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Taiwan suspends entry to all international students

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan started suspending entry to non-resident foreigners on Friday (Jan. 1), with schools halting entry permit applications for all international students. The Minist...

12 universities in Taiwan suffer enrollment rate lower than 60 percent

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A dozen universities in Taiwan suffered an enrollment rate lower than 60 percent this year, including Taiwan Hospitality and Tourism University, which only had 39.5 percen...

Taiwan, U.S. sign agreement on scientific cooperation

Taiwan and the United States on Friday jointly announced the signing of a U.S.-Taiwan Scientific and Technological Cooperation Agreement aimed at providing a legal structure for further cooperation in...

Taiwan, US launch new language education initiative

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan and the U.S. on Thursday (Dec. 3) unveiled an initiative to cooperate on Chinese- and English-language teaching, following concerns in the U.S. about academic excha...

Taiwan releases video on International Day of Persons with Disabilities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Education (MOE) on Thursday (Dec. 3) released an animated video in honor of International Day of Persons with Disabilities to raise awareness about inclusi...

College student 6th suspected suicide incident in Taiwan in 9 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The death of a young man on Tuesday (Nov. 17) marks the sixth suspected suicide incident involving a college student in Taiwan in the past nine days, prompting university ...

Survey shows Taiwan students overdependent on cram schools

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over half of Taiwanese believe that attending cram schools is essential for achieving academic success, according to a recent survey conducted by The Professor Huang Kun-h...

Google Taiwan to host digital education courses for teachers

Google Taiwan announced Thursday (Sept. 24) that it will host a series of courses, both in person and online, over the next few months aimed at helping teachers learn how to use digital education serv...

Time right for transforming India-Taiwan relations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — India has always been cautious in engaging Taiwan since New Delhi established the India-Taipei Association relations in 1995 to promote bilateral relations; indeed, the gr...

New Taipei aims to become bilingual by 2030

New Taipei City Mayor Hou Yu-ih (侯友宜) on Friday (Aug. 21) laid out his vision to make the city bilingual by 2030, a goal that aims to nurture "world citizens" who are willing to speak and us...

Taiwan weighs lifting restrictions on Chinese students

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After three Taiwanese university associations pushed for new and returning students from China to be allowed into Taiwan, Education Minister Pan Wen-chung (潘文忠) said Wedne...

MOE confirms first-time Indonesian students not among those cleared to enter Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid much speculation over whether first-time students can, in fact, enter the country, the Taiwan Education Center (TEC) Indonesia is urging the more than 500 Indonesian ...

Taiwan education ministry advises schools to ban tripping jump challenge

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to increased casualties worldwide caused by the Tripping Jump Challenge, Taiwan's Ministry of Education (MOE) is issuing a letter to schools that recommend...

Han's wife claims Taiwan's grade schools teach about anal sex, orgasms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu’s (韓國瑜) wife on Monday (Nov. 11) claimed she had evidence that elementary school students are being taught about &...

Daughter of Vietnamese immigrant receives desk after testing into top Taiwan school

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The daughter of a Vietnamese immigrant who lives in a makeshift home has received a new desk and container house after news broke of her plight and her successful entrance to a...