The International Cooperation and Development Fund (TaiwanICDF) is now accepting applications for its 2021 International Higher Education Scholarship Program until March 15. In cooperation with 20 Taiwanese universities, the scholarship program offers 30 Bachelors, Masters and Ph.D. programs in various fields including science and technology, agriculture, public health and business management.
Taiwan and other countries that are not United Nations members will be allotted 1.3 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine in the first round of vaccine distribution by the global vaccine-sharing initiative COVAX, with the earliest delivery date being February, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) said Thursday.
A Philippine official on Thursday thanked Taiwan following the recovery of a Filipino migrant worker who was discharged from a local hospital that day after recovering from an operation to remove a brain tumor earlier this year.
Taiwan has jumped 20 places in the 2020 Democracy Index rankings to 11th position globally from 31st in 2019, to rank top in Asia, according to the index report released Tuesday by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU).
Taiwan is second among 11 Asia-Pacific countries ranked in the Personalized Health Index unveiled by London-based The Economist during a webinar on building long-term sustainable and personalized healthcare systems Jan. 28.
As Taiwan rapidly heads toward becoming a super-aged society—meaning one in five citizens is aged 65 or older—businesses have quickly begun to provide goods and services geared toward the elderly, as demonstrated by the growing popularity of the Assistive Technology for Life exhibition. Held annually in Taipei City, the event features an array of inventive devices designed to improve quality of life for older adults.
A delegation from the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Vietnam made a 2-day visit to Thai Nguyen University - Lao Cai Campus on December 10 and 11, 2020. Thai Nguyen University - Lao Cai Campus is located close to the border between Vietnam and Yunnan province in China, making it the northernmost university in Vietnam. Indigenous people comprise 65% of the population of Lao Cai province, so a major responsibility of the university is to provide education and training for them.
The Education Division at TECO in Malaysia & the Taiwan Alumni Association of Sabah Organize a “Sabah Elite Leadership Training Workshop”
A 4-day Sabah Elite Leadership Training Workshop, organized by the Education Division at the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Malaysia, and the Taiwan Alumni Association of Sabah was held from December 19 to 22, 2020.
The Education Division at the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Ho Chi Minh worked with Vietnam’s Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs to organize the Industry Cooperation: Regulations and Application Seminar held on December 4, 2020. The goals were to encourage and build a platform for Taiwanese businesspeople to engage in industry-university cooperation with universities and colleges in Vietnam; and to promote Taiwan’s vocational education and encourage cooperation and collabora
Taiwan retained its 28th ranking among the 180 countries and territories surveyed in the latest Corruption Perceptions Index released Jan. 28 by the Berlin-based Transparency International.