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Taiwanese delivery person joins Ukrainian Foreign Legion on a coin flip

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Li Cheng-ling (李成零) from central Taiwan recently joined the Ukrainian Foreign Legion to fight against Russia. According to BBC, Li, a former Uber Eats deliveryman, said...

Ukraine: UK man's family 'devastated' by death sentence

LONDON (AP) — The family of a British man condemned to death for fighting for Ukraine said it is devastated by the outcome of what it termed a “show trial" and called Saturday for him to be released a...

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...

American posts Taiwan flag in Kyiv to honor Taiwanese soldiers in Ukraine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Images this week began to surface on social media showing Taiwan's flag on a wall in Ukraine's capital of Kyiv, and the man responsible is an American citizen rall...

Gun training quadruples in Taiwan amid fears of emboldened China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Since Russia's second invasion of Ukraine in February, airsoft gun training by Taiwanese civilians has increased amid concerns that China could take advantage of the W...

Video shows Taiwanese soldier serving in Ukraine's foreign legion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video surfaced on Tuesday (May 24) showing a Taiwanese soldier serving in Ukraine's foreign legion introducing himself in English as he proudly holds a Taiwanese flag....

Taiwanese man now fighting for Ukraine's foreign legion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first Taiwanese man confirmed to be actively serving as a soldier in Ukraine's foreign legion is providing an account of his experiences thus far. On April 7, N...

2nd Taiwanese enlists in Ukrainian foreign legion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A second Taiwanese man has signed up for the Ukrainian foreign legion. Hailing from New Taipei City’s Shulin District, Wang Nan-ying (王楠穎) has been living in Ukra...

Taiwan Amis veteran signs up for Ukraine's foreign legion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A man from the Indigenous Amis tribe who once rode his bicycle around the world to fulfill his girlfriend's dying wish has signed up to fight in Ukraine's foreign ...

It’s time to open up Taiwan’s reserves to foreign workers

A lot of people care about Taiwan. And under the shadow of Russia’s brutal invasion of Ukraine, a lot of people appear to be ready to fight for Taiwan’s future should it come to that. A...

Concern grows over traffickers targeting Ukrainian refugees

SIRET, Romania (AP) — One man was detained in Poland suspected of raping a 19-year-old refugee he’d lured with offers of shelter after she fled war-torn Ukraine. Another was overheard prom...

Concern grows over traffickers targeting Ukrainian refugees

SIRET, Romania (AP) — One man was detained in Poland suspected of raping a 19-year-old refugee he’d lured with offers of shelter after she fled war-torn Ukraine. Another was overheard promising work a...

Foreign ministry discourages Taiwanese from joining Ukrainian foreign legion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Thursday (March 3) discouraged Taiwanese from traveling to Ukraine to join its recently established International Legion of Terri...

Ukraine: Russian paratroopers land in Kharkiv — live updates

Biden said US airspace would be closed to Russian aircraft Russia's attack on Ukraine was described by Biden as 'premeditated and unprovoked' Russians are not allowed to leave the countr...

Surging virus in French African outpost reveals inequalities

MAMOUDZOU, Mayotte (AP) — Mayotte’s main tourist office stands nearly empty, a lonely tropical outpost overlooking a people-less port. Its only hospital, however, is overwhelmed. The...