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Sunday, January 29, 2006

Betel nut girls galore

Michael Turton has just added a new betel nut girl page to his website. [more...]

Thursday, January 26, 2006

Environment report card for Taiwan

Taiwan was ranked 24th out of 133 countries in the 2006 Environmental Performance Index released by Yale University on Monday. Taiwan was slightly behind Australia which ranked 20th and slightly ahead of the USA which ranked 28th. New Zealand topped the list. China was 94th. [more...]

Wednesday, January 18, 2006

English teaching in the news

In July last year I posted about teaching English in Taiwan. There I noted that the Ministry of Education (MoE) program to recruit foreign teachers [more...]

Saturday, January 07, 2006

Visa issues for students at language schools

There have been several posts on Forumosa over the last month reporting that the government is no longer extending visas for students enrolled at non-university language schools. The Taipei Times reported yesterday that the Ministry of Education was cracking down on "fake Chinese-language schools". [more...]