Taiwan ranks 5th at 2019 International Physics Olympiad

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —Taiwan won five medals and ranked 5th place in the International Physics Olympiad. The 50th International Physics Olympiad took place in Israel this year. Out of 78 coun...

Taiwan, Philippines discuss cooperation in higher education

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan and the Philippines seek to collaborate on higher education and promote student exchanges between the two countries. Nearly 150 education officials, and principals an...

Team Taiwan bags 12 medals at 30th Summer Universiade in Naples

Team Taiwan has won 12 medals—four gold, five silver and three bronze—for seventh in the overall standings as of Day 5 at the 30th Summer Universiade running July 3-14 in Naples, Italy. ...

Taiwan tackles brain drain to China head on

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan is clamping down on losing high-tech talents and intellectual property to China, following in the footsteps of the United States. Taiwan officials have become in...

National Taiwan University president complains about political persecution

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – At a public hearing about his allegedly past illegal jobs Tuesday (July 2), National Taiwan University (NTU) President Kuan Chung-ming (管中閔) complained of political persec...

Malaysian officials in Taiwan to boost Chinese language exchanges

A group of Malaysian education officials was in Taipei on Monday on an exchange program organized by the Ministry of Education (MOE) aimed at promoting greater cooperation on Chinese language instruct...

Taiwan to amend Medical Law which may affect med students studying abroad

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW) plans to amend the Physicians Act by implementing a screening test and lowering the quota for dental clinical practicums for fore...

Taiwan to include 7 Southeast Asian languages in basic education

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A total of seven Southeast Asian languages will be included in the curriculum of schools at primary and secondary education levels in Taiwan coming August, as part of the ...

Taiwan government urged to foster gender equality in schools

A legislator and several civic groups called on the government Sunday work harder toward achieving gender equality in schools, at an event to mark the 15th anniversary of a law to raise gender awarene...

Subsidized preschools benefit thousands of preschoolers in Taiwan

More than 900 preschools around Taiwan have joined a government subsidization program since it began last year, benefiting 92,000 preschoolers, government officials said Friday. The number of kinde...

Taiwan’s college tuition ranks No 14 in the world: Taiwan Higher Education Union

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan Higher Education Union said on Monday (June 3) that Taiwan’s university tuition fees rank 14th in the world according to the latest research done by its y...

'Charming' Waimushan sea swim to take place this weekend in Keelung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 3,200 meter Waimushan sea swim (外木山海上長泳) will take place in Keelung City (基隆市) at 7:30 a.m. on Sunday (May 26), United Daily reported. Participants will start the s...

Taiwanese buy fake Filipino passports to attend American school

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Wang Chuan-hung (王權宏) the owner of an immigration consulting firm was released on bail on Tuesday (May 21) after being questioned by prosecutors for allegedly selling fake Phil...

Taipei wants to host 2030 Asian Games

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taipei City Government is planning a bid to host the 2030 Asian Games, Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) told reporters Friday (May 17). The Summer Universiade organized in 201...

Sex offenses by teachers in Taiwan rise eightfold in 10 years: MOE

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan has seen an eightfold increase in cases of sexual assault committed by teachers in the nation's schools, while sexual harassment cases have risen by 16 times over th...