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Historic Cross-Strait Meeting Jolts Taiwan Presidential Race

The leaders of China and Taiwan plan to meet Saturday for the first time since their civil war seven decades ago, shaking up the island’s politics two months before an election that could lift the opposition to power. The coming encounter between Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Taiwanese counterpart, Ma Ying-jeou, in Singapore would cap eight years of flourishing ties between the old foes under Ma’s ruling Kuomintang.

Read Here – Bloomberg

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