National Sports Training Center spearheads Taiwan’s efforts to capture Olympic glory

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- Taiwan has won five gold, seven silver and 12 bronze medals at the Olympics Games on top of 85 golds at the Asian Games. For the vast majority of the athletes who bagged these...

Swedish envoy seeking Taiwanese investment in Sweden

Sweden's new representative to Taiwan Håkan Jevrell pledged Monday to increase his country's profile in Taiwan to encourage more Taiwanese investment and vice versa, as he sees great pot...

Music teacher forces students to repeat anti-Chen Chu chant in N. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A high school music teacher is being investigated for violating administrative neutrality by discussing his political point of view in class and having his students recite insu...

Taiwanese university apologizes to Filipino students for 'unfair working agreements'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A university accused of exploiting Filipino students in a master's degree program for manual labor in a tile factory, issued an apology yesterday (March 7) and said that it...

Organizer defends controversial work-study program for Filipinos

he organizer of a work-study program for students from the Philippines defended her program Tuesday after being accused of forcing the students to work excessive hours in hazardous and difficult condi...

Filipino university students forced to work in Taiwan tile factory

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Three Filipino master's students came forward yesterday to accuse manpower brokers and a Taiwanese university of a work/study scam. At a press conference held yesterday ...

Colleges' program with China comes under Senate's crosshairs

A Senate panel is urging U.S. colleges to cut ties with a program operated by the Chinese government unless it provides transparency and offers America the same opportunity for outreach in China. ...

Brazil ministry tells students to recite Bolsonaro slogan

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's Ministry of Education is instructing students to sing the national anthem and read aloud a declaration that includes President Jair Bolsonaro's campaign slogan — and it ...

Taiwan’s sports universities provide athletes with top-class degrees, training

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- Taiwan won 17 gold, 19 silver and 31 bronze medals at the 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia, marking its best result at the event for two decades and placing it seventh among the ...

Taiwan Education Center Philippines holds event promoting study in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Taiwan Education Center Philippines, in cooperation with St. Paul University Quezon City, held an event yesterday (Feb. 18) that encouraged students and faculty members of ...

Taiwan volunteers advance health care in Eswatini

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- The Feng Hsing Medical Service Team from Taipei Medical University set out Feb. 10 for the Kingdom of Eswatini, the sixth time the volunteer aid group undertook an annual miss...

National Taiwan University president made unreported NT$18 million: Control Yuan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – National Taiwan University (NTU) President Kuan Chung-ming (管中閔) made at least NT$18 million (US$583,000) from unreported work during the 15 years that he held official fu...

Taiwan Control Yuan advocates better mountain education in wake of ‘bikini climber’ death

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Control Yuan is urging relevant departments to implement better mountain and wilderness education in Taiwan following the death of “bikini climber” Gigi Wu...

Foreign students in Taiwan 10% of total university and college students in 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The number of foreign students choosing to study in Taiwan has continued to climb over the years, according to a new report released by the Ministry of Education (MOE). ...

Taiwan plans to have 5,000 English teachers trained by 2030

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- To achieve former Premier William Lai's (賴清德) plan to make Taiwan a Chinese-English bilingual country by the year 2030, the Ministry of Education (MOE) is planning to train...