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Taiwan students rise in global math and science performance rankings

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The performance of Taiwanese students in mathematics and science has slightly improved in the latest Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) rankings...

South Korea promises harsh punishment for driver who killed Taiwanese student

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The South Korean government said Monday (Dec. 7) that it has no tolerance for those who drive under the influence and that the drunk driver who killed a Taiwanese student ...

Taiwan teenager shines light on WHO exclusion in NHK special

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese teenager Stacy Hua (花湧惠) highlighted the World Health Organization's (WHO) exclusion of Taiwan in a program organized by Japan's national broadcaster NHK...

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...

Close to 90% of Taiwanese university students seeking part-time jobs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Close to 90 percent of university students in Taiwan said they are planning to take on part-time jobs in the fall to ease financial burdens inflicted by the ongoing corona...

Taiwan students struggle to find summer jobs: survey

Students in Taiwan are having trouble finding summer jobs in an economy that has been affected by the COVID-19 outbreak, according to the results of a survey released Friday (July 10). The "20...

Taiwan High Court hands activists jail terms for Sunflower Movement crimes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Seven activists who were charged with inciting supporters to break into the Cabinet building as part of the Sunflower Student Movement were found guilty on Tuesday (April ...

Taiwan student fires back at WHO head over charge of racism

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese student studying infectious diseases in the U.K. wrote a blistering open letter, accompanied by a video of her reading it, on Wednesday (April 8) to lambaste W...

Taiwan student returns from Greece with coronavirus, class suspended for 14 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After a teenage boy returned from a trip to Greece and tested positive for Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), his class has been suspended for 14 days. On Sunday (March 15),...

Taiwan student elected president of international medical student association

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese medical student Li Po-chin (李柏錦) has been elected president of an international medical student association, becoming the first member in the Asia Pacific region...

Taiwanese attacked in Russia as Asian-phobia ramps up

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) epidemic continues to spread worldwide, an emerging fear of Asian people has led to Taiwanese students being assaulted in Moscow. E...

Han obtains only 4.7% of votes in Taiwan student 'presidential election'

Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜), the presidential candidate of the main opposition Kuomintang (KMT) secured only 4.7 percent of the votes in a "mock presidential election" held recently by ...

Hong Kong police releases Taiwan student arrested at PolyU

Hong Kong (CNA) – A Taiwanese high school girl was released on bail Wednesday from a Hong Kong police station, one day after she was arrested while attempting to leave the police-besieged Hong K...

Body of Taiwan student missing in US found

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The body of Taiwanese exchange student Lai Chih-kai (賴致愷), who went missing in August, was found in a shed near Auburn University in the U.S. state of Alabama on Nov. 10. ...

Taiwan student wins 1st award at film festival for work portraying domestic violence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Taiwan college student recently won the first award at Croatian One Minute Film Festival for a film recording the sounds of squabbles between her parents over the years ...