By: Chen Chih-chung and Bill Lin
Taipei, July 22 (CNA) Taiwan’s education minister returned Tuesday from a six-day visit to France where he and his French counterpart agreed that Taiwan and France will cooperate intensively in the areas of teaching Chinese as a second language and sinology, according to the Ministry of Education (MOE).
Wu Se-hua (吳思華) met Thierry Mandon, minister of higher education and research, at a breakfast meeting on the second day of his visit and reached consensus on academic exchanges, the MOE said in a statement.
In recent years, about 10,000 French people have studied Chinese thanks to promotional efforts by the French government, according to the ministry. [FULL STORY]