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2020/11/16 | Xiaochen Su

International Students Can Stem Decline Facing Asian Universities

East Asian universities face a long-term demographic crisis, risking gains in competitiveness made over recent years. Attracting students from abroad may be the solution.

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.

2021/04/15 | TNL Staff

Two More Taiwan’s Indigenous Languages Available On Wikipedia

Atayal and Seediq joined the Sakizaya language in the growing ranks of Indigenous languages that have become available in the online encyclopedia.

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.

2021/02/11 | TNL Feature

Taipei American School Students Plan Economics Hackathon

EconHacks is a 24-hour online financial literacy hackathon organized by students at the Taipei American School. It will be held across the world beginning at 12 p.m. Taipei time on February 13.

2018/03/30 | Gerald Wang

OPINION: National Taiwan University's Integrity Is Under Siege

A current student gives an inside view of a university in denial over the controversies surrounding its president-elect.

2016/03/09 | TNL 編輯

Taiwan High School Hours Ranks First In The World And Generates Different Views

Asian countries are known for their overwhelming education systems and tense exam schedules. Among all of them, Taiwan stands out by having the longest school hours, which has angered some students while others think it’s necessary.

2017/03/04 | Zheng Jiawen

How Internet Prejudice Threatens Feminist Progress in China

The scornful spread of online terms like 'grassroots feminist' prevents Chinese women from influencing policy.

2016/07/15 | Yuan-ling Liang

Start-ups, Daily Flights and New Pact Strengthen Taiwan-France Relations

Relations between Taiwan and France are strengthening with a working holiday pact, start-up collaboration and an uptick in direct fights between Paris and Taipei.

2018/03/06 | Rosemary Chen

FEATURE: Is Taiwan Ready for an Automated Future? (Part 2)

Taiwan's educational landscape is shifting as parents and institutions adapt to a future that mandates coding skills from middle school through to university.