Vandalized statue of Japanese engineer in Taiwan repaired

National May 8, 2017

Vandalized statue of Japanese engineer in Taiwan repaired

A ceremony was held in Tainan Sunday to mark the completion of repair of the vandalized statue of a Japanese engineer who made great contributions to the agricultural development in southern Taiwan during Japan's colonial rule. Last month the head of the statue of Yoichi ...

Japanese engineer whose statue was decapitated lauded by Taiwan

National Apr 20, 2017

Japanese engineer whose statue was decapitated lauded by Taiwan

Taiwan's Presidential Office on Wednesday heaped praise on late Japanese civil engineer Yoichi Hatta for his contributions to the island, after his statue was found beheaded over the weekend. Presidential Office spokesman Alex Huang told a news conference that Hatta was an internationally renowned expert ...

Statue of Japanese civil engineer in southern Taiwan park found beheaded

National 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 ...