Migrant advocacy organization in Taiwan prefers to focus on positive

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On an upper floor of a scruffy white building near Taipei Main Station — hidden above a stack of hostels, boutiques, and cram schools — the five full-time empl...

Showing Black Lives Matter in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — There was a positive and peaceful vibe at the Black Lives Matter rally held on Saturday (June 13) at 228 Peace Memorial Park in Taipei. A crowd of about 500 people &mda...

Ex-athlete's 'Starting Point' art exhibition a winner

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan artist Kuo Yen-fu (郭彥甫) launched his latest athlete-themed art exhibition on Saturday (Jun 6) at Estyle Gallery, Taichung. The solo exhibition, titled "Star...

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 ...

Demonstrators stage sit-in against proposed ban on gatherings in Taipei Main Station lobby

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hundreds staged a sit-in at Taipei Main Station on Saturday (May 23) to protest a proposed ban on sitting in the lobby, which would deprive the country's Southeast Asi...

Letter to Editor: Thank you, Taiwan

COVID-19 has once again highlighted man's insignificance compared with nature. In Italy and beyond, we have witnessed the greatness of ordinary people, from whom much was asked and much was given....

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 ...

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...

Tsai 38 points ahead of Han in Taiwan presidential poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The latest opinion poll released by the Taipei-based Cross-Strait Policy Association on Tuesday (Dec. 17) shows that President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) is 38 percentage points a...

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...

Taiwan's education ministry pushes universities to start winter break early for 2020 elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Education (MOE) is sending letters to universities nationwide asking them to administer final exams earlier, as some current testing dates would conflict w...

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...