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Collective cheating scandal alleged at Taiwan's NTU

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Discussion threads on online student forum Dcard have revealed alleged cheating during National Taiwan University’s (NTU) midterm exams, prompting the school to laun...

Taiwan high school under fire for humiliating students, human rights violations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following Juang Jing Vocational High School (JJVS) Chair Wang Chuan-liang’s (王傳亮) alleged comment that students resemble beggars and prostitutes when squatting, the ...

Distribution problems, hesitancy slow Uganda vaccination bid

GULU, Uganda (AP) — The light bulb hanging from the ceiling flickered on and off, infuriating the technician in this remote Ugandan town as he checked the refrigerators filled with vaccine doses to co...

Top Asian News 8:14 a.m. GMT

Asia Today: Cases in Japan hit record amid holiday travel TOKYO (AP) — The daily tally of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Japan hit a record for the fourth day at 2,508, the Health Ministry said ...

As US reopens, campuses tighten restrictions for virus

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — About a year into mask mandates, nasal swabs and remote classes, the atmosphere turned tense at the University of Vermont as the school cracked down on rules for social distanci...

Thai students rally for educational and political reforms

BANGKOK (AP) — Secondary school students in Thailand's capital rallied Saturday for educational and political reforms, defying government threats to crack down with legal action against the country’s ...

Teen arrested at Florida school after refusing to wear mask

WINTER SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) — The lawyer for the family of a 16-year-old boy who was arrested last month after refusing to wear a mask at a central Florida high school called the incident “government ab...

College towns growing alarmed over outbreaks among students

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — As more and more schools and businesses around the country get the OK to reopen, some college towns are moving in the opposite direction because of too much partying and too many ...

Greater Taipei students, teachers barred from overseas travel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After nearly a dozen new cases of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) were reported over the weekend, both Taipei and New Taipei City on Monday (March 16) announced that all K-12...

Sunday night vs. Saints provides true test for Cowboys

With the Dallas Cowboys at 3-0, their fans are beginning to see America's Team as a team of destiny. Hold on: The combined records of the three opponents they vanquished is 1-8. ...

Son of Solomon Islands PM makes hasty retreat from Taiwan after diplomatic switch to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After news broke that the Solomon Islands had cut ties with Taiwan in favor of communist China, a son of the island country's Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare allegedl...

Marshall expels convicted student facing 2 more rape charges

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall University in West Virginia on Wednesday expelled a student who had been allowed to remain enrolled despite a conviction for a 2016 attack where he was accused of rap...

How colleges respond to sex misconduct cases from the past

BOSTON (AP) — Colleges seeing an increase in sexual misconduct complaints from years in the past have taken varying approaches in their responses. Federal rules require colleges to r...

Crazed Chinese reporter triggered by son's expulsion from British school

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After a Chinese CCTV reporter made international news for assaulting a student at a conference the UK on democracy in Hong Kong on Sept. 30, a Chinese photographer forwarded he...

Japan public grade school under fire over Armani uniform

TOKYO (AP) — A Tokyo public school has adopted Giorgio Armani uniforms for students, triggering criticism in a country where hefty school fees are already burdening young parents. Taimei Elem...