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    On his last day in Taiwan, U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar visited the shrine of former Taiwanese President Lee Teng-hui. Azar praised Lee, who died at the age of 97 on July 30, for leaving a “democratic legacy” he said will “forever propel the U.S.-Taiwan relationship forward.”  The Chinese Communist Party,...
    TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s leaders and its people were paying their respects Saturday to former President Lee Teng-hui, who died this week at age 97 after bringing full democracy to Taiwan and incurring the wrath of China in the process. A traditional funeral bier was set up at the Taipei Guest House, an...
    TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Local media are reporting that ex-Taiwanese President Lee Teng-hui, who oversaw the island’s transition to full democracy, died Thursday evening. Lee was 97 and had largely dropped out of public life in his later years. As a member of the then-governing Nationalist Party, Lee was made Taiwan’s leader following the death...
    By Ben Blanchard and Yimou Lee TAIPEI (Reuters) - Former Taiwan President Lee Teng-hui, who died on Thursday aged 97, was dubbed "Mr. Democracy" for burying autocratic rule in favour of freewheeling pluralism, and thrived on defying China's drive to absorb an island it regards as a wayward province. Lee hoped for Taiwan to be...
    TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Local media are reporting that ex-Taiwanese President Lee Teng-hui, who oversaw the island’s transition to full democracy, died Thursday evening. Lee was 97 and had largely dropped out of public life in his later years. As a member of the then-governing Nationalist Party, Lee was made Taiwan’s leader following the...
    TAIPEI (Reuters) - Former Taiwan President Lee Teng-hui, dubbed "Mr. Democracy" for burying autocratic rule in favour of freewheeling pluralism, died at the age of 97, the official Central News Agency reported on Thursday. Lee became Taiwan's first democratically elected president in 1996, in a landslide victory that followed eight months of intimidating war games...
    TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Local media report former Taiwanese President Lee Teng-hui, who oversaw island’s transition to full democracy, has died. Copyright © 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.