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Taiwan government urged to foster gender equality in schools

A legislator and several civic groups called on the government Sunday work harder toward achieving gender equality in schools, at an event to mark the 15th anniversary of a law to raise gender awarene...

Student calls Han's Taiwan presidential run 'too ridiculous'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- During a photography session with itinerant Kaohsiung Mayor and full-time presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜), a junior high school student boldly told Han that his preside...

13-year-old Taiwanese stacker wins world championship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- 1.660 seconds. That’s how fast Junior high school student Lin Jui-an (林芮安) beat other competitors at the World Sport Stacking Championship this year. 13-year-old ...

Taiwanese teen commits suicide after father shuts off computer game

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In Changhua County, on March 23, a young boy, surnamed Cheng (鄭), committed suicide on the evening of his 15th birthday, by jumping from the third floor of his home onto t...

Japan's Akihito seen as devoted to duties, open to new ideas

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's Emperor Akihito has devoted his 30-year reign to making amends for a war fought in his father's name, while adapting the 1,500-year-old monarchy to draw the Imperial Family closer...

Young athlete clocks 21.65 in 200m dash, becoming fastest junior high boy in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A junior high school student clocked 21.65 seconds in the 200-meter dash final at the 2019 Kaohsiung Cup Games (高雄港都盃田徑錦標賽) on Thursday, shattering the national record in ...

Taiwanese student tests positive for Zika virus after a trip to Vietnam

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Taiwanese man has been diagnosed with Zika virus after his trip to Vietnam, announced the Center for Disease Control (CDC), and it becomes the first confirmed case of the dis...

Awe-inspiring balloon art by Taiwanese high school student blows netizens away

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A photo of a balloon art installation styled as an ancient Chinese mythical creature by a junior high school student, surnamed Hung (洪), has wowed a great number of netize...

Why is bullying so vicious in Japanese schools?

The 15-year-old junior high school student doted on his grandparents, according to his parents, which made the killing of his grandfather and the stabbing of his grandmother on October 18 all the more...

Female junior high school student in southwestern Taiwan gone missing for 19 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The family of a Chiayi City junior high school student surnamed Hsieh who went missing on June 1 reported the missing to police on June 4, fearing for the safety of their lo...

‘Halal.Taiwan’ developed by Indonesian students helps everyone explore halal thingy in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—A group of Indonesian and Taiwanese Muslim college students have developed an app that has not only enabled users to easily find prayer rooms, halal restaurants and hotels b...

Taiwanese girl becomes youngest golf player in US Women Amateur championship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --- At the age of 13, Wu Chia-yen (吳佳晏), is the youngest player to compete in a semifinal of the U.S. Women's Amateur Golf Championship since 1895. Competing at the San Die...