Taiwan ex-Premier Lai publishes childhood photo on Children’s Day

Lai promised continued investment in education

Taiwan News
Date: 2019/04/04
By: Matthew Strong, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

A childhood photo of ex-Premier William Lai (photo from Lai’s Facebook page).

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On the occasion of Children’s Day Thursday, former Premier William Lai (賴清德) published a picture from his childhood on his Facebook page.

Because he was so poor growing up in Wanli on Taiwan’s north coast, he said he was more than ever convinced of the importance of education.

In the black-and-white picture, Lai is shown barefoot in a tree smiling at the camera.

As premier, he always valued educational policies and legislated for the expansion of public schools, an increase in funding for children up to the age of four, and tax cuts for parents, Lai said on Facebook.    [FULL  STORY]

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