Experts air new concerns about UN response to Myanmar crisis

GENEVA (AP) — U.N.-backed investigators who examined a crackdown by Myanmar security forces that caused hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims to flee to neighboring Bangladesh issued a searing cri...

Taiwan to make English an official second language next year: Premier Lai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan will adopt a top-down approach to promoting bilingualism centered on Chinese and English as soon as next year in a bid to boost international competitiveness, said ...

Taiwan, Philippines deepen cooperation via university forum

The first Philippines-Taiwan University Presidents' Forum is taking place in the Philippines' Mandaluyong City Aug. 23-24, during which cooperation on higher education between the two countrie...

36 EU officials join research, Mandarin programs at Taiwan Universities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In a statement on Aug. 22, the Ministry of education released a statement in promotion of an educational exchange program with the European Union. The program promotes ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Aug. 8, the 220th day of 2018. There are 145 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August 8...

Donor helping fraudsters, offshore bettors backs Trump

NEW YORK (AP) — One customer was a debt collector that threatened to jail people if they didn't pay back loans that they never took out. Another was an offshore gambling operation that hid bets behind...

Donor helping fraudsters, offshore bettors backs Trump

NEW YORK (AP) — One customer was a debt collector that threatened to jail people if they didn't pay back loans that they never took out. Another was an offshore gambling operation that hid bets behind...

Nintendo Download: Summer Vacation

REDMOND, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 26, 2018--This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content: This press release features multimedia. View the full release he...

Nintendo Download: Summer Vacation

REDMOND, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 26, 2018--This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content: This press release features multimedia. View the full release he...

Taiwan Education minister moves to settle NTU president dispute

TAIPEI (CNA) -- New Education Minister Yeh Jiunn-rong (葉俊榮) said Monday that he has met with Chen Wei-jao (陳維昭), the convener of the National Taiwan University presidential selection committee, to dis...

New Mexico lawmakers weigh immigration detention oversight

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Several migrants told New Mexico lawmakers Monday that they were denied medication and adequate treatment while detained inside two different federal immigration facilities in th...

Taiwan education minister-designate vows to settle NTU president dispute

Education Minister-designate Yeh Jiunn-rong said Thursday he will seek to resolve the dispute over the selection of a new National Taiwan University (NTU) president as quickly as possible on taki...

14 Taiwan Universities form alliance to preserve academic freedom

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Fourteen Taiwanese universities along with hundreds of the country’s scholars officially founded the Taiwan Action Alliance for University Autonomy (全國大學自主聯盟) on Fri...

Extra games can help some teams in the NBA summer grind

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Summer play is a grind for the Miami Heat. They like it that way. Miami is one of eight teams doubling up on summer leagues this year, and when the...

Social issues roiling US weigh heavy on Independence Day

BOSTON (AP) — In these complex times, a simple question about the quintessential American holiday of fireworks, cookouts and parades isn't always so simple. As Americans prepare to c...