Hungary stems migrant flow, but issue remains big in EU vote

ASOTTHALOM, Hungary (AP) — Hundreds of migrants a day streamed through the Hungarian village of Asotthalom on their way to Western Europe in 2015. Today there are almost none. So one might think the p...

Taiwan ramping up efforts to recruit foreign English teachers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan is intensifying its efforts to attract foreign English teachers in anticipation of greatly increased demand as the government continues to strive to reach the goals set ...

Advocates concerned over arrests of students at fake school

DETROIT (AP) — Advocates say they're concerned over the arrests of Indian students who were enrolled at a phony university in Detroit that was created by the government to bust an immigration scam. ...

Taiwanese university apologizes to Filipino students for 'unfair working agreements'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A university accused of exploiting Filipino students in a master's degree program for manual labor in a tile factory, issued an apology yesterday (March 7) and said that it...

Organizer defends controversial work-study program for Filipinos

he organizer of a work-study program for students from the Philippines defended her program Tuesday after being accused of forcing the students to work excessive hours in hazardous and difficult condi...

Filipino university students forced to work in Taiwan tile factory

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Three Filipino master's students came forward yesterday to accuse manpower brokers and a Taiwanese university of a work/study scam. At a press conference held yesterday ...

Taiwan’s foreign students thrilled at ‘bombing of Master Handan’ event to mark Lantern Fest

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A group of 200 students from 25 countries on exchange programs in Taiwan was offered a rare opportunity to have a taste of local Lantern Festival culture in an event hoste...

Foreign students in Taiwan 10% of total university and college students in 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The number of foreign students choosing to study in Taiwan has continued to climb over the years, according to a new report released by the Ministry of Education (MOE). ...

Taiwan refuses visa to 20 Indonesian students due to language and financial issues

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Thursday it had turned down visa applications from 20 Indonesian students so far due to insufficient language ability and inadequate ...

Indonesia demands halt to program hit by forced labor accusations

TAIPEI (CNA) — Indonesia on Friday demanded that Taiwan temporarily suspend an industry-academia collaboration program following allegations that it has been abused by treating Indonesian univer...

6 Taiwanese universities caught sending SE Asian students to work in factories

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Taiwanese legislator today revealed that six more universities have been found to be assigning their students from New Southbound Policy (NSP) nations to manual labor positio...

Eight students from New Southbound Policy countries missing in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Following the Tourism Bureau’s confirmation of reports that a total of 152 Vietnamese out of 153 who arrived with tour groups in Kaohsiung last week went missing, the Mini...

Number of Taiwanese students heading for U.S. rises again

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The number of Taiwanese students heading for the United States to continue their studies has been rising again after diving 20 percent over the previous decade, according to Min...

Canada caught between 2 powers, feeling alone in the world

TORONTO (AP) — First U.S President Donald Trump attacked Canada on trade. Then Saudi Arabia punished it for speaking up for human rights. Now China has the country in its cross-hairs, detaining two Ca...

First hair and beauty expo for black/brown women in Taipei invites locals and foreigners

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In order to cope with difficulty in finding proper hair and skin care resources for the community of black and brown women in Taipei City, two international students host ...