Abe mourns Taiwan's Lee Teng-hui, who fostered ties with Japan

National Jul 31, 2020

Abe mourns Taiwan's Lee Teng-hui, who fostered ties with Japan

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday offered words of condolence for former Taiwan President Lee Teng-hui who died the previous day at age 97, praising him for fostering relations with Japan. "President Lee Teng-hui made great contributions to enhancing friendly ties between Japan and Taiwan," ...

Ex-Taiwan President Lee backs Abe's security bills

National / Politics Jul 23, 2015

Ex-Taiwan President Lee backs Abe's security bills

Former Taiwan President Lee Teng-hui said Thursday he supports Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's security bills aimed at expanding the Self-Defense Forces' operations overseas, calling it a step toward ensuring peace in Asia and the world. "I have a positive view about the security legislation being ...

National Sep 19, 2014

Ex-Taiwan President Lee leaves for Japan vacation

Former Taiwan President Lee Teng-hui left for Japan on Friday for a seven-day vacation that will take him to several parts of the country. Accompanied by his wife and two daughters, Lee, who was to arrive at Kansai International Airport, is due to attend a ...