Taiwan sees influx of returnee students as coronavirus rages worldwide

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Some of Taiwan’s top universities are being flooded with applications from overseas Taiwanese students who wish to return for study amid the COVID-19 threat and in t...

American academic, Taoist experts exchange views on US-China relationship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — There could not be a better time for deeper understanding," especially between China and the United States, Professor Fu-Kuo Liu (劉復國), director of National Chengchi ...

National Taiwan Normal University to revise school song

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) said Wednesday (May 27) that it will take out controversial phrases from its school song after receiving a wave of criticism from ...

Taiwan professor uses kung fu to strike student

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A professor from National Chengchi University (NCCU), surnamed Chang (張), has been suspended after allegedly attacking one of his students following a debate about Wing Ch...

Taiwan’s top universities report coronavirus case, restrict campus access

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Taiwan University (NTU) has banned visits by outsiders, and National Chengchi University (NCCU) has confirmed that a student has been infected with the Wuhan coro...

Bethune-Cookman tops Norfolk State 78-55

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Isaiah Bailey scored 21 points and grabbed eight rebounds, Malik Maitland had 18 points, six rebounds and seven assists, and Bethune-Cookman beat Norfolk State 78-55 on Mond...

NC Central beats Howard 80-65 for 15th straight home win

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Jibri Blount had 20 points and 11 rebounds, Deven Palmer added 15 points and North Carolina Central beat Howard 80-65 on Monday night for its 15th straight home victory. ...

Taiwan’s National Chengchi University prepares partnership with Thailand’s Thammasat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following the launch of an office in Bangkok, National Chengchi University (NCCU) has announced it is working on a strategic partnership with Thammasat University, one of ...

South Korean professor ordered to pay NT$800,000 in damages for sexually harassing Taiwanese students

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A South Korean professor at National Chengchi University (NCCU), who was convicted of sexual harassment last year, has been ordered to pay a fine of NT$800,000 (US$26,000)...

Number of visiting HK students, professors spikes in Taiwan amid escalating protests

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The number of Hong Kong students and professors applying to study and teach at Taiwanese universities as guests has spiked amid the prolonged protests in Hong Kong, which ...

Taiwan should recruit more students from Hong Kong and Macau

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Universities see the recent anti-China sentiment in Hong Kong as an opportunity and have called on the Ministry of Education to allow more students from Hong Kong and Maca...

Students speak out against fake news, demand fact-checking

A group of university students joined forces Saturday to speak out in a campaign against fake news, displaying a poster-sized letter of commitment that calls on media outlets in Taiwan to adhere to th...

Chinese general lists 10 'privileges' Taiwan will 'enjoy' under 'one country, two systems'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In a recent interview with the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) propaganda radio program Voice of the Strait (海峡之声), a Chinese general listed 10 supposed "privil...

Taiwanese students chop leg off Chiang Kai-shek equestrian statue

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The leg of an equestrian statue of Chiang Kai-shek (蔣介石) was cut off by college students early this morning on the campus of National Chengchi University (NCCU) to retaliate ag...

Contrary to Xi's speech, 84% of Taiwanese do not accept '1992 consensus'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Despite Chinese President Xi Jinping's demand that Taiwan adhere to the mythical "1992 consensus" during a speech given on Wednesday, over 80 percent of Taiwanese...