Taiwan universities promoting exchanges with Philippine schools

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2017/01/11
By: Emerson Lim and Lilian Wu

Manila, Jan. 11 (CNA) A Taiwanese university alliance said Wednesday that it is seeking to build

Chang Ching-ray (left) and Gilberto Lauengco (right)

cooperation with prestigious universities in the Philippines and pave the way for wider bilateral exchanges.

To this end, the NTU System, which comprises National Taiwan University (NTU), National Taiwan Normal University and National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, met in Manila with representatives of several top-ranking Philippine universities and with diplomatic officials from both sides.

NTU vice president Chang Ching-ray (張慶瑞) said the alliance has helped to create added value and he hoped to see increased exchanges between the students and faculty of universities in Taiwan and the Philippines, which will make the schools more competitive.

Taiwan’s representative to the Philippines Lin Song-Huann (林松煥) noted that the Philippines has the second-largest population in Southeast Asia and its economy has been growing in recent years.   [FULL  STORY]

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