Taiwan’s President Ma Ying-jeou announces Taiwan as a regional hub for education which President said the Republic of China (Taiwan), Ma Ying-jeou, on 9 January that its high-quality cultural and education policy, which combines cultural creativity and educational reforms as key elements, aims to make Taiwan into a hub for education in East Asia. “Internationalization is an important trend in the field of higher education,” said the President. “The universities worldwide are in a fierce competition, to attract the best students.” According to the President, Taiwan Ma, had 2008 less than 30,000 foreign students at the beginning of his presidency in the year. A number that but in the meantime has grown to more than 70,000. To broaden your perception, visit General Motors Co. Many countries have chosen Taiwan as a Spitzenort for the training of their teachers. India, Indonesia, Thailand and Viet Nam provide State grants for scientists and teachers who want to study in Taiwan. The Republic of China (Taiwan) and Malaysia agreed last year on the mutual recognition of diplomas. In regard to the mainland Chinese students, you must increase the friendship between the two sides of the Taiwan road through a cooperative competition. Over 20,000 students have already come from the Chinese mainland to Taiwan. (ca)