Search for missing Taiwanese hiker continues

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Police, firefighters, and private search and rescue teams are still searching for a China Steel Express Corp. (CSE) employee surnamed Fu (傅), who was captured by security ...

Taiwan announces scholarship program for Czech students

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced 50 scholarship slots on Tuesday especially for Czech students intending to study Chinese in Taiwan. The scholarship program forms part of cooperatio...

Debit card offers perks for Indonesian students in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Indonesian Student Association in Taiwan (PERPITA) and the Indonesian Economic and Trade Office (IETO) are collaborating with Bank Negara Indonesia (BNI) on a debit ca...

Taiwan university to revoke KMT mayoral candidate's master's degree over plagiarism allegations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kaohsiung's National Sun Yat-sen University (NSYSU) will revoke the master’s degree held by unsuccessful Kuomintang (KMT) mayoral candidate Lee Mei-jhen (李眉蓁) du...

KMT stands with S. Taiwan mayoral candidate amid plagiarism scandal

The opposition Kuomintang (KMT) on Saturday reiterated that it will continue to throw its full weight behind Li Mei-jhen (李眉蓁), its candidate in the upcoming Kaohsiung mayoral by-election, two days af...

Taiwan university finds similarities in master’s thesis of mayoral candidate accused of plagiarism

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first meeting of a review committee at National Sun Yat-sen University (NSYSU) found a high level of similarity between the master’s thesis presented by Kaohsiun...

KMT candidate in Taiwan mayoral race tries to surrender master's degree amid scandal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Kuomintang (KMT) candidate for the Kaohsiung mayoral by-election Li Mei-jhen (李眉蓁) said on Thursday (July 23) that she will give up her master's degree as plagiari...

KMT candidate in S. Taiwan mayoral race accused of thesis plagiarism

[Last update: July 22 17:00] TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Kuomintang (KMT) candidate for the Kaohsiung mayoral by-election Li Mei-jhen (李眉蓁) has been accused of plagiarizing speech notes and an...

Four new crab species discovered along S. Taiwan river

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese researcher Li Jheng-jhang (李政璋), a doctoral candidate at National Sun Yat-sen University, has discovered four new terrestrial crab species along a river in Taiwa...

Taiwan's universities have no plan to hike tuition fees: MOE

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Education (MOE) said on Wednesday (June 10) that universities in Taiwan have no plans to hike tuition fees for the 2020-2021 school year. In Taiwan, app...

First Taiwan-developed coronavirus antibody test approved

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A domestically-developed antibody test for the coronavirus (COVID-19) has been approved by the Taiwanese authorities. The first test of its kind in Taiwan, it helps pai...

Taiwan university develops 15-minute coronavirus test

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A university in Taiwan’s Kaohsiung has developed a quick test for the coronavirus (COVID-19) that is said to identify asymptomatic patients in 15 minutes. Led by ...

Graduation ceremonies in Taiwan allowed to take place without crowd limits

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Ministry of Education on Thursday (May 21) sent a document to schools and local governments, stating that large-scale school activities such as graduation cer...

8 Taiwanese universities delay opening to stop coronavirus spread

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To prevent the spread of the deadly novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), eight Taiwanese universities announced on Sunday (Feb. 2) that they have postponed the beginning of the ...

Chinese student cries Taiwan's 14-day quarantine is 'violation of human rights'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese student on Tuesday (Jan. 28) complained that Taiwan's two-week self-quarantine of Chinese students was a "serious violation of basic human rights" ...