Top Chinese universities list causes furor at NTUA

Taipei Times
Date: Mar 30, 2015
By: Lin Yu-shan, Weng Yu-huang and Chen Wei-han  /  Staff reporters, with staff writer

A public notice posted by the National Taiwan University of Arts (NTUA) on its Web site on Thursday that congratulated itself for being named on a list of top Chinese universities sparked criticism, as students said that the university was complacent about Taiwan’s implied diminishment into a Chinese province.

The university made public a ranking of top Chinese universities published by Chinese Web site Sina.com, which listed NTUA and National Taiwan University (NTU) as two of the five “six-star universities” in the special administrative regions category that unilaterally included Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau.     [FULL  STORY]

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