Democracy prevails in Taiwan

After a year of extensive and grueling political contention, Tsai Ing-wen of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has won the presidency for a second term, garnering 57.1 percent of the vote, while ...

Taiwan's top universities face shortage of Masters and PhD students

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Several of Taiwan’s top universities have failed to attract a single new student to more than 100 Masters and Ph.D. degree programs, the Ministry of Education said F...

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)...

Historian warns some Taiwan media outlets are mouthpieces for China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Prominent Chinese-American historian Yu Ying-shih (余英時) warned on Friday (Nov. 22) of Taiwan media outlets acting as mouthpieces for the Chinese government. Hosted by N...

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 colleges sign petition in support of HK protesting students

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Student associations in Taiwan are voicing support for pro-democracy protesters and condemning the police, as the unrest at Hong Kong's universities becomes a battlefi...

Taiwan Legislature ratifies 5 Central Election Commission nominees

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Legislative Yuan gave its seal of approval to five candidates for the Central Election Commission (CEC) amid an opposition boycott Tuesday (October 29). The three w...

Over 27% of Taiwan people support independence: MAC poll

A recent survey released by the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC), which is in charge of supervising exchanges across the Taiwan Strait, showed that more than 27 percent of respondents in the poll suppor...

Taiwan-American medical professionals issue statement defending Tsai's Ph.D.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As some sources in Taiwan’s media stir controversy by questioning the authenticity of President Tsai Ing-wen’s Ph.D. dissertation, a group of professionals fro...

Media personality takes Taiwan president’s LSE Ph.D. to government watchdog

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Despite the Presidential Office having presented its case about President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) Ph. D. disserta...

Han's 1988 master's thesis critical of China's plans to annex Taiwan, HK extradition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The more than 30-year-old master's thesis of itinerant Kaohsiung Mayor and Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) brings up the issue of extraditing ...

Taiwan president's LSE dissertation viewable to public, digital copy also up

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid the ongoing controversy over the veracity of Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen's (蔡英文) Ph.D. dissertation from the London School of Economics and Political Science (L...

Taiwan hosts for 1st time IAC annual conference

Taiwan is hosting for the first time the annual conference of Tokyo-headquartered International Academy of Chief Information Officers (IAC) Sept. 25-27 in Taipei City. Organized by Cabinet-level Na...

Taiwan president's original doctoral dissertation made public to debunk fake diploma accusations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Presidential Office made President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) doctoral dissertation public on Monday (Sept. 23) to debunk long-running accusations that her ...