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Taiwan needs more than a few extra foreign English teachers to make bilingual country ambitions a reality.

The Ministry of Education (MOE) has announced plans this week to try and attract more overseas English teachers to work in Taiwan as part of the new policy to turn Taiwan into a fully bilingual countr...

Buxiban wars: 16 English cram schools strike back at TutorABC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Sixteen English cram schools, known in Taiwan as "buxiban" (補習班, supplementary learning classes), held a joint press conference yesterday (March 13) to counter rival ...

S. Korean teachers union seeks to remove native English instructors from elementary schools

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A teachers union in South Korea is reportedly calling for the removal of native English teachers from elementary schools in the country because of what the union believes ...

2 suspects in murder of Canadian served in Israeli IDF, US Marines, before teaching English in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Reports have surfaced that the two men suspected of brutally butchering a Canadian English teacher in New Taipei last week served in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), the United...

ETS kowtows to Beijing by posting 'Taiwan, China' on TOEFL site

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese students preparing to take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) became incensed when they discovered Educational Testing Service (ETS) had kowtowed to Be...

Clash of the Titans: TutorABC battles Kojen in court over logo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Introducing first, fighting out of the blue corner is TutorABC, the largest online English teaching company in Taiwan. And now, fighting out of the red corner is Kojen English ...