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New training for Taiwan soldiers as ‘threat of China’ invading heightens

Asia Correspondent Brent O’Halloran says soldiers in Taiwan are now being taught to engage the enemy from “three different positions”.

“Previously a regular soldier will learn to do so from a prone position, now they’re required to do so from a kneeling and standing position,” Mr O’Halloran said.

“That might seem like an incidental change, but it’s part of a broader suite of changes to Taiwan’s military in light of … the threat from China.”

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