Taiwanese youth ambassadors to visit six countries in Indo-Pacific

Taipei (CNA) Three groups of youth ambassadors will soon embark on 10-day trips to six countries in the Indo-Pacific region to show foreign friends the culture and beauty of Taiwan as part of the Mini...

Taiwan should recruit more students from Hong Kong and Macau

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Universities see the recent anti-China sentiment in Hong Kong as an opportunity and have called on the Ministry of Education to allow more students from Hong Kong and Maca...

Taiwan open to Hong Kong people applying for residency

Taipei (CNA) Taiwan will give consideration to Hong Kong people who apply for residency in Taiwan under existing regulations, the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) said Tuesday, amid the violent suppress...

Education fair in the Philippines promotes 32 Taiwanese colleges

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A total of 32 Taiwanese colleges, including some of the island’s most prominent universities, are participating in an education fair in Manila this weekend. Under...

Taiwan’s college admission rate at record low

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The college admission results based on Advanced Subjects Test (AST, 指考) scores were released on Wednesday (Aug. 7) and saw the lowest admission rate in Taiwan in 16 years....

Indian students, tourists leave Kashmir on gov't orders

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Hundreds of Indian visitors and students are fleeing Kashmir after the government ordered tourists and Hindu pilgrims visiting a Himalayan cave shrine "to curtail their stay" in...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: _____ July 30 The Chicago Tribune on a tactic some wealthy parents used to secure...

Hoiberg's Huskers getting acquainted before heading overseas

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — New Nebraska coach Fred Hoiberg might want to consider writing his players' names on masking tape and sticking it across their foreheads so he can keep everybody straight. ...

All-girls school becomes 1st in US with varsity esports

As a liaison at the U.S. Department of Education, J Collins watched as colleges by the dozen rolled out varsity esports programs, complete with scholarships, coaches and even some arenas. Collins had ...

Forget 'manmade': Berkeley bans gender-specific words

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — There will be no manholes in Berkeley, California. City workers will drop into "maintenance holes" instead. Nothing will be manmade in the liberal city but "h...

Will a summer job burn your financial aid for college?

Roughly one-third of teenagers have summer jobs, according to the Pew Research Center. Some of these jobs may make you very familiar with the letters "SPF." But every working student should know a dif...

DeVos: Efforts to boycott Israel are a 'pernicious threat'

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos says a movement to boycott Israel has become a "pernicious threat" and a source of anti-Semitism on college campuses. DeVos made the comments Monday w...

Who's in, who's out: Meet the Dems running for president

Tom Steyer ruled out a 2020 presidential bid earlier this year. Now he's changed his mind. The billionaire investor and activist announced Tuesday that he would join the crowded Demo...

Trump v. Big Tech: Social media summit will snub tech titans

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is gathering conservative groups at the White House this week for a "summit" on social media that will prominently snub the tech titans who run big platforms o...

Taiwan, Philippines discuss cooperation in higher education

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan and the Philippines seek to collaborate on higher education and promote student exchanges between the two countries. Nearly 150 education officials, and principals an...