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2017/01/19 | Olivia Yang
Why Aren't Social Businesses Booming in Taiwan?
'I’ve seen many Taiwanese social businesses trying very hard and are doing a good job, but the international community doesn’t see their efforts.'
2017/01/18 | Ryan Jones
One Foot in the Real World, the Other in a Virtual One
The Taiwan Virtual Reality Meetup in Taipei is an experiential social gathering of foreign residents and Taiwanese who share an interest in interactive and immersive technologies.
2017/01/11 | Edward White
My Party or My People? Indigenous Legislator on the Fight for Self-Determination in Taiwan
Taiwan looks set to open the door for its indigenous people to achieve some degree of autonomy. Will the rest of the population accept it?
2017/01/07 | Yuan-ling Liang
The App Students in Taiwan Can't Live Without
Ten questions with a co-founder of a Taiwan startup tapping into the nation's university market.
2017/01/05 | The Japan Times
Japan's State-sponsored Scholarships
Japan's government is in need to improve its scholarship program with half of its university students relying on student loans while 60,000 children from low-income households enter college each year.
2016/12/28 | Yuan-ling Liang
Taiwan Startup Breaking from Confucius Tradition to Build the Future of Education
Ten questions with the founder of Taiwan education technology company Hahow.
2016/12/27 | Hsu Chia-yu
Nazi Parade School Slammed for Misrepresenting Indigenous Massacre
The students have been slammed for being 'disrespectful' and 'totally ignorant of history.'
2016/12/27 | ZiQing Low
Taiwan Nazi Parade Continues Decades of Ignorance; Netizens Defend Students
Taiwan's Jewish leaders say the incident is 'a cause for great concern,' while some Taiwanese are defending the students.
2016/12/26 | Bonnie Bley
Asia’s Educational Arms Race
Education has become East Asia’s flagship product and the latest tool in a state’s soft-power toolkit.
2016/12/16 | Jeffrey Hutton
The iPhone or the App: Why Indonesia Risks Being Nudged out of the Tech Game
It’s not the iPhones Indonesia should make it’s the apps on the phones, writes Jeffrey Hutton.
2016/12/09 | Xiaoling Zhang
The Effectiveness of the Chinese Cultural Centers and Confucius Institutes
With 500 Confucius Institutes and 1,000 Confucius Classrooms on campuses around the world today, both have become a global phenomenon. Just what purpose do they serve?
2016/12/01 | Yang Ling
Conquer English Now; The Roots of China’s Study Craze
The twin forces of neoliberalism and nationalism are fueling a countrywide ‘mania’ for language skills.
2016/11/30 | ZiQing Low
App to Detect Dementia Developed in Taiwan
Someone in the world is diagnosed with dementia every three seconds.
2016/11/23 | Tu Siqi
The Emotional Cost of Sending Chinese Teens Abroad to Study
As growing numbers of children are sent to U.S. private schools to ensure access to global elite, many struggle to overcome the trauma of separation.
2016/11/22 | Hélène Belaunde
What Must Change Isn't Necessarily The Taiwan Education System, But The Values
A group of senior high school students from Yilan in northern Taiwan held a series of presentations on Nov. 12 and 13, during which they shared the knowledge and insight gained through an experiential education trip to Europe.
2016/11/14 | Edward White
Let's Talk About Sex, Taiwan
Government health experts in Taiwan want to normalize conversations about sex and relationships in hope of stopping the spread of HIV/AIDS.
2016/11/08 | Nicholas Z. Scott
Using Trump to Teach Chinese Students How to Win an Argument
As Americans head to the polls, a university class is being taught to see through the logical fallacies of the presidential nominees’ campaign claims.
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