102-year-old priest recognized for dedication in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Andrés Díaz de Rábago (賴甘霖), a Spanish Jesuit priest, former doctor, and instructor from National Taiwan University (NTU) College of Medicine, has rec...

Taiwanese students refuse to attend leadership forum in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) on Wednesday (Oct. 16) praised student associations for refusing to attend a cross-strait leadership forum organized by China. The gr...

President of City University of Hong Kong cancels speech at NTU

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The speech originally scheduled to be given by City University of Hong Kong (CityU) President Kuo Way (郭位) at National Taiwan University (NTU) on Friday (Oct. 18) has been...

Arrival of Flagship in Taiwan significant for US-Taiwan relations: William Stanton

The U.S. Language Flagship Program Has Come to Taiwan Relations between the United States and Taiwan have clearly never been better, but we tend to measure that progress only in terms of major eve...

Chinese tourist banned 5 years for destroying National Taiwan University Lennon Wall

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Chinese tourist arrested on Monday (Oct. 7) for ripping down a Lennon Wall at National Taiwan University (NTU) will be deported on a charge of vandalism and denied ent...

Video shows Chinese tourist rip down National Taiwan University Lennon Wall

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese tourist was arrested on Monday morning (Oct. 7) after he was captured on video ripping down a Lennon Wall at National Taiwan University (NTU). On its Facebook...

Proposal to conduct referendum on abortion triggers debate in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The proposal to hold a referendum on banning induced abortion for a fetus aged eight weeks or older has sparked a heated debate in Taiwan. The Central Election Commissi...

Former Taiwan VP calls on Tsai to show LSE diploma 'for everyone to smell'

TAIWAN News — Former Vice President Annette Lu (呂秀蓮), who has declared her bid for the Taiwanese presidency, is the latest public figure to demand that President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) present evide...

National Taiwan University 120th in global rankings

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – National Taiwan University (NTU) placed 120th in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2020, up 50 spots from last year. A total of 36 universities...

Taiwan president's college roommate says LSE doctoral degree is real

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- President Tsai Ing-wen's (蔡英文) roommate during her studies at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and former minister of the Mainland Affairs Council...

Taiwan professor demands president publish her LSE Ph.D. dissertation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) should publish her Ph.D. dissertation from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) to convince all doubters, a professor sa...

NTU president receives official reprimand from Control Yuan

TAIPEI (Taipei News) -- A hearing by the Public Functionary Disciplinary Sanction Commission involving National Taiwan University (NTU) President Kuan Chung-ming (管中閔) concluded on Monday (Sept. 2), f...

U.S. research vessel to depart for Palau after 12 days in Taiwan

U.S. naval research vessel Sally Ride will depart for Palau Monday to conduct oceanographic research after a 12-day port call in northern Taiwan for replenishment of supplies and replacement of instru...

Taiwan to launch new ocean research fleet

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A new fleet of oceanographic research vessels is expected to be launched in the first half of 2020, a boost to Taiwan’s ocean current research and homeland security ...

Taiwan-Canada team eying victory in driverless vehicle contest

A driverless vehicle project developed by Taiwanese and Canadian experts is hoping to take the top prize when the winners of an autonomous vehicle challenge are announced in Dubai and bring recognitio...