TAIWAN: Universities to open doors to students from China

Taiwan's universities are set to begin accepting Chinese students this autumn after the (opposition) Democratic Progressive Party unexpectedly indicated it would no longer attempt to halt amendments to bills that would allow Chinese students to study in Taiwan, Vincent Y Chao and Flora Wang report for The Taipei Times.

The surprise announcement brought to an end a year of gridlock over the controversial bills that led to physical clashes between lawmakers late last month.

However the DPP wants to codify conditions on Chinese proposed by the Ministry of Education, and to go one step further by cutting the maximum number of students from 2,000 students annually to 1,000 in the preliminary phase of the law.
Full story at The Taipei Times website