A public memorial to Taiwan’s late leader Lee Teng-hui has been set up at the Taipei Guest House. Photo: ReutersA public memorial to Taiwan’s late leader Lee Teng-hui has been set up at the Taipei Guest House. Photo: Reuters
A public memorial to Taiwan’s late leader Lee Teng-hui has been set up at the Taipei Guest House. Photo: Reuters

US-China relations: could funeral of Taiwan’s former leader Lee Teng-hui spark more tension?

  • With relations between Washington and Taipei on a high, academic says she will be surprised if US does not send at least a middleweight official to mark president’s passing
  • But Beijing is unlikely to remain silent if any nation chooses to formally acknowledge the event

Topic |   Taiwan
A public memorial to Taiwan’s late leader Lee Teng-hui has been set up at the Taipei Guest House. Photo: ReutersA public memorial to Taiwan’s late leader Lee Teng-hui has been set up at the Taipei Guest House. Photo: Reuters
A public memorial to Taiwan’s late leader Lee Teng-hui has been set up at the Taipei Guest House. Photo: Reuters
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