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Pompeo unloads on US universities for China ties

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday accused U.S. universities of caving to Chinese pressure to blunt or bar criticism of the Chinese Communist Party. The attack, which includ...

China’s Hong Kong national security law affects US colleges

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China’s new national security law in Hong Kong is affecting how U.S. colleges teach their classes. According to the Wall Street Journal, classes at some of Americ...

Virus clusters erupt at US universities as semester begins

From the dorms at North Carolina to the halls of Notre Dame, officials at universities around the U.S. scrambled on Monday to deal with new COVID-19 clusters at the start of the fall semester, some of...

US universities sue federal government over international student ban

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Universities across the U.S. are suing Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in federal court to challenge the agency's new rule barring international students fro...

72 Taiwanese experts enrolled in China’s Thousand Talents Program

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At least 72 Taiwanese professionals have enlisted in China’s Thousand Talents Program (Thousand Talents Plan, TPP) designed to recruit talent from home and abroad in...

US researchers on front line of battle against Chinese theft

As the U.S. warned allies around the world that Chinese tech giant Huawei was a security threat, the FBI was making the same point quietly to a Midwestern university. In an email to the associate v...

US universities see decline in students from China

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — After a decade of booming enrollment by students from China, American universities are starting to see steep declines as political tensions between the two countries cut i...

Senate report urges shuttering China's Confucius Institutes at US universities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – U.S. lawmakers have once again raised alarm over the operations of China’s “Confucius Institutes” which operate over 100 such institutes in 44 out of 50 ...

China infringing on academic freedom at US universities: Report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Washington D.C. based think tank released a report last week detailing how the Chinese government is influencing U.S. universities and curtailing academic freedoms on co...

Reports: ZTE and China's 'Confucius Institute' operating international spy network

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The controversy surrounding China’s ZTE corporation in the United States may have just taken a much more serious turn, with implications that the well-known Confuciu...

'Scholars or Spies:' Congress discusses Chinese espionage at US universities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On April 11, in the U.S. Congress, the Committee on Science, Space and Technology held a hearing hosted by two subcommittees entitled “Scholars or Spies: Foreign Plo...

Racially charged incidents continue at US universities

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A student at the University of Oklahoma has been temporarily suspended and police are investigating a threat against a Muslim student near the University of Michigan amid racially ...