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Taiwan's MOE recruiting 531 foreign English teachers in 2022

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Education (MOE) said Tuesday (Jan. 18) that it will recruit 531 foreign English teachers in 2022 to teach at public elementary and junior high schools in 2...

16 Ugandan students forced to work in central Taiwan factories

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Education has barred Chungchou University of Science and Technology (CCUT) from recruiting foreign students after one of its 16 Ugandan students reported t...

Salaam, Luck headline College Football Hall of Fame class

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Late Heisman Trophy winner Rashaan Salaam of Colorado and two-time Heisman runner-up Andrew Luck of Stanford headline a list of 21 former players and coaches in this year's College...

Taiwan to reopen borders to foreign Mandarin students in March

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Education (MOE) has announced that Taiwan will open its borders to Mandarin students without scholarships in March, with about 5,000 students expected to a...

Taiwan wants to attract more high school students from Hong Kong, Macau

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Education (MOE) has almost finalized a proposal to allow students from Hong Kong and Macau easier access to senior high schools in Taiwan, reports said Wed...

Eastern Conference rookies showing plenty of promise so far

Cade Cunningham and Franz Wagner are giving the Eastern Conference's bottom two teams reasons for optimism. The Detroit Pistons and Orlando Magic have seven victories apiece this sea...

In nation at war with itself, one town tries cup of civility

LOVETTSVILLE, Va. (AP) — When Maureen Donnelly Morris came from nearby Leesburg to open her café in Lovettsville, she got a warm welcome. Neighbors rallied to her aid. Divisions ripping at their town ...

In nation at war with itself, one town tries cup of civility

LOVETTSVILLE, Va. (AP) — When Maureen Donnelly Morris came from nearby Leesburg to open her café in Lovettsville, neighbors rallied to her aid. Divisions ripping at their town and their country were s...

Myanmar military reverts to strategy of massacres, burnings

BANGKOK (AP) — When the young farmhand returned to his village in Myanmar, he found the still smoldering corpses in a circle in a burned-out hut, some with their limbs tied. The Myan...

Myanmar military reverts to strategy of massacres, burnings

BANGKOK (AP) — When the young farmhand returned to his village in Myanmar, he found the still smoldering corpses in a circle in a burned-out hut, some with their limbs tied. The Myan...

Depleted Heat hold off depleted Wizards, 119-112

MIAMI (AP) — Miami had eight players available, losing one after he had completed his pregame warmup. Washington had players getting crash courses in Wizards terminology a couple hours before actually...

Clippers hold off Kings 105-89, snap 3-game skid

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Eric Bledsoe scored 19 points, Paul George had 17 and the Los Angeles Clippers held off the Sacramento Kings 105-89 on Wednesday night. Serge Ibaka added a ...

Ghislaine Maxwell jury begins deliberations after closings

NEW YORK (AP) — A jury began deliberations Monday, tasked with considering whether Ghislaine Maxwell is a dangerous predator who recruited teens to be sexually abused by financier Jeffrey Epstein — as...

Hield scores 18 points in 4th, Kings beat Spurs 121-114

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Buddy Hield scored 18 of his 29 points in the fourth quarter and made seven 3-pointers to help the Sacramento Kings beat the San Antonio Spurs 121-114 on Sunday. ...

UN delays action on Myanmar and Afghanistan's bid for seats

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. General Assembly approved a resolution Monday delaying action on requests by Myanmar’s military junta and Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers to take their countries’ seats at ...