President of City University of Hong Kong cancels speech at NTU

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The speech originally scheduled to be given by City University of Hong Kong (CityU) President Kuo Way (郭位) at National Taiwan University (NTU) on Friday (Oct. 18) has been...

NTU president receives official reprimand from Control Yuan

TAIPEI (Taipei News) -- A hearing by the Public Functionary Disciplinary Sanction Commission involving National Taiwan University (NTU) President Kuan Chung-ming (管中閔) concluded on Monday (Sept. 2), f...

National Taiwan University president complains about political persecution

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – At a public hearing about his allegedly past illegal jobs Tuesday (July 2), National Taiwan University (NTU) President Kuan Chung-ming (管中閔) complained of political persec...

Education in Taiwan too political

Following his retirement as a career diplomat for the United States, former director of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) William Stanton (司徒文) served as the first director of the Center for Asia...

Former AIT director may leave post at National Taiwan University

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — William Stanton, former director at the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), may no longer hold a teaching position at National Taiwan University (NTU) after July, possibly...

Hearing into National Taiwan University president’s illegal jobs will be public

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In a rare move, the first hearing by the Public Functionary Disciplinary Sanction Commission into National Taiwan University (NTU) President Kuan Chung-ming’s (管中閔) ...

National Taiwan University president made unreported NT$18 million: Control Yuan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – National Taiwan University (NTU) President Kuan Chung-ming (管中閔) made at least NT$18 million (US$583,000) from unreported work during the 15 years that he held official fu...

Taiwan's former education minister returns to post after 2018 resignation, NTU debacle

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Following the appointment of the new Premier of the Executive Yuan, Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌), and the swearing in of new cabinet members the former Education Minister Pan Wen-chung...

Control Yuan impeaches National Taiwan University president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Control Yuan on Tuesday impeached National Taiwan University President Kuan Chung-ming (管中閔) in a vote of seven to four over his combination of a paid function with a ...

New Taiwan premier to keep old economics team: senior political source

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Taiwan's new premier, Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌), will be keeping on the economics and finance team from the previous Cabinet, but will make changes in other ministries and departments, ...

New acting Minister of Education appointed in Taipei, Yeh bids govt. farewell

TAIPIE (Taiwan News) – On Wednesday, Dec. 26, a farewell ceremony at the Ministry of Education was held for the outgoing Minister, Yeh Jiunn-rong (葉俊榮), who submitted his letter of resignation o...

Cabinet accepts education minister's resignation over National Taiwan University appointment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The government approved the resignation of Education Minister Yeh Jiunn-rong (葉俊榮) on Tuesday, just a day after he made public a controversial decision to accept the appoi...

Taiwan Education Minister did not consult with Tsai admin on approval of NTU president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Dec. 24, Minister of Education Yeh Jiunn-rong (葉俊榮) announced the ministry’s approval for Kuan Chung-ming's (管中閔) appointment as president of National Taiwan ...

National Taiwan University: Kuan Chung-ming approved by MOE as NTU President

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – ­ On Dec. 24, Taiwan’s Minister of Education, Yeh Jiunn-rong (葉俊榮), held a press conference to publicly address the year-long dispute between National Taiwan Uni...

Taiwan Education Minister claims NTU debacle will be resolved soon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- According to the current Minister of Education of the Tsai administration, Yeh Jiunn-rong (葉俊榮), the controversy surrounding the appointment and approval of the next president ...