6 Taiwanese universities caught sending SE Asian students to work in factories

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Taiwanese legislator today revealed that six more universities have been found to be assigning their students from New Southbound Policy (NSP) nations to manual labor positio...

Taiwan universities see rise in number of Southeast Asian students

Taipei, Oct. 5 (CNA) - From prayer rooms that cater to Muslims to the diversity of food available at school cafeterias, university campuses in Taiwan have in recent years been stepping up efforts to a...

Taiwan to relax international student regulations to improve professional talent pool

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan Premier William Lai (賴清德) said the government is currently promoting draft legislation to make it easier for international students to continue their stay in Taiwan...

Taiwan beats annual target for enrollment of Southeast Asian students

The number of enrollments in Taiwan's tertiary institutions by Southeast Asian students in academic year 2017-2018 was more than 41,000, higher than the government's target of 40,300, Acting M...

Number of SE Asian students in Taiwan surpass Chinese

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The number of students from New Southbound Policy countries studying in Taiwan surpassed those from China for the first time last year, helping to compensate for the loss of re...

Premier to push new immigration policy

Taipei, Nov. 28 -- Premier Lai Ching-te (賴清德) said Monday that the government will push a new immigration policy that seeks, among others, to encourage Southeast Asian students currently studying in T...

President Tsai participates in the opening ceremony of vocational classes for Southeast Asian students

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The opening ceremony of vocational classes for overseas Chinese students from Southeast Asia was held at Chung Shan Industrial and Commercial School this morning with the ...

New Southbound Policy can still improve:Thai representative

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The New Southbound Policy has brought many benefits to Taiwan and Thailand relations; however, the policy still needs to make some improvements to boost the further unders...

Opinion: Taiwan keen on bettering ties with India

The island country of Taiwan having a population of 23 million is keen on strengthening relations with the second largest economy in Asia, in the fields of trade, tourism, education, culture and busin...

Tainan offers millions in scholarships to Southeast Asian students

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Tainan City Government announced its first batch of scholarships for students from around Southeast Asia as part of the Taiwan government’s “New Southbound Poli...

President hopes for cooperation with Japan in 'new southbound policy'

President Tsai Ing-wen expressed the hope Tuesday of exchanging views with Japan and cooperating with that country in the promotion of her "new southbound policy." Tsai said the government i...

Taiwan to boost scholarship opportunities for SE Asian students

Taiwan will significantly increase scholarship opportunities to attract students from Southeast Asia and India as part of the government's "New Southbound Policy," the Ministry of Education announced ...

Tsai considers Panama trip and Southward Policy office

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President-elect Tsai Ing-wen was considering accepting an invitation to attend the June 26 ceremony for the extension of the Panama Canal, while she said she would also set up a...