Former President of Taiwan’s Villa Now Mcdonalds

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At least Lincoln never had to put up with this.

The villa of Chiang Ching-kuo has reopened as a Mcdonalds cafe with a Starbucks on top. While some people are glad to have their Big Macs, the son of Chiang raised some objections.

“I don’t understand, opening a McDonald’s in the villa … how exactly does that adhere to regulations on correct usage of cultural heritage sites?”

There was an attempt at making the villa a museum or historic site on China-Taiwan relations, but operations costs were apparently too high. The analogy to Lincoln is a little off base, because Chian Ching-kuo was the first president of Taiwan, taking over for his father Chaing Kai-shek after being pushed out of the mainland.