ESWN has a report on the brawl that broke out at Chiang Kai Shek Airport in Taiwan prior to Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) chairman Lien Chan’s trip to China.


Here is the itemized list of weapons that were observed in combat, most of which were supposed to be banned by the police:

  • Chicken eggs, placed in the sun for three straight days and exceedingly smelly
  • Mineral water bottles/containers
  • Glass wine bottles
  • Umbrellas
  • Bamboo poles used to hold up banners
  • Flag poles
  • Rocks
  • Loudspeakers
  • Sugar cane sticks
  • Walking canes
  • Steel foldable chairs
  • Golf club
  • Female hair combs
  • Firecrackers
  • Tiger-head rings (note: a ring with a tiger head designed to cause cuts in the flesh)
  • Slingshots that were used to launch steel balls
  • Nunchaku
  • A spear
  • A long knife/sword (關刀) of the type used by Lord Guan Yun-Chang from The Romance of Three Kingdoms

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