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  • Directory of Taiwan

Taiwan's diplomatic isolation is not as dire as it may seem

Taiwan is an amazing country. In 47 years, from 1949 to 1996—when Taiwan held its 1st free and fair elections—the country transformed itself from a dictatorship into a democracy and mov...

Journalist previously jailed in China says people should study Mandarin in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese-Australian journalist Cheng Lei (成蕾) drew applause from a studio audience when she said people interested in improving their Mandarin can travel to Taiwan instead ...

‘Learning Mandarin in Taiwan!’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has become a top destination for American students to learn and study Mandarin. Taiwan’s free society, welcoming people, convenient environment, exceptional s...

'Love in Taipei' debuts on Paramount+ in August

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A film adaptation of a book inspired by Taiwan's famed "Love Boat" language and culture study program will premiere on Paramount+ on Aug. 10. On Wednesday...

National Taiwan University hopes to retain Honduran students after diplomatic switch

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After Honduras indicated it plans to switch diplomatic ties from Taiwan to China, National Taiwan University (NTU) expressed hope that the government would not terminate t...

90% of Taiwanese say learning Mandarin beneficial to job, relationships

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Arguing that "Mandarin education should not be a victim of politics," the authors of a new survey have found that 90% of Taiwanese respondents believe that learn...

Thai tour groups 1st to enter Taiwan's newly opened borders

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two tour groups from Thailand with 45 people each were the first to arrive in Taiwan early Thursday morning (Oct. 13), the first day the country fully opened its borders a...

Taiwan to reopen borders to foreign Mandarin students in March

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Education (MOE) has announced that Taiwan will open its borders to Mandarin students without scholarships in March, with about 5,000 students expected to a...

Scientist, enforcer, high-flyer: 3 women put a mark on tech

WASHINGTON (AP) — Three bright and driven women with ground-breaking ideas made significant — if very different — marks on the embattled tech industry in 2021. Frances Haugen, Lina ...

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...

American NTU student wins Mandarin speech contest in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An American student who has only been in Taiwan for a little over two months took first place in a Mandarin public speaking contest. On Tuesday (Nov. 16), 33 foreign st...

First Harvard summer Mandarin course in Taiwan will include 60 students

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After switching from Beijing to Taipei, Harvard University's new summer Mandarin study program next year will include 60 students, who will have a chance to visit famo...

13,000 foreign students can now start applying to enter Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Education (MOE) announced on Tuesday (Aug. 24) that international students can officially start the process of applying for entry into Taiwan that day. ...

MOE finishes plan for 13,000 foreign students to enter Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With the fall semester looming and many foreign students still uncertain of their eligibility to enter Taiwan, the Ministry of Education (MOE) has announced it has complet...

MOE drafting plan for foreign students to enter Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid complaints about an ongoing travel ban and with fall semester looming, Taiwan's Ministry of Education (MOE) announced that it is drafting plans to enable students...