10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. HOPE DWINDLES IN CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES Relatives visit she...

US colleges attracting fewer new students from abroad

The number of foreign students heading to U.S. colleges and universities fell again last year, the second straight decline after more than a decade of growth, a new report finds. Enr...

Video shows Filipina perform hip-hop take on traditional Philippine dance in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Filipina student currently studying Chinese in Taiwan performed a traditional Philippine dance with a hip-hop twist at the National Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hall 2018 Foreig...

Foreign students can stay longer after graduation: Taiwan Ministry of Interior

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In order to attract and retain outstanding international students who seek employment in Taiwan, the Ministry of Interior (MOI) on Nov.1 passed a law amendment that allows...

Indonesia 5th largest source of foreign students in Taiwan: MOE

Indonesia has become the fifth largest source of international students in Taiwan, with the number more than doubling over the past 10 years, Taiwan's Ministry of Education (MOE) said Thursday. ...

First Distinguished Taiwan Alumni Award ceremony held Oct. 26 in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan news) — The Ministry of Education hosted the first Distinguished Taiwan Alumni Awards in Taipei yesterday. The ministry invited five outstanding overseas alumni to share their ...

Government introduces new online application process for foreign residents

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The government has introduced an online residency application system for overseas compatriots and foreign students in order to streamline the application process. Stude...

International students join Confucius birthday celebration in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In celebration of the 2,568th birthday of legendary philosopher Confucius, a ceremony honoring his life included participation by 62 foreign students at the Pingtung Tutor...

Taiwan aims to be 1st choice for Indian students studying abroad

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Thanks to the efforts of Taiwanese overseas representative offices, and the Ministry of Education, it is expected that as many as 10,000 Indian students will join research...

Mayor of German city seeks to reassure foreign students

CHEMNITZ, Germany (AP) — The mayor of Chemnitz is trying to reassure foreign visitors, students and investors that the eastern German city is safe, despite violent far-right protests earlier this week...

For Thais, language a barrier to studying in Taiwan: teacher

Thai students interested in studying in Taiwan are worried about potential language barriers and the availability of scholarships, a teacher at Siam Technology College in Bangkok said Friday. Liu S...

Taiwan to relax international student regulations to improve professional talent pool

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan Premier William Lai (賴清德) said the government is currently promoting draft legislation to make it easier for international students to continue their stay in Taiwan...

Trump, at golf club, intent on projecting he's hard at work

BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump is spending his summer vacation at his golf club in New Jersey. Wait, don't call it "vacation." Trump, who is loath to admit to sleepin...

Saudi effort to punish Canada seems to have little effect

TORONTO (AP) — When Saudi Arabia ordered its citizens studying in Canada to abruptly leave the country it left institutions like Techno Canada in the lurch, forcing the small Toronto business school t...

Hundred-year temple parade draws locals and foreigners alike to Taiwan's Daxi Old Street 

TAOYUAN (Taiwan News) — The two-day celebration of the birthday of the Taoist deity Lord Guan (關聖帝君) in Daxi District, Taoyuan City, kicked off Saturday with around-the-town parades that drew lo...