China to write Xi Jinping ideology into high school textbooks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The thoughts of China’s Communist Party leader and President Xi Jinping (習近平) will be included in textbooks for high schools, reports said Wednesday. At last year...

All outdoor-lovers, the Taiwan Tourism Bureau's camping guide has arrived!

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Campers in Taiwan now have an excellent new resource to help them plan their outings, now that the Taiwan Tourism Bureau unveiled the new online camping companion site. ...

Taiwan elementary school starts a new multipurpose community center

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Sin Sheng Elementary School in Taitung (台東縣新生國小) Wednesday commemorated the opening ceremony of 'Si Shi Reading Hall and Community Learning Center' (四時悅讀館暨社區學...

Letters tell schools, parents in Malaysia: Don't send kids to study in Taiwan!

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Over 60 high schools across Malaysia have received mysterious letters over the last two months urging high schools not to promote studying in Taiwan to the students. Th...

Athletes honored at 2017 Taiwan Sports Elite Awards

Taipei, Dec. 27 (CNA) Track and field athlete Cheng Chao-tsun and weightlifter Kuo Hsing-chun received the 2017 Taiwan Sports Elite Awards for best male and female athlete, respectively, at an aw...

Sports Lottery donates to Taiwan Hospitality and Tourism University in Hualien

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan Sports Lottery Co. (台灣運彩) is donating NT$60 million (US$2 million) to the private Taiwan Hospitality and Tourism University (THTU, 台灣觀光學院) in Shoufeng, Hualien ...

Taiwan's medical programs recognized as comparable to those of the USA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of Education received a notice on Dec. 25 from the US National Committee on Foreign Medical Education and Accreditation (NCFMEA), under the US Department of E...

Taiwan and Japan sign MOU on maritime emergency and rescue cooperation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The two-day talks on maritime cooperation between Taiwanese and Japanese officials culminated in the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on maritime e...

University in Southern Taiwan to receive a treasure trove of historical German books

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Cheng Kung University in Tainan is preparing to receive a very generous donation of classic texts from Germany, thanks to the generosity of a German professor and an auspi...

Minerva Schools come to Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Minerva Schools at KGI (Keck Graduate Institute), one of the most reputed universities in the United States, will be coming to Taiwan bringing the first enrolled class&nbs...

Taiwan shines at International Junior Science Olympiad

Taiwan was the best performer at the International Junior Science Olympiad Dec. 3-12 in Arnhem-Nijmegen, the Netherlands, with all six members of the national team winning golds.   According to...

Taiwan's voting age for referendums lowered to 18

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As part of newly passed amendments to the Referendum Act (公民投票法), Taiwan's voting age for referendums has officially been lowered to 18 years of age.  The new ...

Taiwan can do more for foreign laborers, says NTU researcher returning from Thailand 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After spending 50 days this summer researching human rights and labor issues, National Taiwan University student Chen Guan-ru (陳冠儒), has returned to Taiwan to share his experie...

Indian man realizes dream of teaching Mandarin

NEW DELHI (Taiwan News) -- It was a dream come true for a boy from a remote village in Uttar Pradesh, to learn Mandarin. He had heard it spoken by two students while doing higher studies&...

Taiwanese students protest against universities setting English thresholds based on outside tests

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Students of National Chengchi University and other schools have been protesting against universities in Taiwan setting English proficiency requirements as a threshold f...