All Taiwanese universities jointly delay opening until March 2 to limit coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Representatives of universities nationwide have met with education officials and reached consensus on postponing the start of the 2020 spring semester to March 2. Amid ...

8 Taiwanese universities delay opening to stop coronavirus spread

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To prevent the spread of the deadly novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), eight Taiwanese universities announced on Sunday (Feb. 2) that they have postponed the beginning of the ...

‘Like I’m trapped’: Africans in China lockdown see no escape

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The normally bustling supermarket in Wuhan was deserted, looking more foreign than ever. Khamis Hassan Bakari walked the aisles and saw just two other shoppers, and fear sank...

'Like I'm trapped': Africans in China lockdown see no escape

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The normally bustling supermarket in Wuhan was deserted, looking more foreign than ever. Khamis Hassan Bakari walked the aisles and saw just two other shoppers, and fear sank in. ...

Pentagon gives conditional OK to resume Saudi training in US

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon has given the Navy and other military services conditional approval to resume training of Saudi Arabian nationals in the U.S. Operational training, suc...

Pentagon adding to restrictions on foreign military students

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon is imposing new restrictions and controls on all international military students at American bases, including limits on their possession of firearms, in response to a sh...

Attorney: Kansas researcher denies concealing Chinese work

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — An attorney for a Kansas researcher accused of concealing work he was doing for China while employed at the University of Kansas hit back on Thursday against a new indictment , s ...

US military training for Saudi students could resume soon

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. training for more than 800 Saudi Arabian military students could be restarted "in the coming days," the Pentagon said Thursday, nearly six weeks after a shooting by one Saudi tr...

Indictment: Kansas researcher secretly worked for China

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas associate professor concealed work he was doing for China while employed at the University of Kansas and tried to recruit other researchers and students for the Chinese g...

NTNU to build new dorm for international students

National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) said Tuesday it will spend about NT$600 million (US$20.05 million) to construct a new dormitory to accommodate international students. The building, which i...

MIT warns foreign students of possible visits from ICE

BOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is warning international students that federal immigration officials may visit their work sites to verify that their employment is directly rela...

Taiwan's top universities face shortage of Masters and PhD students

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Several of Taiwan’s top universities have failed to attract a single new student to more than 100 Masters and Ph.D. degree programs, the Ministry of Education said F...

Feds defend creation of fake school to fight visa fraud

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Federal agencies have pushed back against criticism that they entrapped hundreds of foreigners who enrolled in a fake school the agencies opened in an effort to fight vi...

Saudi gunman tweeted against US before naval base shooting

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — The Saudi gunman who killed three people at the Pensacola naval base had apparently gone on Twitter shortly before the shooting to blast U.S. support of Israel and accuse Americ...

Official: Base shooter watched shooting videos before attack

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — The Saudi student who fatally shot three sailors at a U.S. naval base in Florida hosted a dinner party earlier in the week where he and three others watched videos of mass shoot...