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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.'
2016/10/07 | Yuan-ling Liang
Taiwan Tech Startup Tackles Classroom Bullying, Student Isolation
'Both of us used to be bullied and later became bullies...We want to change this situation.'
2016/10/04 | ZiQing Low
Hong Kong Universities are Losing China's Top Students
Political instability and sliding university rankings are to blame as China's top students turn away from Hong Kong, a report says.
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.
2016/08/31 | Carol Chen
U.S. Loses Some of Its Lure for Taiwanese Wishing to Study Abroad
An increasing number of Taiwanese students are going abroad to acquire a higher education, but they are no longer necessarily headed for U.S. universities, as was once the case.
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.'
2016/08/23 | Timothy Ferry
Taiwan Tech Finds Role in Education
Innovative approaches to learning are creating new business opportunities.
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.
2016/08/16 | Chris Horton
Given Overcapacity, Universities in Taiwan Face Tough Decisions
Schools may need to merge, join an alliance, or shift to a different line of business.
2016/08/15 | Yuan-ling Liang
OPINION: Hope in Taiwan’s New Media Landscape
‘Complaining is not enough...People should refuse to read junk.’
2016/08/11 | Jessie Yang
Taiwan’s Education System is Failing Its Youth
Three young students share their views on an environment that often fosters more confusion and apprehension than success.
2016/08/10 | Don Shapiro
Defining Drug Advertising in Taiwan
Companies have been punished for disseminating information on disease awareness.
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.
2016/08/04 | David Willson
Taiwan: Five Education Priorities for the New Government
'It is time for Taiwan to take serious action to modernize the education system in order to allow the country to thrive in the modern world.'
‘Don’t Blame China’ — Education Needed on Air Pollution in Taiwan
The Taiwan Electric Vehicles Association is leading the charge in educating Taiwanese about the benefits of switching to electric vehicles, and the harsh reality of air pollution.
2016/07/29 | Shuhei Omi
Six High School Students Aim To Change U.S. Classrooms
'We believe the classroom should be an engaging experience that drives the students’ urge to learn.'
2016/07/25 | Bing-sheng Lee
Victors of Taiwan's Exam System, But Losers in Life: Lee Lu-feng
Taiwan’s flawed exam system has plagued students for the past 50 years, creating adept test-takers who are afraid of taking risks.