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DPP lawmaker, NGOs slam university over alleged labor violations involving Filipino students

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Democratic Progressive Party Legislator Fan Yun (范雲) was joined by the Taiwan Association of Human Rights and Taiwan Labor Front Friday morning (May 6) to accuse Kao Yuan ...

Foreign students with associate degree eligible for permanent residence in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Cabinet on Thursday (Feb. 17) approved a proposal by the Ministry of Labor (MOL) to enable some overseas compatriots, foreign students, industrial workers, and caregiv...

Nicaragua’s 91 students in Taiwan face uncertain future after diplomatic break

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A total of 91 students from Nicaragua in Taiwan face an uncertain future after their country switched diplomatic recognition to China, reports said Friday (Dec. 10). In...

American NTU student wins Mandarin speech contest in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An American student who has only been in Taiwan for a little over two months took first place in a Mandarin public speaking contest. On Tuesday (Nov. 16), 33 foreign st...

MOE finishes plan for 13,000 foreign students to enter Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With the fall semester looming and many foreign students still uncertain of their eligibility to enter Taiwan, the Ministry of Education (MOE) has announced it has complet...

Foreign students in Taiwan cry out for help over quarantine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A rally was held in front of the Ministry of Education (MOE) on Friday (Aug. 7) calling for better treatment of international students who wish to come to Taiwan but face ...

MOE confirms first-time Indonesian students not among those cleared to enter Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid much speculation over whether first-time students can, in fact, enter the country, the Taiwan Education Center (TEC) Indonesia is urging the more than 500 Indonesian ...

'Visa run' not required for foreign students in Taiwan: MOFA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Sunday (July 26) announced that foreign students currently residing in Taiwan do not need to go on "visa runs"...

'Visa run' unnecessary for foreign students in Taiwan changing schools: MOFA

International students seeking to continue their tertiary education in Taiwan or transfer from one university to another are not required to leave the country for a "visa run," the Ministry ...

Indonesian students urge Taiwan to lift visa restrictions for new students

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Indonesians hoping to study in Taiwan are nervous that the government’s travel restrictions have not yet been lifted for most university students from the Southeast ...

Foreign students in Taiwan not subject to 20-hour working limit during school breaks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Labor (MOL) reminded international students in Taiwan that they may work unrestrictedly during summer and winter vacations and that they are not subject to...

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...

'Immunity passports' to fast-track foreign students in Taiwan urged

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two National Taiwan University (NTU) professors on Monday (June 15) called on the government to issue "immunity passports" among other measures to shorten the qu...

All Taiwanese universities jointly delay opening until March 2 to limit coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Representatives of universities nationwide have met with education officials and reached consensus on postponing the start of the 2020 spring semester to March 2. Amid ...

8 Taiwanese universities delay opening to stop coronavirus spread

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To prevent the spread of the deadly novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), eight Taiwanese universities announced on Sunday (Feb. 2) that they have postponed the beginning of the ...