A historical moment

By Guido Trombetta on 11:57 PM ,

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It has been a historical moment at the docks of some of the most important Chinese ports like Shanghai, Tianjin and Keelung as Cargo Ships was leaving towards Taiwan for the first time since the end of the Chinese civil war in 1949. Direct shipping sea transport between China and Taiwan was not the only great yesterday novelty, it started direct daily passenger airflights and postal services too, underlining underscore how quickly ties have warmed under the island's pro-China President Ma Ying-jeou, who took office in May on a pledge to improve cooperation with Beijing.


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Photo by Reuters

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