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140 Students Abducted in Northwestern Nigeria?

Armed kidnappers have taken 140 students from their boarding school in northwestern Nigeria, local officials announced Monday. Attackers opened fire on the Bethel Baptist High School in Kaduna state early Monday, abducting most of the 165 pupils boardi...
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Education Ministry expands recruitment of foreign English teachers

Taipei-As part of the campaign to turn Taiwan into a bilingual nation by 2030, the Ministry of Education (MOE) on Saturday said it is subsidizing the hiring of more foreign English-language teachers for local public schools starting this year.The recru...
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Taiwan allows entry of more international students

Taipei-The Ministry of Education (MOE) said Thursday that more categories of international students will be allowed to enter Taiwan, effective immediately, three months after an entry ban was introduced due to COVID-19 concerns.Taiwan suspended entry o...
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MOE to launch bilingual education center in Kaohsiung

Kaohsiung-A bilingual education center will be established in National Sun Yat-sen University (NSYSU) in Kaohsiung, as part of the U.S.-Taiwan Education Initiative launched in December 2020, the Ministry of Education (MOE) announced Monday.The universi...
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Taiwan, U.K. sign MOU on education cooperation

Taipei, Taiwan and the United Kingdom on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding to advance cooperation in English learning and education. The agreement was signed remotely and witnessed by Greg Hands, U.K. Minister of State for Trade Policy, who said.....
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Taxpayers to be allowed to file taxes via smartphones in 2021

Taipei,  Taxpayers in Taiwan are expected to be allowed to use their smartphones to file taxes in 2021, according to the Ministry of Finance (MOF). In a hearing held by the finance committee under the Legislative Yuan on Thursday, Finance...
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Taiwan to create registration system to fight ‘ghost’ fishing gear

Taipei,  The Fisheries Agency said Tuesday it has issued a new draft regulation to establish a system to better manage derelict fishing gear, known as “ghost gear,” that causes marine pollution and is deadly to marine wildlife. The new measure,...
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Taipei leg of 2020 NASA Hackathon opens for registration

Taipei,  The 2020 NASA Space Apps Challenge Hackathon, one of NASA’s innovative outreach activities, is now open for registration until Sept. 18, the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) announced Thursday. “We hope participants can use NASA’s...
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NTU makes top 100 list, ranked 97th best university in the world

London and Taipei,  National Taiwan University (NTU) has been ranked the 97th best university in the world, the first time the school has made it into the survey’s top 100 list, according to a Times Higher Education (THE) survey released...
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