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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...

Suspects detained for vandalizing Japan-era statues at school

Two suspects were detained Monday evening on charges of vandalizing a pair of lion-like stone statues in front of a Taipei elementary school that they said were "guarding the souls of dead Japane...

Century-old lion-dog statue destroyed by ex-councilor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—A century old Japanese stone lion-dog statue, erected in front of Yixian Elementary School (逸仙國小) in Beitou District of Taipei City, was vandalized by former Taipei City Cou...