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2019/09/12 | Adam Hatch

How Can We Transform Taiwan Into a Bilingual Country?

The Taiwanese government is determined to improve the country's English competency in the next decade. Beyond education, what kind of policy changes are necessary to facilitate the reform?

2018/10/03 | Taiwan Insight

Taiwan's Higher Education Threatened by Low Birthrate, 'China Factor'

An Oxford Economics report estimates that Taiwan will have the world's largest talent deficit by 2021.

2018/08/30 | Stellina Chen

CARTOON: English as a Second Language – Hao or Nga'ay?

Premier William Lai wants Taiwan to make English its second official language. Will it actually help Taiwan's language learners?

2018/09/20 | Eryk Smith

OPINION: In Kaohsiung, There Are Limits to the Multilingual Love

The axes are out for a politician advocating for languages other than English and Chinese to be kept out of the classroom.

2019/04/05 | Katrina Hatchett

What You Need to Know About Studying Abroad in Taiwan

Are you considering studying abroad in Taiwan? Here's a quick guide to what you need to know.

2019/10/18 | TNL Feature

Taipei American School to Compete in iGEM With Food Contaminant Detector

Taipei American School will participate in the annual International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) competition with a student invention that can detect agricultural contaminants in produce.

2019/12/18 | The Conversation

What Chinese Citizens Think of China's Social Credit System

Contrary to what many in the West think, many Chinese citizens appreciate the social credit system for instilling a sense security and certainty in the society.

2019/10/03 | Milo Hsieh

OPINION: Taiwanese Universities Should Treat Campus Assaults as Potential Hate Crimes

Taiwanese universities are almost doing nothing about the recurring campus assaults on Hong Kong students, which will only result in more clashes and potential hate crimes.

2019/11/06 | Deutsche Welle

Pro-Beijing Lawmaker Junius Ho Stabbed in Hong Kong

A lawmaker known for his heated arguments with pro-democracy protesters has been injured by an unknown assailant. Footage showed the perpetrator brandishing a large knife and thrusting it at the lawmaker's chest.

2019/12/11 | The Interpreter

The Disparity in Asia's Education Systems Will Limit Regional Development

While East Asia countries top education performance, Southeast Asia is struggling to catch up. An aging population and gap with Southeast Asia might mark down the whole region.