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Mexico, US announce plan for aid to Central America

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico announced a joint plan with the United States Wednesday to send development and agricultural aid to Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador, to stem the wave of migration from th...

Blancco and Dariu Seek Used Business Laptops for Thousands of Vietnamese Schoolchildren in Need

An estimated 4 million students in Vietnam lack devices while schooling at home. A new partnership aims to recapture computers and other devices that would normally be physically destroyed—and safely ...

Lee Elder, 1st Black golfer to play Masters, dies at age 87

Lee Elder played through the scourge of racism. He broke down enormous barriers. He carved a path for Tiger Woods and others to follow. Finally, in the waning months of his life, he ...

Taiwan to award scholarships to semiconductor students from Europe

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The government will award scholarships to students from Lithuania, the Czech Republic, and Slovakia to study semiconductors in Taiwan, National Development Council (NDC) M...

Ohio State president announces debt-free degree initiative

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University will offer undergraduate students the chance to graduate debt-free after four years under an initiative announced Friday by the school's president that incl...

Taiwan to let in 5,000 foreign Mandarin students in March 2022

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Education (MOE) on Wednesday (Nov. 17) announced that it plans to allow 5,000 foreign non-scholarship, non-degree students to enter Taiwan in March next ye...

Foreign students planning to study Mandarin in Taiwan feeling left behind

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has promised to open up soon for thousands of international students who wish to study Chinese in the country but have not been permitted to do so due to border res...

Taiwan’s NCKU gifts 62 foreign PhD students with generous scholarships

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A total of 62 international students were granted scholarships by National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) on Friday (Nov. 12) for a program that offers the largest cash awar...

Gaza doctor seeks apology from Israel for daughters' deaths

JERUSALEM (AP) — Izzeldin Abuelaish captured widespread sympathy in Israel when he lost three daughters and a niece in an Israeli strike during the 2009 war in the Gaza Strip. Now, the Palestinian doc...

Maryland educator wins $1 million Global Teacher Prize

A Maryland high school English teacher who has worked to open up college education for her students has won the $1 million Global Teacher Prize, the Varkey Foundation announced Wednesday. ...

Editorial Roundup: U.S.

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Nov. 9 The Wall Street Journal on federal judge's rulings in Ohio opioid trial: T...

Thriving with Academia Sinica: Fully Funded PhD Scholarships Available in Taiwan’s Leading Academic Institution

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 8 November 2021 - Academia Sinica (AS), the preeminent research institution in Taiwan, announces the application for 2022 fall semester of its Taiwan International...

Cisco and NUS launch S$54 million Corporate Laboratory to boost innovation and research and accelerate Singapore’s digital economy

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 5 November 2021 - Global technology leader Cisco and National University of Singapore (NUS) today launched a Corporate Laboratory to boost innovation and research in ke...

Letter to Editor: Accepted international students still unable to enter Taiwan

The sudden, steep rise in COVID-19 cases in Taiwan quickly silenced the hopes of motivated Chinese language students when the country reimposed a ban on foreign travelers on May 17, 2021, just over a ...

Afghan girls, faraway relatives worry over dreams disrupted

From her home in Illinois, Asma Yawari has built a relationship with her younger cousin in Afghanistan that’s made the geographic distance between the two teenagers' worlds seem, well, not quite so di...