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Taiwan high school under fire for humiliating students, human rights violations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following Juang Jing Vocational High School (JJVS) Chair Wang Chuan-liang’s (王傳亮) alleged comment that students resemble beggars and prostitutes when squatting, the ...

Taiwan to let in 5,000 foreign Mandarin students in March 2022

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Education (MOE) on Wednesday (Nov. 17) announced that it plans to allow 5,000 foreign non-scholarship, non-degree students to enter Taiwan in March next ye...

Foreign students planning to study Mandarin in Taiwan feeling left behind

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has promised to open up soon for thousands of international students who wish to study Chinese in the country but have not been permitted to do so due to border res...

Mainland Affairs Council pledges to protect Taiwan's HK assets

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — According to evaluations by Taiwanese government officials, Taiwan’s national assets in Hong Kong may be under threat from the National Security Law in the territory...

Time Magazine advert promotes Taiwan-US Education Initiative

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A full-page advertisement promoting the fruits of the U.S.-Taiwan Education Initiative launched last December has been published in the latest issue of Time Magazine. T...

Taiwan boosts incentive to woo foreign academic talent

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Education (MOE) has announced an increased budget for the Yushan Scholar Program in 2022 to attract top-notch international academics. Launched in 2017,...

Foreign students urged to enter Taiwan by Dec. 15

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — International students enrolled in Taiwan’s universities and colleges are asked to enter the country by Dec. 15 to avoid the expected influx of visitors ahead of the...

Taiwanese author thriving in NCKU Chinese literature program

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Since author Chiang Ya-ni (蔣亞妮) began her PhD program in Chinese literature at National Cheng Kung University (NCKU), she has forged her own path, earning various accolade...

Taiwan’s NTNU teams up with UCLA on Mandarin and English education

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A collaboration between National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) and the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) will boost exchanges centered on language acquisition...

After a year, Iraq students back in school as pandemic slows

BAGHDAD (AP) — In Baghdad’s Green Valley primary school, children wearing face masks waited in long lines early Monday to pass through a specially constructed disinfection tunnel before entering their...

Taiwan's new foreign talent recruitment law takes effect

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A law designed to recruit foreign talent by relaxing the requirements for them to work in Taiwan, obtain permanent residency, and receive tax concessions went into effect ...

VP Lai reiterates Taiwan's commitment to developing cultural, creative industries

Taiwan is sparing no efforts in developing cultural and creative industries, according to Vice President Lai Ching-te Oct. 21. Cultural and creative industries are among the government’s top ...

Taiwan president attends semiconductor academy opening at NCKU

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) held an opening ceremony for its new Academy of Innovative Semiconductor and Sustainable Manufacturing on Friday (Oct. 22), celebrati...

France pays tribute to teacher beheaded by radical Islamist

PARIS (AP) — French schools on Friday were paying tribute to a teacher beheaded by a radical Islamist last year after he showed caricatures of the prophet of Islam to his class. Samu...

Taiwan's Mandarin education program bears fruit at US universities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following Harvard’s decision to move its Mandarin summer program from Beijing to Taipei, the Ministry of Education (MOE) has said there are 21 other American univers...