Under fire: Former President of Taiwan Lee Teng-hui. Photo: EPA Under fire: Former President of Taiwan Lee Teng-hui. Photo: EPA
Under fire: Former President of Taiwan Lee Teng-hui. Photo: EPA

Ex-Taiwan president Lee Teng-hui under fire for calling Japan the ‘motherland’

Former leader, 92, dismisses the administration’s efforts to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the end of the second world war as an attempt to curry favour with mainland China

Under fire: Former President of Taiwan Lee Teng-hui. Photo: EPA Under fire: Former President of Taiwan Lee Teng-hui. Photo: EPA
Under fire: Former President of Taiwan Lee Teng-hui. Photo: EPA
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