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Taiwan eyeing end to 7:30 a.m. start time for high schools

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Education (MOE) is mulling a later start to the school day for middle school and high school students. After holding public hearings and meetings of exp...

Taiwan high school under fire for humiliating students, human rights violations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following Juang Jing Vocational High School (JJVS) Chair Wang Chuan-liang’s (王傳亮) alleged comment that students resemble beggars and prostitutes when squatting, the ...

World Movement for Democracy's 11th Global Assembly to be held in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei will host the World Movement for Democracy’s (WMD) 11th Global Assembly next year, an annual event that brings together democracy advocates from around the wo...

Central Taiwan’s Sun Moon Lake to host activity-filled weekend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Sun Moon Lake in central Taiwan will be packed with activities this coming weekend, with a concert, fireworks display, and black tea festival all set to transpire. The ...

Taiwan think tank organizes virtual education exchange at Chiayi high school

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan NextGen Foundation (NextGen), a think tank and policy foundation based in Taipei and Chiayi, and Chiayi County's Jhuci High School on Sept. 11 held an online in...

Nearly 90% of Taiwanese students believe starting school later necessary

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Ahead of an online public hearing by the Ministry of Education (MOE), the Taiwan Youth Association for Democracy (TYAD) has released the results of a survey in which nearl...

Taiwan think tank wraps up youth camp co-organized with AIT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan-Asia Exchange Foundation (TAEF) and American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) on Wednesday (July 28) wrapped up their 2021 Southeast Asia-South Asia-Taiwan (SEASAT) Yo...

Taiwan to recruit alternative military servicemen for foreign diplomacy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese government will begin recruiting alternative military service conscripts on Thursday (April 1) to provide professional assistance to other countries as part ...

Climate marchers demand action in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A coalition of non-profits, youth, and concerned citizens braved the deluge in Taipei Sunday afternoon (Sept. 27) to march for climate action. The demonstration, which ...

New Taipei legislative candidate's grandchildren kneel to plead for support

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Non-Partisan Solidarity Union legislative candidate Li Weng Yue-e (李翁月娥) appeared on stage on Wednesday (Jan. 8) with her grandchildren at her final campaign rally, where ...

Taiwan's presidential candidates to discuss youth policy with students

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The three presidential candidates will each discuss their youth policies with hundreds of students from across Taiwan in December. After weeks of negotiations, it is co...

Greenpeace urges Taiwan presidential candidates to address carbon emission issue

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Environmental group Greenpeace has urged Taiwan’s 2020 presidential candidates to put forth policies in response to the issue of climate change as Taiwan is listed i...

Taiwan young agricultural ambassadors to visit Thailand, India

Two groups of Taiwan young agricultural ambassadors will visit Thailand and India later this month as part of government efforts to forge closer ties with New Southbound Policy target countries, accor...

Taiwan youth ambassadors to visit allies on diplomatic mission

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A total of 75 Taiwanese students have been conferred the title of “Youth Ambassador” and in August will be embarking on a ten-day international exchange progra...

Taiwan group helps 2,500 students to return home to vote

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - About 2,500 students were able to return home to vote in Saturday’s local elections and referendums thanks to a cheap bus service funded by a student organization, reports...