Category Archives: Education

Taiwan shares continue momentum with large-cap stock gains

| October 15, 2019 | | 0

Taipei-Shares in Taiwan moved higher Tuesday as investors shrugged off a minor pullback in U.S. markets overnight, with buying focusing on select large-cap stocks in both the electronics and old economy sectors, dealers said.

Buying …

Complaint filed over removal of pro-Hong Kong messages on campus

| October 6, 2019 | | 0

Taipei-A Hong Kong student at National Taiwan University of Arts filed a complaint with police Sunday against two Chinese students who tore down messages posted on campus in support of the ongoing democracy movement in …

Taiwan university, U.S. institute set up joint brain research lab

| October 4, 2019 | | 0

Taipei-A joint laboratory established by National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) and U.S.-based Haskins Laboratories was inaugurated in Taipei Friday at an official sign unveiling ceremony, with scholars from the two sides set to work together …

Corporal punishment still widespread in Taiwan schools: poll

| October 3, 2019 | | 0

Taipei-Nearly 70 percent of junior high school students in Taiwan have personally experienced or witnessed corporal punishment at their schools, according to the results of a survey released Thursday.

The survey by the Humanistic Education …

Chinese couple apologizes for vandalism in Kaohsiung

| September 30, 2019 | | 0

Kaohsiung-The student union of a university in Kaohsiung has withdrawn its complaint against a Chinese couple after they apologized for ripping down messages that were posted on a wall on the school campus in support …

Hsinchu City, Miaoli County cancel work, school from 6 p.m. Monday

| September 30, 2019 | | 0

Taipei-The governments of Hsinchu City and Miaoli County announced Monday the closure of schools and offices from 6 p.m., as Typhoon Mitag approached Taiwan, carrying strong winds and heavy rain.

The decision by the Hsinchu …

Cities, counties to close schools, offices Monday

| September 29, 2019 | | 0

Taipei-Several local governments in Taiwan announced Sunday the closure of schools and offices the following day after the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) issued a land warning for tropical storm Mitag at 8:30 p.m.

As of …

Taiwanese bookstore chain Eslite to open outlet in Tokyo Friday

| September 24, 2019 | | 0

Taipei-Eslite Spectrum Corp., which runs the popular Eslite bookstore chain in Taiwan, said Tuesday it will open its first outlet in Tokyo later this week.

The opening of the Tokyo bookstore on Friday will mark …

Chinese student in Taiwan could be expelled for attacking HK student

| September 20, 2019 | | 0

Taipei-A Chinese student studying at I-Shou University in Kaohsiung could be expelled from the university for attacking a Hong Kong schoolmate who posted notes in support of the pro-democracy protests in the special administrative region, …

Kiribati students in Taiwan face uncertainty after ties severed

| September 20, 2019 | | 0

Taipei-More than 100 Kiribati students currently studying in Taiwan, 50 of them beneficiaries of scholarships granted by the Taiwanese government, are facing an uncertain future after Taiwan's diplomatic relations with the central Pacific nation ended …

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