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National Taiwan University tops list of schools favored by local businesses

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Taiwan University has claimed the top spot in 2021 as the favorite university from which employees graduated among local businesses, according to a survey by Chee...

New China affairs head choice 'shows goodwill to Beijing': Scholar

The appointment of Chiu Tai-san (邱太三) to handle China affairs should be seen as a friendly gesture toward Beijing, as Chiu is known to be dovish in his approach to cross-strait issues, Taiwanese schol...

Taiwan envoy to Spain, Spanish university plan symposium

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s representative to Spain, Liu Te-li (劉德立), and University of Alcala President Jose Vicente Saz Perez have made tentative plans to organize a forum next year ...

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 ...

A worried Asia wonders: What will Joe Biden do?

TOKYO (AP) — As Asia comes to terms with the reality of a Joe Biden administration, relief and hopes of economic and environmental revival jostle with needling anxiety and fears of inattention. ...

Taiwan to set up constitutional amendment committee later this year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A constitutional amendment committee will be formed later this year to push for legal changes that include the definition of citizenship, said the head of Taiwan's leg...

Microsoft and Education Ministries across Asia enable remote learning for millions of students during COVID-19

Physical classrooms across Asia, like this Japanese High School, were recreated online during the onset of COVID-19 SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 9 June 2020 - Since the onset of the pandemic early ...

Poll: Taiwanese distance themselves from Chinese identity

About two-thirds of Taiwanese don’t identify as Chinese, according to a survey released Tuesday (May 12) that highlights the challenge China would face in bringing the self-governing island unde...

Poll: Taiwanese distance themselves from Chinese identity

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — About two-thirds of Taiwanese don’t identify as Chinese, according to a survey released Tuesday that highlights the challenge China would face in bringing the self-governing isla...

Taiwanese professor included on Forbes’ list of ‘50 Leading Female Futurists’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tamkang University professor Mei-Mei Song (宋玫玫) was included on the list of “50 Leading Female Futurists” put forth by Forbes. The list was part of the busi...

Dispute leaves Taiwanese stuck in locked-down Chinese cities

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Beauty salon operator Shelly Chen flew from Taiwan to her hometown in China last month to see her aging parents for the Lunar New Year holiday. Two days later, their city in the ...

‘One country, two systems’ not likely to prevail in Taiwan post-election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The “one country, two systems” formula touted by Chinese leader Xi Jinping (習近平) will never prevail in Taiwan, whoever wins the presidential election on Saturd...

Man behind Taiwan's most shared pro-Han fake news site exposed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Of the plethora of fake news sites based in Taiwan, the pro-Han, pro-China site Mission, which nabbed the title of the "most-shared Facebook content" leading up ...

Taiwan app developer releases 'Free Uyghur' edition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Text editing app Notepad++ released a new "Free Uyghur" edition on Tuesday (Oct. 29) to voice its support for the ethnic minority group, causing Chinese netizens...

Taiwan’s Jiao Xi Hot Spring Marathon begins accepting registration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 2019 Jiao Xi Hot Spring Marathon (礁溪溫泉馬拉松) has begun accepting registration from now until Sep. 16 or when the designated capacity is reached, according to the event&r...