South Korean professor ordered to pay NT$800,000 in damages for sexually harassing Taiwanese students

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A South Korean professor at National Chengchi University (NCCU), who was convicted of sexual harassment last year, has been ordered to pay a fine of NT$800,000 (US$26,000)...

Taiwan scores high in PISA global educational survey

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese students scored above average in all three categories of the 2018 Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) that examined the scholastic achievements o...

Bill passes to ease university admission for naturalized citizens in Taiwan

An amendment to the University Act that would allow naturalized Taiwanese citizens to apply to universities under a special admissions system similar to the one for overseas Chinese or foreign student...

Three top universities in Taiwan to shorten semesters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three top universities in Taiwan have reportedly shortened their semesters to ease the transition for Taiwanese students planning on attending academic institutions overse...

Number of Hongkongers applying for Taiwan residency soars

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The number of Hong Kong people applying for residency in Taiwan reached 4,352 between January and October, growing 21 percent compared to the same period last year. The...

Taiwan professor bashes Hong Kong student protesters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid the escalating violence across Hong Kong university campuses, City University of Hong Kong (CityU) President Way Kuo (郭位), a Taiwanese citizen, has received internati...

Taiwan universities to enroll students evacuated from Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Education said Thursday (Nov. 14) that Taiwan universities will take responsibility for educating Taiwanese students who have been evacuated from Hong Kong...

Taiwan colleges sign petition in support of HK protesting students

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Student associations in Taiwan are voicing support for pro-democracy protesters and condemning the police, as the unrest at Hong Kong's universities becomes a battlefi...

Chiang Kai-shek's great-grandson says 'no room for one country, two systems' in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Taiwanese President Chiang Kai-shek's (蔣介石) great-grandson and Kuomintang (KMT) legislator Chiang Wan-an (蔣萬安) on Wednesday (Nov. 13) declared that there is &qu...

284 Taiwanese students evacuated from chaos at Hong Kong universities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As violence continues at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) and other college campuses in the city, the Taiwanese government has assisted with the evacuation of 28...

University students from Taiwan to be flown home from Hong Kong as violence escalates

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A number of Taiwanese students studying at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) will be flown back home Wednesday night (Nov. 13) in a chartered flight as the semi-a...

Global Youth Trends Forum held in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2019 Global Youth Trends Forum organized by the Ministry of Education (MOE) kicked off Saturday (Nov. 9) at the Hilton Taipei Sinban Hotel. This year, the forum&rsq...

Another English teacher quits TutorABC over invasive 'one China' policy toward Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Another American English teacher has come forward to say that she has resigned from TutorABC because of its politically-charged "one China" regulations for staff...

AIT sponsors US high school students to visit Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In order to celebrate educational and cultural exchanges as part of its 40th anniversary, the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) has sponsored a group of American students...

European Education Fair kicks off in Taipei Oct. 26

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 2019 European Education Fair Taiwan (EEFT) will take place at the Taipei World Trade Center (TWTC) Hall 3 this weekend (Oct. 26-27) to promote high-quality European ed...