korea, has not caused but is threatening to cause injury to the domestic industry.
Penghu, a coastal paradise 260 km from Taipei's urban hubbub and night markets, belongs to a not-so-discreet list of the 'Most Beautiful Bays in the World (MBBW).'
The video of the incident shows the boy clinging onto a windowsill of a high-rise building in Penghu Garden residential district in Chongqing on Tuesday.
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For a more light-hearted touch, All You Need is Love is set on the scenic Penghu Islands in Taiwan, where a wealthy girl (Shu Qi) runs into a local hostel owner (Richie Jen), whose business is in danger of folding.
It hit the fishing boat off Taiwan's Penghu islands.
The missile was aborted mid-air and landed in the waters off Penghu islands, yet, it is bound to ruffle Beijing's sensitive feathers.
Le Hsiung-feng III, un missile developpe a Taiwan d'une portee de 300 kilometres, a vole sur a peu pres 75 kilometres avant de toucher un bateau de peche au large de Penghu, archipel controle par Taiwan dans le detroit de Formose.Le capitaine du chalutier de 60 tonnes a ete tue et trois autres membres d'equipage ont ete blesses, a ajoute la meme source.
The supersonic missile flew for about two minutes toward the Penghu Islands, in the direction of China, but did not cross the midway line in the Taiwan Strait between Taiwan and China.
Last July 48 people were killed after another domestic TransAsia flight crashed onto houses during a storm on the Taiwanese island of Penghu.
TAIPEI FINE ARTS MUSEUM * January 24-April 26 * Curated by Mei-ching Fang * Coral stone, or laokushih, is commonly used in the architecture of the Penghu Islands, where the late Taiwanese artist Chen Shun-Chu (1963-2014) grew up.