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...

Chinese suspected of spying on emails of 10 Taiwanese university scholars for 3 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The email accounts of over 10 cross-strait researchers at National Sun Yat-sen University (NSYSU) have been hacked and spied on over the course of three years, and the Mai...

Furry friends good for mental health: Taiwan foundation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — One of Taiwan's leading mental health foundations has promoted the findings of an international study that found that interacting and playing with animals for at least...

Taiwan's GLORIA attracts NT$6 billion in investments at US conference

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Global Research and Industry Alliance (GLORIA), which was formed by Taiwanese universities, has signed collaboration agreements worth over NT$6 billion (US$200 million...

National Central University ranked third in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – According to the 2020 edition of the annual Best Global Universities Rankings published by U.S. News and World Report on Tuesday (Oct. 22), Taiwan's top three universi...

Dissertation-gate: university administrators hesitant to endorse Tsai's doctorate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At a Monday (Oct. 14) meeting of the Education and Culture Committee of the Legislative Yuan, the issue of President Tsai Ing-wen’s 1984 Ph.D. dissertation from the ...

Vandalism of Lennon Walls reflects collective anxiety of Chinese students: scholar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Recent reports of Chinese students vandalizing pro-Hong Kong Lennon Walls have sparked conflicts on Taiwanese university campuses, and scholars have expressed different pe...

Taiwan will not tolerate violence against freedom of speech: Tsai

President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Thursday that Taiwan will not tolerate violence targeting individuals exercising their freedom of speech, in the wake of several incidents at Taiwanese universities, ...

Taiwan's universities pledge to maintain HK protesters' student status

Three Taiwanese universities said Wednesday that they will help three Hong Kong students enrolled in their respective schools to keep their student statuses should they wish, pending their return afte...

Chinese students applying for Taiwan's postgraduate programs reach new height

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A total of 1,440 Chinese students successfully enrolled in graduate and doctoral programs in 71 schools across Taiwan for the 2019 school year, reaching a new height in ni...

Time for Taiwan to launch a campaign of guerrilla diplomacy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – This is the first of a two part series on why Taiwan should take bolder actions in international diplomacy to encourage increased political engagement across the globe, an...

Taiwanese university apologizes to Filipino students for 'unfair working agreements'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A university accused of exploiting Filipino students in a master's degree program for manual labor in a tile factory, issued an apology yesterday (March 7) and said that it...

Filipino university students forced to work in Taiwan tile factory

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Three Filipino master's students came forward yesterday to accuse manpower brokers and a Taiwanese university of a work/study scam. At a press conference held yesterday ...

Indonesia freezes Taiwan internship program after students forced to work in factories, eat pork

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After news broke last week that Indonesian college students, as well as other nationalities, had been forced to work in factories and eat meals that contained pork, Indonesia&#...

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...