Asian Pop-Up Cinema extended free streaming featuring contemporary Taiwan Cinema.

Non-profit pan-Asian film organization Sophia’s Choice announces Asian Pop-Up Cinema’s second specially curated online program as a result of the Pandemic, in support of first line responders and social distancing.  Riding on the success of the first online program, Audience Choice Winners Rewind (May 10-31), Asian Pop-Up Cinema are bringing together a new line up for early June: Mini-Focus: Taiwan Cinema Online, focusing on contemporary Taiwanese cinema.

Three short films and five narrative features will be streamed for free during June 5-12. A wide array of different styles of story-telling will provide a “glimpse” into contemporary Taiwanese filmmakers’ recent endeavors.  Each movie will be made available for a one-time viewing between 2:00pm-10:00pm CDT.  Title by title registration is required.  Please visit program website for more information.   Please refer to the attached news release for programs list.



NCKU 2020 Fall 2nd Admission for International Degree Students

National Cheng Kung University(NCKU) invites international students to join the second admission application, the theme of “Resilient and Innovative Future” for master’s and doctoral degree.  The application period will be 5/18/2020 – 6/19/2020.  Student will be notified of admission acceptance within 6 weeks of application received date. Admission acceptance letter will be mailed on 7/31/2020.

Application fee for students applying for master’s or doctoral degree programs in the attached departments shall be waived.  Besides application online, applicants shall provide the research proposal for NCKU OIA Research Talent Cultivation Project: Resilient and Innovative Future. (All format is acceptable).  NCKU Distinguished International Students Scholarship are available for Master Degree (monthly up to 9,000 NT) and Doctor Degree(monthly up to 15,000 NT).  Please refer to the second admission announcement or visit International Student Admission website for more information.

Recruitment of LIFT 2020 is kick-starting

The Leaders in Future Trends 2020(LIFT 2.0) program, hosted by the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) in Taiwan, is now recruiting all talent individuals from Taiwan studying and working aboard to contribute their expertise in Taiwan.

Lift 2.0 seeks to provide a platform for the establishment of connections between overseas talent and Taiwan’s industries, universities, and research institutes through both online and offline activities. Under this Program, qualified overseas talent will receive round-trip airfare and full subsidies for meals and accommodation in Taiwan. Arrangements will be made for participants to attend the “Leaders in Future Trends O2O Conference,” and they will have opportunities to meet face-to-face with domestic firms, universities, and research organizations with the goal of finding employment opportunities in Taiwan.

Application deadline for the first session: 12:00 noon, July 31, 2020 (Friday) (Taipei time GMT+08:00) Please visit program website for registration and more information.

Taipei Tech Chinese Language Training Center 2020 online summer course

Chinese Language Training Center of National Taipei University of Technology is now accepting international students applications for 2020 online summer course.  Program offers 35-hour, two weeks Intensive Mandarin Courses on Daily Conversation. Choose your date from either July 6 to July 17 or July 20 to July 31.  Unlock unique Chinese language and cultural on line.  Please refer to the attached announcement or visit program website for more information.


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