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18 schools in Taiwan's Taoyuan close as Tasty cluster infection grows to 23

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A total of 18 schools in Taoyuan have halted classes for one day to two weeks amid a surge in Omicron cases in the city connected to the Tasty steakhouse chain over the we...

Taiwan's Taoyuan closes 7 schools amid COVID outbreak

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid the cluster of 14 COVID cases centered on a bank in Taoyuan, six schools and one cram school in the city have closed for one day as a precautionary measure. From W...

American teacher fired from Taiwan cram school for catching COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Labor (MOL) ordered a cram school to compensate an American teacher after it fired him for testing positive for COVID. Michael O'Dowd, a 26-year-old...

Private Tutoring Market 2022 Development Status, Competition Analysis, Type and Application 2031

TechMarketReports (Market.us) researchers have created a new “Private Tutoring market” report that can be used for 4-12 Years Old, 13-21 Years Old, Others”. This report provides info...

3 COVID cases tied to Taipei Hospital

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three COVID cases were confirmed by Taipei City leaders on Tuesday (Jan. 11), including two nurses and the boyfriend of one of the nurses. During a press conference hel...

South African man riding e-scooter fatally struck by car in eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An elderly South African man on Monday morning (Dec. 6) was fatally struck by a car while riding an electric scooter in eastern Taiwan. A 70-year-old South African nati...

American English teacher busted for growing 19 marijuana plants in south Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An American employed at a cram school in Kaohsiung was arrested earlier this month for growing nearly 20 marijuana plants in his residence. The suspect, a 35-year-old U...

Taiwanese math teacher gives hardcore calculus lessons on Pornhub

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese math teacher's decision to do "special things in special places" to attract students' attention by posting classes on an adult video website ...

85% of university students want part-time jobs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A job bank said 23.5% of Taiwanese university students lost their part-time jobs during the pandemic, while 85% of students intend to work part-time after the new school t...

Man stabs neighbor for complaining about loud video game play

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A man attacked his neighbor with a knife on Wednesday morning (Sept. 1) after she complained that he was making too much noise when he was playing a video game. At 9 a....

Cram schools in Taiwan can reopen if all staff vaccinated

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As part of the Central Epidemic Command Center's (CECC) loosening of restrictions by lowering the epidemic alert to Level 2 next week, cram schools will be able to ope...

Ineligible for pandemic subsidies, foreign teachers in Taiwan feeling abandoned

TAIPEI — (Taiwan News) — As the Taiwanese government cautiously reopens its economy after more than two months of restrictions aimed at tackling the COVID-19 outbreak, foreign workers, and...

Taiwan offering part-time jobs to foreign residents

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —Among other benefits and plans, the Ministry of Labor (MOL) will extend its part-time jobs program to foreign residents impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic on Thursday (July ...

Taiwan providing NT$40,000 in subsidies to foreign cram school teachers with APRCs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Cabinet on Thursday (June 24) announced a new stimulus package that includes up to NT$40,000 in subsidies for foreign cram school teachers with permanent resi...

Taiwan’s COVID cram school crisis

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) – The row of shops at the bottom of my apartment block is occupied mostly by cram schools of one type or another. Some specialize in math and science, one in music, an...