Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen attends a memorial service for late Taiwan president Lee Teng-hui at a chapel of Aletheia University in New Taipei City, Taiwan September 19, 2020. Central News Agency/Pool via Reuters

Taiwan bids farewell
to 'Mr Democracy'

Lee Teng-hui's greatest act of defiance was becoming Taiwan's first democratically elected president in 1996 amid intimidating war games and missile tests by China around the island