Taiwan Premier calls for preventive measures after three mutilated murder cases occurred in one month

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Premier William Lai (賴清德) said Thursday society needs to enhance education about gender equality and emotion management after three appalling murder cases were...

Taiwan hosts first forum of Indian and Taiwanese university presidents

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – National Tsing Hua University (國立清華大學) hosted the first forum of Indian and Taiwanese university presidents Thursday. A total of 11 university leaders from India attend...

'White Wolf' presents Mayor's Award at Taipei elementary graduation ceremony, causes outrage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The well-known and controversial figure of the “White Wolf” (白狼), a notorious gangster turned pro-China politician is grabbing headlines for his involvement in...

Upcoming events in Taipei for June 15-22

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – This coming week is filled with many activities in Taipei including Dragon Boat Festivals, FIFA World Cup and many local live performance events. Regardless of the rain, m...

Taiwan’s Education Ministry Launches Online Learning Initiative, “Huayu 101”

TAIPEI, Taiwan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 13, 2018--The Ministry of Education (MOE) announced the launch of an online learning initiative called “Huayu 101”, a brand new online Mandarin learning material, ...

2580 people took to waves during sea swim in Northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – 2580 people participated in the 11th annual Keelung Waimushan sea swim (基隆外木山海上長泳) in Keelung City (基隆市) today, reported CNA. The down stream event saw participants swi...

U.K. university ranking list removes China flag after Taiwan protest

London (CNA) - Quacquarelli Symonds Ltd. (QS), a U.K.-based global provider of information on higher education, has removed the flag for China from its listing of Taiwanese universities after str...

Third college closes as Taiwan's student population shrinks by 90,000 in 10 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Kaomei Junior College of Healthcare & Management in Kaohsiung City applied for a permanent closure from the school year 2018, set to become the third college in Taiwan optin...

Bulgaria Joins European Biobanking Research Infrastructure as Full Member

BOLOGNA, Italy--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 4, 2018--Bulgaria has joined the Biobanking and BioMolecular resources Research Infrastructure – European Research Infrastructure Consortium (BBMRI-ERIC) at its As...

Second-generation immigrant students are 10% of Taiwan's 1st-9th graders 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The latest data released by the Ministry of Education shows that the second generation of immigrant students make up one tenth of the total amount of elementary ...

Many Taipei elementary students score low in English proficiency: NTNU

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A study released on Monday (May 28) by National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) revealed that many children in Taipei's elementary schools received low marks in Englis...

Studies of space, hearing and DNA attract $1 million awards

NEW YORK (AP) — Seven scientists will share three $1 million prizes for studying the birthplace of stars, the mechanisms of hearing and a widely used tool for editing DNA. Winners of...

14 Taiwanese universities seek tuition hike for next school year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Shih Hsin University and 13 other universities in Taiwan have allegedly sought permission from the Ministry of Education to hike tuition and fees by 2.5 percent for th...

Taiwan’s top universities under investigation for substandard English course offerings

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— Peter Chang (張武修), Commissioner of the National Supervisory Commission of the Control Yuan, said on May 30 that National Taiwan University, Chenggong University, Tsing...

Taiwan’s minister of justice: The crime issue cannot be solved by judicial sentencing or execution

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—In the wake of recent separate cases of abhorrent murders and dismemberment of the victims’ bodies in Taiwan and calls from the society for more severe judicial punish...