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With Long Handshake, China And Taiwan Leaders Affirm Better Ties

It was the 80 seconds China and Taiwan had waited almost 70 years for. Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Taiwanese counterpart, Ma Ying-jeou, smiled in dark suits –Xi wearing a Communist red tie, Ma, a Nationalist blue one — as they shook hands for more than a minute before hundreds of reporters in Singapore. The first face-to-face encounter since 1945 between leaders of China’s civil war foes provided a new high-water mark in efforts to resolve one of the last century’s biggest unsettled conflicts.

Read Here – Bloomberg

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