By: Yang Sz-ruei and Elizabeth Hsu
Taipei, Oct. 18 (CNA) A proposal to make English the second official
language in Taiwan was discussed at a conference Sunday in Tainan, the city that is leading the push.
“English is part of national power,” Chen Chao-ming (陳超明), a chair professor at Shih Chien University, said at the conference, which was organized by the Tainan-based Flomo Education Foundation.
English proficiency in Taiwan is not just an educational problem, but an important asset for the country’s future development, Chen said. [FULL STORY]