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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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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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