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Taiwan's TutorABC allegedly controlled by Chinese investor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan-based online English-learning platform TutorABC is accused of being controlled by a Chinese company and could serve as a propaganda vehicle for the Chinese Communis...

Taiwan, US launch new language education initiative

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan and the U.S. on Thursday (Dec. 3) unveiled an initiative to cooperate on Chinese- and English-language teaching, following concerns in the U.S. about academic excha...

Taiwan’s Pingtung on English teacher hiring spree

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Southern Taiwan's Pingtung County has ramped up efforts to recruit English teachers in line with the country’s ambition to go bilingual by 2030. A total of 25...

Taiwan to offer Mandarin scholarships to 100 UK students

Local universities are set to offer 100 U.K. students scholarships to learn Mandarin in Taiwan as part of a deal brokered by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Oct. 22, spotlighting the country’s a...

Taiwan, UK sign MOU on education cooperation

Taipei, Oct. 21 (CNA) Taiwan and the United Kingdom on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding to advance cooperation in English learning and education. The agreement was signed remotely and...

Blast targets 'American' English school in southern Iraq

BAGHDAD (AP) — An improvised explosive device blew up outside an English-language institute in southern Iraq early Friday without causing any casualties, Iraqi police said in a statement, amid a recen...

Taiwan’s goal of going bilingual by 2030 unattainable: Education expert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Academics warn that major challenges lie ahead for Taiwan as it seeks to become a bilingual country that emphasizes English learning. The Ministry of Education has vowe...

New Taipei aims to become bilingual by 2030

New Taipei City Mayor Hou Yu-ih (侯友宜) on Friday (Aug. 21) laid out his vision to make the city bilingual by 2030, a goal that aims to nurture "world citizens" who are willing to speak and us...

Taiwan to launch '2030 Bilingual Country Project'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Sunday (June 21) said that the government will soon launch the "2030 Bilingual Country Project" with the goal of making...

Opening Opportunities For Malaysian Workers: Melewar Learning Resources Launches Employability Programme

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - Media OutReach - 15 June 2020 - As Malaysia slowly emerges from the enforced lockdown period and into the recovery phase of the Movement Control Order (MCO), many Malaysians w...

Schools help refugee kids learn English, adapt to US life

PHOENIX (AP) — International flags flutter from the ceilings of the outdoor hallways at Valencia Newcomer School, where more than 200 children from around the world are learning English skills and Ame...

NDC works to make Taiwan a bilingual nation

Taipei, Aug. 19 (CNA) A series of activities that encourage members of the public to speak English are being held across Taiwan, as part of the National Development Council's (NDC's) efforts ...

4 ways to be a good traveler in the age of overtourism

In Paris, the Louvre Museum closed for a day this week because workers said the crowds were too big to handle. In the Himalayas, climbers at Mount Everest are concerned that the peak has gotten too cr...

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...

2,000 English-speaking teachers to be added to Taiwan's primary/junior/high schools the next 4 years: MOE

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - To address the expected demand for English-speaking teachers under the Cabinet's vision of turning Taiwan into a Mandarin-English bilingual country by 2030, the Ministry of ...