Many Japanese were deeply saddened by the death of former President Lee Teng-hui. The sage-politician is praised for knowing Japan better than the Japanese, and well-known critics even wish Japan would have a prime minister like Lee Teng-hui. Why is Lee Teng-hui so loved by the Japanese? Lee Teng-hui passed away on July 30 at the age of 98. The representative office in Japan set up a memorial office from August 3 to 7. During this period, Japanese Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga, Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and.
Technology Koichi Hagiuda, Minister of the fax number list Environment Shinjiro Koizumi and other senior officials, people from all walks of life, etc. More than 6,000 people including overseas Chinese came to pay their respects. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expressed his grief through the media and assigned former Japanese Prime Minister Yoshiro Mori to lead a delegation to Taipei to offer condolences on August 9. Yoshiro Mori told the media at the time that Lee Teng-hui told the Japanese a lot of things they didn't know before.
Japan had no confidence after World War II, but Lee Teng-hui taught the Japanese to have courage and be proud of Japan. When the reporter took a taxi in Tokyo, the driver also talked about Lee Teng-hui. He mentioned that he had an education certificate and often talked about Lee Teng-hui's greatness in his lectures. While driving, the driver took out his mobile phone and played the video of the post of Lee Teng-hui's death recorded from Internet news. The anchor read out "Former Taiwan President Lee Teng-hui has passed away" twice in a hasty tone.