Ming Dao has just finished filming the period drama, “The King’s Women”, and returned to Taiwan from the mainland. Recent rumors suggested that Ming Dao has been avoiding his military duties, but his management company clarified that he has just paid his tuition fees for the new semester at Tungnan University, and is not purposely avoiding his military duties. His management company further revealed that after he has completed all the work that they have signed for, he will be enlisted in 2013.
According to the military service law, it is mandatory for men of age 33 to accept enlistment. Whether they are still in school or not, they must suspend their studies. Ming Dao, who’s 31 years old right now, still has two years time; He has been an university student for 11 years and has switched four different schools.
In related news, 31 year old actor Bobby Dou who has also been an university student for 11 years, has finally enlisted back in April. Other actors who still have not fulfilled their military duties include Ethan Ruan, Mike He, Joe Cheng and more. However, Ethan Ruan has confirmed that he will fulfill his duties after completing the filming of his upcoming new movie, “Love”.
In other related news, 24 years old Jam Hsiao expressed that he hasn’t thought about his enlistment yet and says that he wants to continue studying in school. Jam Hsiao started as a university student in September of 2007, but he is still in his second year of studies.
Source: UDN, Appledaily
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