US State Department website promoting language learning uses Taipei 101 image as masthead

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The new foreign language learning website launched by the U.S. State Department uses an image of Taipei 101 as its masthead. On Wednesday (Oct. 28), this prompted a Tai...

New face on Chinese state media grabs attention amid Inner Mongolia unrest

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese state network CCTV has picked a new anchorwoman of Mongolian ethnicity at a time when the country grapples with ongoing protests in the autonomous region of Inner ...

Students in Inner Mongolia protest Chinese language policy

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Ethnic Mongolians, including students and parents, in China’s Inner Mongolia region are demonstrating their anger in rare public protests against a new bilingual education policy...

Foundation raises funds to hire teachers from Taiwan in Manila school

A Taiwan-Philippines foundation said Sunday that it has raised more than 10 million pesos (US$197,604) in donations that will be used to recruit instructors from Taiwan to teach Mandarin Chinese at a ...

Kiwi student wins Mandarin public speaking contest in Taipei

A language program student from New Zealand on Thursday won the top prize in a Mandarin public speaking contest in Taipei where foreign nationals described their experiences in Taiwan or shared other ...

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 (...

Taiwan News interviews PeggyTeachesChinese founder

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan News on Dec. 6 interviewed Taiwanese YouTuber Peggy Lee (Li Jia-hui, 李家慧) about her experience teaching Mandarin online for nearly a decade and the start of her new vide...

YouTuber launches new series 'Traveling Taiwan' for students of Mandarin

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A YouTuber who has dedicated her channel to creating instructional videos for students learning Mandarin has announced a new series this week that will explore the culture...

Sieren's China: Speaking Mandarin on Mars

The 48-year-old astronaut Matthias Maurer might be one of the few Germans who knows how to say "lunar lander" and "descent orbit insertion" in Chinese. He's been learning Manda...

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 Chinese ...

Indian university teams up with Taiwan to start a degree program in Mandarin Chinese

NEW DELHI (Taiwan News) - Amity University in India will start a three-year degree program in Mandarin Chinese from next year, said Dr Balvinder Shukla, Vice Chancellor of the University. He was a...

33 students join TOCFL for mandarin proficiency test in India

NEW DELHI (Taiwan News) - Thirty-three Indian students of the O.P. Jindal Global University, Sonipat, in Haryana state, India, recently showed up for their first Chinese Language Proficiency Test (TOC...

India-Taiwan Bilateral Forum to focus on Mandarin Teaching Materials for Indian Learners

NEW DELHI (Taiwan News) -- The second "India-Taiwan Bilateral Forum on the Mandarin Chinese Teaching Materials for Indian Learners" will be held at Amity University, Noida, from May 18 to 19...

India-Taiwan bilateral forum on the Mandarin Chinese teaching materials for Indian learners

NEW DELHI (Taiwan News) - The second "India-Taiwan Bilateral Forum on the Mandarin Chinese Teaching Materials for Indian Learners" will be held at Amity University, Noida, from May 18 to 19,...