By: Ko Lin, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
Heads from several institutions across Taiwan urged students to return to classes while
calling for the Ministry of Education (MOE) to speed up negotiation processes in a bid to resolve the curriculum dispute, reports said Sunday.
Samuel Chang, president of the Chung Yuan Christian University in Taoyuan County, has signed a petition along with other school presidents calling for the end of the student manifestation, including Tatung University’s Her Ming-guo, Lee Tien-rein, Michael Chen, Ku Chia-heng, and among several others.
During a press conference held in Taipei on Sunday morning, the school representatives said although they are able to feel the students’ grievances, they however urged them to express their anger in a more rational way, as their overreactions may impact future society, including Taiwan’s economic competitiveness. [FULL STORY]