Taiwan has removed nearly 70% of its Chiang Kai-shek statues, authoritarian symbols

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Transitional Justice Commission chairperson Yang Tsui (楊翠) stated on Monday (Oct. 26) that the government has already eliminated nearly 70 percent of Chiang Kai-Shek statu...

COVID-19 deepens divide between Bangladesh's rural and urban students

Nine-year-old Subarna Akhter Sathi spends most of her days with friends at a local playground in Brahmanbaria, an eastern district of Bangladesh. Normally, Subarna would be in school or doing homework...

Private colleges face closures amid low birth rates in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s educational authorities expressed support on Monday (Oct. 19) for the country’s public and private universities to merge amid population decline woes....

China rapidly expands use of experimental COVID-19 vaccines

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — China is rapidly increasing the number of people receiving its experimental coronavirus vaccines, with a city offering one to the general public and a biotech company provi...

China defends Confucius Institutes now under fire from US

BEIJING (AP) — Following scathing political attacks from the Trump administration, China on Friday defended its Confucius Institutes as apolitical facilitators of cultural and language exchange. ...

Chinese company offers coronavirus vaccine to students

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A Chinese drug developer is offering an experimental coronavirus vaccine to students going abroad in a strategy health experts say raises safety and ethical concerns. ...

Taiwan universities suffer losses from fewer foreign students

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Universities in Taiwan have reported a significant loss in tuition fees due to the decline in the number of international students amid the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pa...

Taiwan scholars offer mixed views on ractopamine safety at local hearing

Experts speaking at a public hearing at the Legislature offered little clarity on whether pork with trace amounts of the veterinary drug ractopamine posed a health threat to local consumers. Ractop...

US sees 'malign influence' in China-backed school program

The Trump administration on Friday encouraged U.S. schools and colleges to rethink their ties to the Confucius Institute, a program that brings Chinese language classes to America but, according to fe...

Report: 3.7 million Afghan children don't attend school

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Principal Fazel Rahim says the 1,700 students in grades 1-6 at his Allah Gul Mujahid primary school just east of the Afghan capital have no proper classrooms, safe drinking w...

Rimbun Capital Sdn. Bhd. Honored at the Asia Responsible Enterprise Awards 2020

SINGAPORE- Media OutReach - 7 October 2020 - A total of 81 projects and business leaders across Asia were selected as recipients of the Asia Responsible Enterprise Awards 2020 (AREA), which was an inc...

Taiwan's 2021 budget to rise by 4%

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s general budget for 2021 will increase by four percent next year, with defense accounting for the largest area of expenditure for the nation. Premier Su T...

China takes further step toward nationwide indoctrination

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The new guidelines released by China’s Ministry of Education on Wednesday (Sept. 23) indicate that Beijing is ramping up its brainwashing campaign on a national leve...

Syria's schools open amid anti-coronavirus measures

BEIRUT (AP) — More than 3 million Syrian students started school in government-held areas Sunday, marking the first school day amid strict measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, state medi...

HK TOP Professional Flame Cooking Platform Towngas Cooking Channel Arrives on YouTube

Star chefs assemble! Unbox cookery secrets, culinary inspirations every day Introducing intensive courses on Chinese cooking for domestic helpers Secret tips on ingredient selection and culinary arts...