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 Normal University student confirmed with Wuhan virus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) confirmed on Tuesday (March 31) that one of its students has been confirmed as having the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), making the...

NTNU to build new dorm for international students

National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) said Tuesday it will spend about NT$600 million (US$20.05 million) to construct a new dormitory to accommodate international students. The building, which i...

NTNU professor turns math into fun and games

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lin Fu-lai (林福來), a professor at National Taiwan Normal University's Shi-Da Institute for Mathematics Education, was invited as the guest on the latest episode of the ...

Good vibrations: Taiwan universities reveal ant and butterfly communication

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) and National Chung Hsing University (NCHU) announced Thursday (Dec. 12) their research teams have discovered a communication mecha...

AIT Kaohsiung chief lauds benefits of learning Taiwanese

Even among polyglot foreign diplomats, Matthew O'Connor, chief of the American Institute in Taiwan's (AIT) Kaohsiung branch office, may be one of the few able to greet an interviewer in fluent...

Taiwanese are not funny enough: university study

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese do not rate highly on the international scale for sense of humor, but such a sense can be learned, a research team at National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) sa...

Three top universities in Taiwan to shorten semesters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three top universities in Taiwan have reportedly shortened their semesters to ease the transition for Taiwanese students planning on attending academic institutions overse...

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 ...

Kiwi student wins Mandarin public speaking contest in Taipei

A language program student from New Zealand on Thursday won the top prize in a Mandarin public speaking contest in Taipei where foreign nationals described their experiences in Taiwan or shared other ...

Taiwanese professor goes missing in China, family denies rumor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A famous and outspoken China-friendly academic was said to have gone missing in August of 2018, possibly serving a 3-year prison sentence for an unknown reason, while his ...

NTNU to introduce Taiwan’s first coed dorms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) announced Thursday (Oct. 17) that it will introduce coed student dormitories on its Gongguan campus from next year – making ...

Taiwan wins silver and bronze at International Geography Olympiad

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan has garnered two silvers and one bronze medal at the 16th International Geography Olympiad (iGeo), which is taking place in Hong Kong between July 30 and Aug. 5. ...

Taiwan conductor Liao Yuan-hong comes third in international competition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese conductor Liao Yuan-hong (廖元宏) came third at the second BMI International Bucharest Conducting Competition in Bucharest, Romania, on Sunday (July 28), Central News Ag...

NTNU production based on works of Nobel Prize-winning Chinese author

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) has launched the production “Soliloquy on Soul Mountain,” which was inspired by works of Nobel prize-winner Gao Xingji...