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KYU halts Philippine-Taiwan work-study program due to alleged labor violations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kaohsiung's Kao Yuan University (KYU) has suspended its Philippines-Taiwan joint work-study program after allegations of human trafficking and illegal recruitment. ...

DPP lawmaker, NGOs slam university over alleged labor violations involving Filipino students

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Democratic Progressive Party Legislator Fan Yun (范雲) was joined by the Taiwan Association of Human Rights and Taiwan Labor Front Friday morning (May 6) to accuse Kao Yuan ...

Exclusive: Philippine students at Taiwan university working grueling, full-time factory 'internships'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Filipino students at Kaohsiung's Kao Yuan University allege the school misled them about an internship program during recruitment and say they and their classmates hav...

Applications now open for British Council IELTS Prize 2022 with incentives supporting students to pursue further studies

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - Media OutReach - 4 May 2022 - The British Council in the Philippines is pleased to announce that applications for the British Council IELTS Prize (East Asia) 2022 are being acce...

Filipino students look forward to learning in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —A total of 48 Filipino scholarship recipients are expected to either learn Mandarin or pursue master’s or doctoral degrees in Taiwan this year, and they are thrilled ...

Philippines acting representative eager to expand bilateral cooperation with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Philippines' acting envoy to Taiwan, Gilberto F. Lauengco, said he is looking forward to expanding bilateral cooperation once the pandemic dies down. Lauengco, ...

Philippine's new representative to Taiwan lays out top priorities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Gilberto Lauengco, the Philippines' newly appointed representative to Taiwan, says promoting the welfare of Filipino workers and enhancing trade and agricultural devel...

Duterte says Philippines will not open schools before vaccine ready

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte shot down plans by the Department of Education (DepEd) to reopen schools by saying that the risk of infection is too great and the cou...

Taiwan, Philippines discuss cooperation in higher education

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan and the Philippines seek to collaborate on higher education and promote student exchanges between the two countries. Nearly 150 education officials, and principals an...

Taiwanese university apologizes to Filipino students for 'unfair working agreements'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A university accused of exploiting Filipino students in a master's degree program for manual labor in a tile factory, issued an apology yesterday (March 7) and said that it...

Organizer defends controversial work-study program for Filipinos

The organizer of a work-study program for students from the Philippines defended her program Tuesday after being accused of forcing the students to work excessive hours in hazardous and difficult cond...

Filipino university students forced to work in Taiwan tile factory

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Three Filipino master's students came forward yesterday to accuse manpower brokers and a Taiwanese university of a work/study scam. At a press conference held yesterday ...

Taiwan Education Center Philippines holds event promoting study in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Taiwan Education Center Philippines, in cooperation with St. Paul University Quezon City, held an event yesterday (Feb. 18) that encouraged students and faculty members of ...

Taiwan's MOE funds 1st Mandarin course at Philippines Polytechnic University

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An organization under Taiwan's Ministry of Eduction (MOE) inaugurated a new, two-month Mandarin course at the Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) on Wednesday (...