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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Mystery Chinese woman defaces Washington monuments

    Posted Jul 31st 2013, 10:28am by Associated Press in Washington

    ... Cathedral has been linked to at least four other incidents of vandalism at US landmarks, including at the Lincoln Memorial, according to prosecutors and court documents. Tian Jiamei, 58, appeared ... to fix. Authorities believe the green paint vandalism was part of a pattern. Green paint was discovered splattered on the Lincoln Memorial on Friday morning, and symbols were later found painted ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Microblog justice can be too harsh

    Posted May 30th 2013, 12:00am

    ... with the vandalism at the time, but it has come back to haunt him after being noticed by another Chinese visitor, who posted a photograph of it on microblogs. His parents have had to come forward tearfully ...


    Cultural vandals run roughshod in English Premier League

    Posted Dec 27th 2013, 10:06pm by Peter Simpson

    ... Tan and company remind us that the assault on clubs' traditions by billionaire foreign owners is not over Cultural vandals run roughshod Billionaire Cardiff City owner Vincent Tan ... vandalism. They are accused of ignoring the rich history of English football and the clubs they buy. Tan was first welcomed at debt-ridden Cardiff- founded in 1899- but any belief he made ...

  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Violent protest- Tate Britain takes on art vandalism

    Posted Nov 03rd 2013, 05:37pm by NYT

    ... Tom Rachman Vandalism as a statementof intent at Tate Britain Taking scissors to a Van Gogh landscape, smearing paint over a Rembrandt, setting fire to a Leonardo drawing- even imagining ... not to discuss attacks on artworks for fear of provoking more of them. Besides, what is there to gain by dwelling on vandalism? Surely, these crimes are the antithesis of art- the culprits must ...

  5. News - China Insider - vandalism

    Gilded Buddha statue in Beijing becomes latest victim of tourist vandalism

    Posted Sep 17th 2013, 01:24pm by Chris Luo

    ... fallen victim to vandalism, the latest in a series of acts exposed by Chinese media. Staff at Qianling Mountain Park in southwest Beijing recently found palm-sized Chinese characters reading “Xu ... instances in which tourists tried to carve their names or other blessings on the statue using sharp tools since it had been built in 2006. The ongoing vandalism had already led to a restoration ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Country park vandalism not the way to solve housing shortage

    Posted Sep 14th 2013, 12:00am by Stephen Vines

    ... Stephen Vines Stephen Vines doesn't trust landowners to develop any areas sensitively Country park vandalism not the way to solve housing problem Politicians and bureaucrats have ... that the housing problem can be tackled by engaging in an act of environmental vandalism and have persuaded him that they can offer political support in ways that make destruction of the countryside ...

  7. News - China Insider

    ‘Thank heaven it’s not a Chinese tourist’ say netizens after Italian vandalism report

    Posted Aug 08th 2013, 05:48pm by Chris Luo

    ... media this week reported that an American tourist accidentally broke a pinky finger off a statue by medieval Florentine sculptor Giovanni d’Ambrogio. The vandal was measuring the hand ... internet users expressed relief that the vandal was not Chinese. “Thank heaven it’s not a Chinese tourist or it would have triggered another bout of nationwide self-analysis,” one blogger commented ...

  8. News - China

    Hearing for Chinese woman charged in Washington monument vandalism

    Posted Aug 02nd 2013, 09:28pm by AP

    ... with prosecutors calling her a flight risk and a danger to the community. Police and prosecutors also believe she’s connected to several acts of similar vandalism, including at the Lincoln Memorial, ...

  9. News - World - BRAZIL

    Police clash with vandals in Sao Paulo

    Posted Jul 31st 2013, 02:52pm by Agence France-Presse in Sao Paulo

    ... and stun grenades against the vandals, who retreated to adjacent streets, setting fire to piles of trash. There was no official word on casualties, but a photographer saw one demonstrator injured ...

  10. Comment - Blogs - TOURISM

    'I was here' Chinese carving on ancient Egyptian wall is decried on Weibo

    Posted May 26th 2013, 04:15pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Shen said on his Sina Weibo account. He said he apologised to the tour guide but still felt ashamed even after he was told it wasn’t his fault. Shen's photos of the vandalism at Luxor ...




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