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Taiwan's police to release English app for foreigners

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The murder of a Malaysian student in southwestern Taiwan has shocked the country and prompted the National Police Agency (NPA) to set up an English version of its app (警政服...

Staff of southern Taiwan university resign over Malaysian student’s murder

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two employees of Chang Jung Christian University (CJCU) have resigned over the murder of a Malaysian student, which has rattled Taiwan, a country deemed relatively safe fo...

In Finland, sexting could become a crime

Six months in prison would certainly take the sexiness out of showing off your privates to an unwilling recipient. Finnish parliamentarians debating a reform of the country's sexual harassment law...

Taiwan president receives credentials from new Nicaragua ambassador

President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) received the credentials of the new Nicaragua Ambassador to the Republic of China (Taiwan), Mirna Mariela Rivera Andino at the Presidential Office on Monday. Tsai welco...

Foreign students show less zeal for US since Trump took over

CHICAGO (AP) — On a recruiting trip to India’s tech hub of Bangalore, Alan Cramb, the president of a reputable Chicago university, answered questions not just about dorms or tuition but also American ...

Green Party Taiwan, NGOs hold press conference in solidarity with Thailand's pro-democracy protesters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over a dozen NGOs, political advocacy groups, and student organizations came together in Taipei Thursday (Oct. 22) to raise awareness of the pro-democracy movement in Thai...

Foreigners can apply for work permits in Taiwan via new website

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign students and professionals can now file applications for work permits in Taiwan through the EZ Work Permit website launched by the Ministry of Labor (MOL). To r...

Taiwan confirms 4 Indonesian students as imported coronavirus cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Four students from Indonesia have tested positive for the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing Taiwan’s total number of cases up to 535, the Central Epidemic Comma...

Taiwan universities suffer losses from fewer foreign students

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Universities in Taiwan have reported a significant loss in tuition fees due to the decline in the number of international students amid the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pa...

Japan to toughen visa rules amid fears of Chinese espionage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japan is reportedly stepping up scrutiny of visa applications from foreign students and researchers in light of growing concerns over Chinese espionage in the country. ...

China announces new restrictions on US diplomats' activities

BEIJING (AP) — China has announced new restrictions on the activities of U.S. diplomats working in mainland China and Hong Kong, in what it called a justified response to similar measures imposed on C...

China denounces US visa revocations as racial discrimination

BEIJING (AP) — U.S. move to revoke the visas of about 1,000 Chinese students amounts to “outright political persecution and racial discrimination,” China's foreign ministry said Thursday. ...

Israel adds Taiwan to list of 'green countries'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Wednesday (Sept. 2) welcomed a decision by Israel to add Taiwan to its list of "green countries," or nations f...

Pompeo announces fresh restrictions on Chinese diplomats in U.S.

The United States said on Wednesday (Sept. 2) it would require senior Chinese diplomats to get State Department approval before visiting U.S. university campuses or holding cultural events with more t...

Foreign students can now apply for Taiwan ARC online

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To expedite the process of applying for an Alien Resident Certificate (ARC) for foreign students undergoing quarantine and to reduce the risk of cluster infections, Taiwan...