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Cram schools in Taiwan can reopen if all staff vaccinated

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As part of the Central Epidemic Command Center's (CECC) loosening of restrictions by lowering the epidemic alert to Level 2 next week, cram schools will be able to ope...

Ineligible for pandemic subsidies, foreign teachers in Taiwan feeling abandoned

TAIPEI — (Taiwan News) — As the Taiwanese government cautiously reopens its economy after more than two months of restrictions aimed at tackling the COVID-19 outbreak, foreign workers, and...

Taiwan providing NT$40,000 in subsidies to foreign cram school teachers with APRCs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Cabinet on Thursday (June 24) announced a new stimulus package that includes up to NT$40,000 in subsidies for foreign cram school teachers with permanent resi...

Half of Taiwan's cram school teachers may lose their jobs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Up to half of cram school teachers may lose their jobs, and 30 percent of such centers may go out of business this summer amid the Level 3 restrictions. June is normall...

US Secretary of State Pompeo meets Tiananmen student leaders

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid rising tension between the United States and China over the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and Hong Kong, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with leaders of th...

Tune in and take off: Polish your English by listening to podcasts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An estimated 62 million people listen to podcasts weekly in the U.S. and for aspiring English-learners, it is a fantastic learning resource. This article is for those...

Another English teacher quits TutorABC over invasive 'one China' policy toward Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Another American English teacher has come forward to say that she has resigned from TutorABC because of its politically-charged "one China" regulations for staff...

Taiwan rated No.1 country in world to 'work, make friends, and raise family in 2019'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan was ranked by expats as the No. 1 country in the world to "work, make friends, and raise a family" this year based on a survey by InterNations. Busines...

Taiwan ramping up efforts to recruit foreign English teachers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan is intensifying its efforts to attract foreign English teachers in anticipation of greatly increased demand as the government continues to strive to reach the goals set ...

Headless, limbless body of Canadian male English teacher found in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A headless male corpse was discovered today on a river embankment near the Zhongzheng Bridge in New Taipei City's Yonghe Distrct, and it has been identified as that of a Ca...

9 more foreign professionals approved for Taiwanese citizenship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As part of a new policy that went into effect last year, nine foreign professionals yesterday (April 17) were granted special permission to become naturalized as Taiwanese citi...