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Taiwan’s National Central Library signs MOU with The British Library

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Central Library (NCL) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the British Library (BL) to promote the exchange of the two countries’ national ac...

Jonathan D. Spence, popular China scholar, dead at age 85

NEW YORK (AP) — Jonathan D. Spence, a British-born historian who became a longtime Yale University professor and prominent sinologist and attracted a wide following with his 1990 best-seller “The Sear...

UK independent body: China committed genocide in Xinjiang

LONDON (AP) — An independent, unofficial body set up by a prominent British barrister to assess evidence on China’s alleged rights abuses against the Uyghur people concluded Thursday that the Chinese ...

Chinese-North Korean defectors face hardship in South Korea

GWANGYANG, South Korea (AP) — Abandoned, he feels, by three countries, Cho Guk-gyeong shows a visitor his South Korean alien registration card, which describes him as “stateless.” It’s an apt descript...

Pandemic tie to vision issues seen in Chinese kids' study

Research suggests vision problems increased among Chinese schoolchildren during pandemic restrictions and online learning, and eye specialists think the same may have happened in U.S. kids. ...

Taiwan to work with Harvard's Fairbank Center on promoting Taiwan studies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Education has inked an agreement with Harvard University that will launch a three-year research program focusing on Taiwan studies and promote academic exc...

India-China Himalaya conflict: Does Beijing have an advantage after talks stall?

With winter setting in, the armies of India and China are settling in for the long haul in the eastern part of Ladakh, an Indian Himalaya territory bordered by China and part of a tangled territorial ...

Taiwan's 2020 Tang Prize Laureates Gather to Address Mankind's Most Urgent Challenges

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 28 September 2020 - The Tang Prize Foundation joined forces with Taiwan's National Taiwan University, National Tsing Hua University, National Cheng Kung University, N...

Taiwan's 2020 Tang Prize Laureate Wang Gungwu to Talk about the Many Faces of Sinology

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 15 September 2020 - Given the span and complexity of Chinese history, it is not surprising only a handful of people can have a comprehensive knowledge of it. The Tang...

Tense India-China border raises fears of inadvertent escalation

Over the past few months, Chinese and Indian troops have been engaged in aggressive posturing at multiple locations along the two nations' de facto border, known as Line of Actual Control (LAC), r...

New Dutch envoy to Taiwan keen to explore country’s hiking trails

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The new head of the Netherlands Office Taipei revealed how excited he was about his new life in Taiwan on Friday (Sept. 4) and said he was looking forward to discovering t...

India selects key diplomat as new Taiwan envoy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — India has selected a senior diplomat as its new envoy to Taiwan following recent border tensions with China. Gourangalal Das, currently joint secretary (Americas) in th...

India bans TikTok, other Chinese apps amid border standoff

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian TikTok users awoke Tuesday to a notice from the popular short-video app saying their data would be transferred to an Irish subsidiary, a response to India's ban on dozens of Ch...

Taiwan Reading Festival wins American Library Association award

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan Ministry of Education announced Friday (May 22) that the 2020 Taiwan Reading Festival (台灣閱讀節) won the American Library Association (ALA) award. The annual cu...

Taiwan-Israel Sinology center opens at Tel Aviv University

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A sinology research center was inaugurated on Thursday (Jan. 8) at Tel Aviv University, Israel, in a collaboration between the university and the National Central Library ...