Singapore universities cancel Hong Kong exchange programs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After the Singapore government issued a travel alert last week for Hong Kong, Singaporean universities made the decision to suspend academic exchange programs that would h...

Taiwan and Vietnam deepen medical ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Joint Commission of Taiwan (JCT), Taiwan's Cathay General Hospital, and Vietnam's Viet Duc Hospital have joined forces in a medical workshop and signed a memorandum...

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...

Taiwan’s Team NCTU competes in DARPA Subterranean Challenge

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A team from National Chiao Tung University (NCTU) left for the US today (Aug. 12) to compete in the Subterranean Challenge, a robotics competition held by the United States'...

Education fair in the Philippines promotes 32 Taiwanese colleges

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A total of 32 Taiwanese colleges, including some of the island’s most prominent universities, are participating in an education fair in Manila this weekend. Under...

Taiwan’s college admission rate at record low

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The college admission results based on Advanced Subjects Test (AST, 指考) scores were released on Wednesday (Aug. 7) and saw the lowest admission rate in Taiwan in 16 years....

The cost of sex abuse: Victims, schools take on settlements

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — One man believes he missed his chance to play in the National Hockey League because he lost focus after being sexually abused by an Ohio State team doctor. Two former wrestlers s...

San Francisco State University shutters its Confucius Institute

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –- San Francisco State University (SFSU) decided to end its 14-year collaboration with the Confucius Institute under pressure from the federal government, making it the 13th...

Giant cardboard maze on display in Taipei Main Station

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A giant jungle-themed maze of recycled cardboard boxes has been erected at Taipei Main Station with prizes available for participants. The 7,920 square-foot jungle maze...

Only China can untie its own knot in US relations: William Stanton

The joint opinion letter “China Is Not the Enemy” published in the Washington Post on July 3 may turn out to be one of the last ideological gasps of those 100 signatories – largely A...

Australia to launch investigation of Confucius Institutes at 13 universities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A number of Australian universities are set to undergo a government probe into potentially illegal deals made with China’s Hanban, or the Office of Chinese Language ...

Girls report more harassment amid rise in US cyberbullying

SEATTLE (AP) — Rachel Whalen remembers feeling gutted in high school when a former friend would mock her online postings, threaten to unfollow or unfriend her on social media and post inside jokes abo...

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 ...

Who who's in Boris Johnson's pro-Brexit new Cabinet

LONDON (AP) — Britain's new Prime Minister Boris Johnson moved quickly to form a government, sweeping out many of the ministers who had served predecessor Theresa May and replacing them with pro-Brexi...

Taiwan to see largest university merger in its history

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A proposed merger of three universities in Taiwan could mark the largest of its kind in the history of the island’s tertiary education. National Taiwan University...