Taiwan News Weekly Roundup - February 15

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –Top news this week includes Taiwan's China Airlines pilot strike officially ends: Air New Zealand plane turned back from China for referring to Taiwan as country; 16-ye...

British MPs demand Taiwan name correction from IELTS

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A total of 46 members of Great Britain’s House of Commons and House of Lords wrote a letter to the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Global Partnership...

IELTS bows to Beijing by posting 'Taiwan, China' on English testing site

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On Friday (Oct. 5), multiple Taiwanese media outlets reported that International English Language Testing System (IELTS) changed its online reference from Taiwan to "Taiwa...

British Council unveils IELTS by computer in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) by computer will also be available for students in Taiwan beginning October 1, according to the British Council. The...

ETS kowtows to Beijing by posting 'Taiwan, China' on TOEFL site

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese students preparing to take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) became incensed when they discovered Educational Testing Service (ETS) had kowtowed to Be...

Universities urged to help students improve English proficiency

Taipei, June 26 (CNA) Taiwan's Consumers' Foundation has called on local universities to take responsibility for improving English-language skills among their students, in view of the fact that...