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Former Taipei City Councilor given 5 months in jail for beheading statue of Japanese engineer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On March 8 the Tainan District Court punished the culprit, former Taipei city counselor Lee Cheng-lung (李承龍) with a five month jail sentence for vandalizing a bronze statu...

Japanese Shinto shrine vandalized in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A historic Japanese Shinto shrine in Taipei has been vandalized and one of its Komainu (lion-dog, 狛犬) statues was stolen on Monday, in an apparent repeat of a recent pattern of...