Taiwan will not tolerate violence against freedom of speech: Tsai

President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Thursday that Taiwan will not tolerate violence targeting individuals exercising their freedom of speech, in the wake of several incidents at Taiwanese universities, ...

Scholarships to Kiribati, Solomon Islands good until end of semester

Despite the severance of diplomatic ties with Kiribati and the Solomon Islands, Taiwan will continue to provide scholarships to students from these countries until the end of this semester, the Minist...

Independence reception shows collaboration between Indonesia, Taiwan

The Indonesian representative office in Taipei held a reception Wednesday to celebrate the 74th Independence Day of Indonesia by highlighting the friendship and collaboration between the two countries...

Daughter of Vietnamese immigrant receives desk after testing into top Taiwan school

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The daughter of a Vietnamese immigrant who lives in a makeshift home has received a new desk and container house after news broke of her plight and her successful entrance to a...

Taiwan should recruit more students from Hong Kong and Macau

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Universities see the recent anti-China sentiment in Hong Kong as an opportunity and have called on the Ministry of Education to allow more students from Hong Kong and Maca...

Events held across Taiwan to show solidarity with Hong Kong

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Hong Kong Outlanders, a group comprised of Hong Kongers in Taiwan, organized events across Taiwan Saturday to support the anti-extradition bill protests in the financial capital. Th...

Taiwan open to Hong Kong people applying for residency

Taipei (CNA) Taiwan will give consideration to Hong Kong people who apply for residency in Taiwan under existing regulations, the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) said Tuesday, amid the violent suppress...

Taiwan opens third education center in Indonesia

Jakarta, July 25 (CNA) Taiwan's Ministry of Education (MOE) opened a Taiwan Education Center Thursday at Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta (UMY) in Bantul, Indonesia, to provide students in the ...

Taiwan, Philippines discuss cooperation in higher education

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan and the Philippines seek to collaborate on higher education and promote student exchanges between the two countries. Nearly 150 education officials, and principals an...

Foreign students bring goodwill from Taiwan home for the holidays

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Students from New Southbound Policy affiliated countries studying in Taiwan are bringing second hand toys home with them to donate to local children during the school holi...

Chinese students applying for Taiwan's postgraduate programs reach new height

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A total of 1,440 Chinese students successfully enrolled in graduate and doctoral programs in 71 schools across Taiwan for the 2019 school year, reaching a new height in ni...

Taiwan gives visa waiver to visitors from only African ally eSwatini

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Visitors from Taiwan’s only African ally, the Kingdom of eSwatini, will be allowed to stay on the island for a maximum of 90 days beginning June 1, the Ministry of Foreign...

First Lady of Honduras visits Taiwan's Providence University

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The First Lady of Taiwan’s Central American ally, Honduras, is visiting Taiwan this week, and made a stop of Providence University (靜宜大學) in Central Taiwan on Thursd...

Swedish envoy seeking Taiwanese investment in Sweden

Sweden's new representative to Taiwan Håkan Jevrell pledged Monday to increase his country's profile in Taiwan to encourage more Taiwanese investment and vice versa, as he sees great pot...

Foreign students in Taiwan 10% of total university and college students in 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The number of foreign students choosing to study in Taiwan has continued to climb over the years, according to a new report released by the Ministry of Education (MOE). ...