Statue of Japanese civil engineer in southern Taiwan park found beheaded

Apr 16, 2017

Statue of Japanese civil engineer in southern Taiwan park found beheaded

A statue commemorating a Japanese civil engineer in southern Taiwan who contributed to Taiwan’s development was found decapitated Sunday, local media reported.Central News Agency and other outlets said an investigation is underway to uncover the motive behind the vandalism and that Tainan Mayor William ...

Noted Hiroshima hibakusha Dr. Shuntaro Hida dies at 100

Mar 21, 2017

Noted Hiroshima hibakusha Dr. Shuntaro Hida dies at 100

Shuntaro Hida, a former Imperial Japanese Army doctor who survived the U.S. atomic bombing of Hiroshima during World War II and treated survivors, died Monday, sources close to him said. He was 100.Hailing from Gifu Prefecture, Hida became a doctor after graduating from the ...