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2016/04/25 | TNL 編輯

Taiwanese Students Facing Mountains of Debt

Almost one million Taiwanese are still paying their student loans. The government has to allocate about about US$92.8 million of its annual budget to subsidize the interest on the loans. The financial challenge has become bigger for those students with debt who cannot find a job with sufficient salary. Students in many other nations are facing similar problems.

2016/08/09 | Malaysiakini

Malaysian Actor Boycotts Film Festival Over Awards Segregation

A well-known Malaysian actor and filmmaker is protesting racial segregation at a major film awards.

2016/08/15 | Yuan-ling Liang

OPINION: Hope in Taiwan’s New Media Landscape

‘Complaining is not enough...People should refuse to read junk.’

2016/08/18 | ZiQing Low

Taiwanese Student Takes On Global Problem with Paper Straw Design

A video of a plastic straw being extracted from the nose of a sea turtle pushed Cheng Wang-tung to design an award-winning foldable paper straw.

2016/08/23 | Timothy Ferry

Taiwan Tech Finds Role in Education

Innovative approaches to learning are creating new business opportunities.

2016/08/23 | Olivia Yang

Taiwanese Universities Should Ignore Academic Rankings: Hsieh Yu-cheng

A Taiwanese columnist says that a university that puts academic competition as its primary focus is 'suicidal.'

2016/09/30 | Olivia Yang

U.S. Universities in China Face Internet, Self-Censorship: Report

U.S. universities in China avoid sensitive topics like Tibet, Taiwan and the Tiananmen Square Massacre.

2016/10/12 | Baru Bian

OPINION: Fires in Sarawak's Rural Schools an Indicator of Malaysia's Rot

'We can never claim to be a developed nation when we subject our schoolchildren to studying and living in damaged, decaying and derelict buildings.'

2016/10/18 | ZiQing Low

Crime, Racism Tar China-US Study Ties

The rapid increase in the number of Chinese students at U.S. universities has brought a wave of social problems, including isolated incidents of crime and racism.

2016/10/26 | Qian Jinghua

Boom and Bust of Shenzhen’s International Schools

Some institutions shut within a year of opening in the thriving but chaotic industry.

2016/11/02 | The Japan Times

Laws Alone Won’t Stop Bullying in Japan

Teachers and school officials need to recognize their duty to detect signs of bullying at an early stage and take prompt action to stop it.

2016/11/03 | Matthew Walsh

How the Education Consultancy Industry Fuels Essay Fraud in China

Helping students through the foreign university admissions process is a lucrative, large and unregulated business in China — is it any wonder application fraud is so common?

2016/11/04 | Berlin Fang

How WeChat Is Reshaping Online Education

Instead of luring students onto specialized platforms, Chinese teachers have been using the existing app as an educational tool.

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.

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.

2016/11/23 | 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.

2016/11/30 | ZiQing Low

App to Detect Dementia Developed in Taiwan

Someone in the world is diagnosed with dementia every three seconds.

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.