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Majority of Taiwanese support women joining mandatory military training: Poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new poll shows a majority of Taiwanese are both in favor of women joining the country’s compulsory military training and extending the duration of the training per...

More than half of Taiwanese support adding women in military draft: Poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As cross-strait tensions continue to run high, a new poll released Sunday (Oct. 4) shows that 52 percent of Taiwanese are in favor of including women in the country's ...

UN calls for action to increase women in peacekeeping

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution Friday calling on the United Nations and its 193 member nations to step up action to increase the number of women in militar...

First Taiwanese all-female artillery squad takes part in military drills in Penghu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Wednesday May 23 in Penghu County, Taiwan’s defense forces conducted artillery exercises ahead of the upcoming Han Kuang military exercises. One of the squads ...

100,000 petition to enact draft for South Korean women

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As tensions are reaching a boiling point on the Korean Peninsula with North Korea announcing the successful test of a hydrogen bomb on Sunday, over 100,000 South Koreans have s...