University in Taiwan’s Kinmen islands sets up Muslim prayer room

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Quemoy University (NQU) on the outlying islands of Kinmen County unveiled a Muslim prayer room on Wednesday (Nov. 18) that it hopes would attract more student...

National Taiwan University ranked 40 for global reputation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Taiwan University (NTU) has been named one of the most globally esteemed universities in 2020 by Times Higher Education (THE). In the World Reputation Rankings...

Taiwan’s Tsing Hua University finds new biomarkers to precisely treat gastric cancer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Tsing Hua University said on Tuesday (Nov. 3) that the university’s Institute of Molecular & Cellular Biology team has found two key molecular biomarker...

Can't crush this: Beetle armor gives clues to tougher planes

NEW YORK (AP) — It's a beetle that can withstand bird pecks, animal stomps and even being rolled over by a Toyota Camry. Now scientists are studying what the bug’s crush-resistant shell could teach th...

Dalai Lama says he plans to visit Taiwan as academic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Dalai Lama said he will visit Taiwan in the capacity of a professor and deliver an address at National Tsing Hua University, reports said Tuesday (Oct. 6). Preachin...

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...

Taiwan's 2020 Tang Prize Laureates Gather to Address Mankind's Most Urgent Challenges

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 28 September 2020 - The Tang Prize Foundation joined forces with Taiwan's National Taiwan University, National Tsing Hua University, National Cheng Kung University, N...

COVID-19 Prompts Tang Prize Laureates to Examine New Challenges Facing Sustainable Development

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 11 September 2020 - To explore issues complicated by the coronavirus, including sustainable development, climate change and environmental protection, the Tang Prize F...

Twinning a tantalizing opportunity

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) – The dreaming spires of Oxford will be brighter in the morning sun for Taiwanese students, once university life in the U.K. returns to normal following the Wuhan coronav...

Taiwan’s National Tsing Hua University unveils new electric race car

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — From 0 to 100 kilometers per hour in 2.7 seconds: that is the speed which students at National Tsing Hua University hope will help them win awards for the TH05, the latest...

Ex MAC official tapped as Taiwan’s National Security Council advisor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chen Min-chi (陳明祺), a former official at Taiwan's cabinet-level agency dealing with cross-straits affairs, assumed office as an advisor at the National Security Counci...

Taiwan sees influx of returnee students as coronavirus rages worldwide

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Some of Taiwan’s top universities are being flooded with applications from overseas Taiwanese students who wish to return for study amid the COVID-19 threat and in t...

Pro-Beijing countries could 'deport' Taiwanese to China: Scholar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A former Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) official and scholar on Sunday (July 12) warned that the new national security law directed at Hong Kong could result in countries ...

Trump and Biden's mixed records on China and Taiwan: William Stanton

This is the second part of a two-part commentary. The first part can be found here. The most robust indication of American support for Taiwan has perhaps come in the form of the strongest U.S. gove...

The Trump conundrum — A Taiwan-centric perspective: William Stanton

This is the first part of a two-part commentary. The second part can be found here. Whatever anyone might think of President Donald Trump, many Taiwanese and foreign friends of Taiwan will likely b...