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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 open data to increase...
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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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Students accuse NTU of ‘discrimination’ against student journalists

Taipei,  Students at National Taiwan University (NTU) on Thursday held a press conference to criticize what they say was “discrimination” against student journalists by university authorities who denied them access to public meetings. Among their ...
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AI project on food by Taiwanese-Malaysian student awarded

Taipei,  A Taipei high school student was recently honored for a project combining Malaysian cuisine and artificial intelligence sponsored by a government program for the children of new immigrants, the National Immigration Agency (NIA) said Sunday. The &#822...
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CORONAVIRUS/Taiwan to allow return of all final year international students

Taipei,  Final year foreign students who have been stranded abroad due to Taiwan’s border restrictions amid the COVID-19 pandemic will be permitted to return, with immediate effect, the Ministry of Education (MOE) said Wednesday. The lifting of the entr...
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Public, private sectors to set up animal rescue center in east Taiwan

Taipei,  The Council of Agriculture’s (COA) Forestry Bureau on Monday signed a cooperation agreement with a local wildlife conservation society to jointly establish the first ever large-scale wild animal rescue center in eastern Taiwan. COA Deputy Minis...
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Exhibition on indigenous Taiwanese and early Chinese migration

Taipei,  An exhibition that sheds light on the interaction between Taiwan’s ethnic Chinese and its indigenous populations during the Qing Dynasty opened at the National Taiwan Museum on Monday. The “Once Upon A Time in the Frontiers” exhibit...
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Former Examination Yuan head Chiu Chuang-huan dies at 94

Taipei, Former Examination Yuan President Chiu Chuang-huan (邱創煥) died on Thursday at the age of 94, according to his daughter Chiu Pei-lin (邱珮琳). The elder Chiu was one of a large number of young local Taiwanese politicians recruited into the...
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Taiwan to allow return of international students from Laos, Cambodia

Taipei,  Taiwan on Wednesday announced a further easing of its border restrictions to allow students from Laos and Cambodia who are due to graduate this year to return to the nation, according to the Ministry of Education (MOE). Laos and...
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