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Thousands protest over bid to curb incense burning in Taiwan

The sound of clanging cymbals and blaring horns filled downtown Taipei on Sunday as thousands marched in a colorful Taoist procession, protesting over a government call to cut back on the burning of incense sticks. About 100 temples took part in the demonstration, with performers carrying statues of Taoist gods on their shoulders, while others […]