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Secret parties, one giant and violent, test French lockdown

PARIS (AP) — France is in a second lockdown amid a second wave of the coronavirus, but some people can’t stop partying. Police broke up one gigantic fete outside Paris early Saturday, reportedly using...

Survey reveals most popular majors for foreign students in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A recent survey of international students in Taiwan found that the majority of them had chosen the social sciences, business, and law as their majors instead of engineerin...

Taiwan, Israel sign agreement to expand bilateral cooperation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan and Israel have agreed to promote bilateral cooperation in the areas of education, student exchanges, and sports. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) held a s...

Taiwan Presidential Office's 2020 flag-raising ceremony to start at 6:30 a.m.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first flag-raising ceremony of 2020 will be held in front of the Presidential Office Building at 6:30 a.m. Before the ceremony, which will be attended by President ...

Three top universities in Taiwan to shorten semesters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three top universities in Taiwan have reportedly shortened their semesters to ease the transition for Taiwanese students planning on attending academic institutions overse...

Prosecutors drop charges against Taiwanese man accused of coercing 17-year-old French girl into sex

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Prosecutors have dropped charges against a former president of the Hsinchu chapter of Rotary Club International accused of using his position to coerce a French exchange studen...

Substitute teacher, Pakistani exchange student among victims

SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — A substitute teacher who relatives say had a "lust for life" and a foreign exchange student from Pakistan are among the first confirmed victims of mass shooting at a Texas high ...

Top 10 incentives included in new foreign talent act

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On Tuesday (Oct. 31), Taiwan’s Legislature passed the Act for the Recruitment and Employment of Foreign Professional Talent (外國專業人才延攬及僱用法) in an bid to attract and reta...

President wants more foreign nationals to study in Taiwan

Taipei, Sept. 15 -- President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) stated on Friday her administration's commitment to allowing more foreign nationals to study in Taiwan, during a reception for a delegation of Mala...

Survey finds exchange students think US high schools easier

WASHINGTON (AP) — Easier classes, less homework and lots of sports — this is how American high schools are viewed by students from other countries studying in the U.S. Despite a push...

Survey: US high schools seen as easier by exchange students

WASHINGTON (AP) — Easier classes, less homework and lots of sports — this is how American high schools are viewed by students from other countries studying in the U.S. Despite a push...