Taiwan Education Center Philippines holds event promoting study in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Taiwan Education Center Philippines, in cooperation with St. Paul University Quezon City, held an event yesterday (Feb. 18) that encouraged students and faculty members of ...

Florida State, Miami try to flip narrative on signing day

Florida State and Miami were hoping signing day could help put to the negativity of 2018 to rest and provide a push toward better times. Coming off a 5-7 record in their first season...

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 ...

Liz Weston: More parents are putting limits on college help

Tyler Luker of Plano, Texas, is a high school junior who already knows which college he wants to attend (University of Missouri), how much it costs ($43,300 for out-of-state residents) and how much he...

Carol Burnett gets inaugural Globes prize for TV achievement

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — More than 50 years after Carol Burnett became the first woman to host a variety sketch show, a stint that would last 11 years and make her a household name, the 85-year-ol...

E.SUN collaborates with Myanmar college to cultivate talent in finance industry

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's E.SUN Bank and Myanmar's National Management Degree College (NMDC) have signed an industry-university cooperative training project to foster local talents...

The Latest: 1st signing-day surprise as Michigan beats Bama

The Latest on the first day of the early college football signing period (all times Eastern): 9:30 a.m. An early signing-day surprise: Dax Hill, a five-star defensi...

Remove or keep a statue? South Africa debates painful legacy

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A hulking statue of a late 19th century white leader, with a cane and top hat, has been a flashpoint for cultural conflict in South Africa for years. Black protesters threw paint o...

"Little League for esports" hopes to organize youth gaming

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Christian Pineda plays a lot of video games, but he's best at "Minecraft." Hunched over a laptop in the front row of a half-full movie theater last month, the 13-year-old eag...

Millennial Money: A college education isn't priceless

College-bound high school seniors of America: You are about to embark on one of the most formative periods of your life, full of new friendships, personal growth and overcaffeinated conversations on t...

Ex-Colombian President Belisario Betancur dies at 95

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Authorities in Colombia say former President Belisario Betancur, whose bold efforts to reach a peace deal with leftist rebels in the 1980s were undone by drug-fueled bloodletti...

48 US college students awarded scholarships to study in UK

Forty-eight U.S. students have been awarded the 2019 Marshall Scholarship, the largest class of scholars in the program's 65-year history. The U.K. government mainly funds the schola...

Red Bulls help surprise high school player with scholarship

High school junior and soccer player Giovanni Calderon thought he was just going to an interview for a scholarship application. Instead he got a visit from New York Red Bulls defender Aurelien Collin....

Kaoshiung Elementary opens 'Jian Ji Memorial Hall' dedicated to historical figure

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Nov. 20 in Kaohsiung, an elementary school celebrating its own 123rd year anniversary, also dedicated a memorial hall to Jian Ji (簡吉), an important figure in Taiwan&rsq...

Maldives to rejoin Commonwealth of former British colonies

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The new president of the Maldives has decided that the country will rejoin the Commonwealth group of former British colonies following a two-year absence. P...