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Military training content more important than length of service: Taiwan People's Party

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan People’s Party (TPP) Legislator Huang Shan-shan (黃珊珊) said the content of military training is more important than its length — the same day as a new ba...

Taiwan begins extended one-year conscription in response to China threat

TAICHUNG, Taiwan, Jan 25 (Reuters) - The first batch of new recruits began serving their one-year compulsory military service in Taiwan on Thursday after the conscription period was extended from four...

Taiwan conscripts must fight if war occurs during mandatory service

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Those completing their compulsory military service in Taiwan’s army will “of course” have to go to the battlefield in the event of war, former defense mi...

Hou would scrap DPP's extension of Taiwan military service if elected president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate and New Taipei Mayor Hou Yu-ih (侯友宜) said on Monday (July 3) that if elected president, he would scrap the planned extension of Tai...

10 Taiwanese soldiers now fighting in Ukraine's foreign legion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — There are now 10 Taiwanese soldiers fighting for Ukraine's foreign legion, according to a Taiwanese volunteer who has joined the fight to build bonds in preparation fo...