Taiwan aims to be 1st choice for Indian students studying abroad

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Thanks to the efforts of Taiwanese overseas representative offices, and the Ministry of Education, it is expected that as many as 10,000 Indian students will join research...

Mayor of German city seeks to reassure foreign students

CHEMNITZ, Germany (AP) — The mayor of Chemnitz is trying to reassure foreign visitors, students and investors that the eastern German city is safe, despite violent far-right protests earlier this week...

For Thais, language a barrier to studying in Taiwan: teacher

Thai students interested in studying in Taiwan are worried about potential language barriers and the availability of scholarships, a teacher at Siam Technology College in Bangkok said Friday. Liu S...

Taiwan to relax international student regulations to improve professional talent pool

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan Premier William Lai (賴清德) said the government is currently promoting draft legislation to make it easier for international students to continue their stay in Taiwan...

Trump, at golf club, intent on projecting he's hard at work

BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump is spending his summer vacation at his golf club in New Jersey. Wait, don't call it "vacation." Trump, who is loath to admit to sleepin...

Saudi effort to punish Canada seems to have little effect

TORONTO (AP) — When Saudi Arabia ordered its citizens studying in Canada to abruptly leave the country it left institutions like Techno Canada in the lurch, forcing the small Toronto business school t...

Hundred-year temple parade draws locals and foreigners alike to Taiwan's Daxi Old Street 

TAOYUAN (Taiwan News) — The two-day celebration of the birthday of the Taoist deity Lord Guan (關聖帝君) in Daxi District, Taoyuan City, kicked off Saturday with around-the-town parades that drew lo...

Foreigners banned from Australian parliament internships over Chinese spy worries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Australian National University (ANU) has banned foreign students from taking part in its internship program with federal lawmakers, amid rising concerns from lawmakers...

Dubai International Academic City Universities Report Sustained Growth in Chinese Student Enrolment

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 8, 2018--Fuelled by economic trends, including the boom in trade and tourism between the UAE and China, concerted efforts of Dubai’s higher education...

Indonesia students visit Taiwan to learn Chinese in government-sponsored program

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A group of Indonesian students led by Taiwan Education Center Indonesia visited the Cabinet-level Overseas Community Affairs Council (OCAC) on July 3 as part of a Chi...

Australia gov. warns against reliance on Chinese university students

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An Australian state auditor-general has warned against universities in Australia from increasing their reliance on Chinese students, as concerns mount over the risks of gr...

Taiwan beats annual target for enrollment of Southeast Asian students

The number of enrollments in Taiwan's tertiary institutions by Southeast Asian students in academic year 2017-2018 was more than 41,000, higher than the government's target of 40,300, Acting M...

Japan OKs economic plan to allow more foreign workers

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's Cabinet on Friday adopted an economic plan that would allow more foreign workers as the rapidly aging country seeks to make up for its declining workforce. Under the ...

Taiwan’s Education Ministry Launches Online Learning Initiative, “Huayu 101”

TAIPEI, Taiwan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 13, 2018--The Ministry of Education (MOE) announced the launch of an online learning initiative called “Huayu 101”, a brand new online Mandarin learning material, ...

The Latest: Officials worry Chinese students pose risk to US

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Chinese institutes on U.S. campuses (all times local): 4:55 p.m. U.S. intelligence and security officials are voicing concerns to a ...