President Tsai pledges to make Taiwan bilingual country by 2030

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Monday (Nov. 23), President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) pledged that the government would do everything in its power to achieve the goal of turning Taiwan into a bilingual count...

VinUniversity Inaugurates Its First Academic Year

HANOI, VIETNAM - Media OutReach - 17 October 2020 - On 17 October, 2020, VinUniversity (Vingroup) - the first private, not-for-profit university of excellence in Vietnam - officially opened its first ...

VinUniversity Inaugurates Its First Academic Year

HANOI, VIETNAM - Media OutReach - 17 October 2020 - On 17 October, 2020, VinUniversity (Vingroup) - the first private, not-for-profit university of excellence in Vietnam - officially opened its first ...

New Jersey law seeks to stem pollution in minority areas

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Phil Murphy signed into law Friday a measure giving state regulators power to deny development permits to businesses whose operations pollute predominantly Black and other min...

Taiwan First Bank to make all branches bilingual by 2028

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's First Commercial Bank announced Friday (Sept. 11) that it was aiming to provide Chinese-English bilingual services at all 188 of its national branches by 2028...

Taiwan set to boost number of foreign English teachers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is planning to expand the recruitment of foreign English teachers from 80 to 300 per year as part of its bid to become a bilingual country. Now in its sixth year...

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...

Virus cancels exams, jeopardizes Chinese students' plans

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Universities that rely on international enrollment are expected to take a big hit in the next academic year as canceled entrance exams and travel restrictions in China because o...

Some Americans to leave China, many stay after US advisory

BEIJING (AP) — Some Americans plan to leave China after the U.S. government advised about a spreading virus outbreak, but many others are staying. The State Department issued a trave...

US advises against travel to China; virus declared emergency

BEIJING (AP) — The U.S. advised against all travel to China on Friday after the World Health Organization declared the outbreak of a new virus that has spread to more than a dozen countries a gl...

Hong Kong to cut rail links as virus from China spreads

BEIJING (AP) — Hong Kong said Tuesday it will cut all rail links to mainland China as the United States and other governments prepared to evacuate citizens from the Chinese city at the center of...

China reports 25 more virus deaths as US prepares evacuation

BEIJING (AP) — China on Tuesday reported 25 more deaths from a new viral disease, raising the total to at least 106, as the U.S. government prepared to fly Americans out of the city at the cente...

Asian Student Exchange Program kicks off in Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A total of 46 groups of junior and senior high school students from across the Asia-Pacific region have gathered in Kaohsiung for the 20th edition of the Asian Student Exc...

Taiwan tourism workers in Yilan, Chiayi stand out in English proficiency

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In mid-July, Taiwan’s National Development Council (NDC) conducted a national survey of the English language ability among staff at tourist information booths and governm...

Taiwan ramping up efforts to recruit foreign English teachers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan is intensifying its efforts to attract foreign English teachers in anticipation of greatly increased demand as the government continues to strive to reach the goals set ...