FBI background check for Taiwan visas shuttered due to coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Due to the outbreak of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), it appears that the FBI has had to temporarily suspend its background checks, which will prevent Americans who are...

Cram school background check reprieve for foreigners

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Temporary exemptions to a new requirement that foreigners applying to cram schools provide a criminal record check are now being granted on a case-by-base basis to take into ac...

Foreign cram school teachers in limbo as ministries hash out rules on background checks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Almost a month after an amendment to the Supplementary Education Act (補習進修教育法) was ratified requiring foreigners applying to cram schools, also known as "buxiban" (補習...

Details on cram school background checks for foreigners finalized

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The government this week finalized the details of the background check on foreign nationals that is part of a new law geared at tightening the requirements for both foreign and...

Georgia colleges now must implement concealed handgun law

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's public university presidents and police chiefs were strongly opposed to letting people carry concealed handguns on college campuses. Now that Gov. Nathan Deal has signed the c...