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As kids learn English, France runs short on German teachers

Maurice Umbdenstock, 61, used to have everything under control. The former auditor had a sharp eye for numbers. But his new job entails a certain loss of control. When he opens the door to his primary...

16 Ugandan students forced to work in central Taiwan factories

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Education has barred Chungchou University of Science and Technology (CCUT) from recruiting foreign students after one of its 16 Ugandan students reported t...

Taiwan university offers raises to encourage faculty to teach in native tongues

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) recently passed a national language development measure that encourages full-time faculty to teach courses in the country's na...

Immigrants welcome Afghan refugees, inspired by own journeys

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Tram Pham tears up recalling how tough life was at first in the U.S. But she also remembers the joy she felt as a 22-year-old refugee from Vietnam when a nurse spoke to her in ...

Rudolfo Anaya weaved bilingual holiday tale for children

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — An author known as the father of Chicano literature left behind a bilingual children’s book after his 2020 death, telling a story about Christmas in the American Southwest. ...

Tanoto Foundation Donates S$1 million to Business China

The Gift Supports Business China’s Business Leaders Programmes Over Next Five YearsSINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 20 December 2021 - Independent philanthropic organisation founded by Mr. and Mrs. Sukant...

Catalans protest against mandate for more Spanish in schools

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Thousands of Catalans took to the streets of Barcelona on Saturday to protest against a court decision that mandates that 25% of all school subjects be taught in Spanish, reduc...

NDC Invigorates Ecosystem for Taiwanese EdTech Startups, Creates Engine for Future Growth

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 3 December 2021 - In 2021, investment in education around the world doubled. According to the "2021 Taiwan Startup Ecosystem Report" published by global accounting ...

Canadiens owner says running hockey ops will be 2-person job

BROSSARD, Quebec (AP) — Geoff Molson felt the time was right for the Montreal Canadiens to emphatically turn the page. And with his decision to fire general manager Marc Bergevin and...

Language barrier: Immigrant parents tell tales of exclusion

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia parents who don’t speak English say they’ve long been excluded from parts of their children’s education because of language barriers, something exacerbated by the pand...

Immigrant parents complain of language barriers in schools

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia parents who don't speak English say they've long been excluded from parts of their children's education because of language barriers, an issue that's only been exacerb...

Taiwan’s first bilingual kids reality show debuts this weekend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A bilingual reality show for kids is scheduled to air both on TV and online Saturday (Nov. 20). Hosted by Andrew Chau (周厚安) and Sandy Wu (吳姍儒), the show features fifth ...

Richardson adds to diplomatic wins with journalist's release

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bill Richardson's success in helping secure journalist Danny Fenster's release from a Myanmar prison is the latest demonstration of the former New Mexico governor's knack for flying ...

Gold Card Office navigates newcomers to Taiwan

An onboarding booklet that navigates you through daily life in Taiwan is also the work of the Gold Card Office. “For newcomers to Taiwan, simple tasks such as where to take the trash can be conf...

Taiwan vice premier sees no water and power problems for new TSMC plant

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A secure water and power supply for leading chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company’s (TSMC) new plant in Kaohsiung City will not be a problem, Vice Pre...