Why It Matters: Historic Xi-Ma meet in Singapore on Nov 7, 2015

The Straits Times' foreign editor Audrey Quek discusses with digital news editor Ernest Luis the importance of the historic meeting that is set to take place in Singapore on Nov 7 between China President Xi Jinping and Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou.

The date Nov 7, 2015, will be historic for relations between China and Taiwan as China President Xi Jinping and Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou meet each other for the first time in Singapore.

The Straits Times' foreign editor Audrey Quek discusses with digital news editor Ernest Luis what makes this meeting historic, what is at stake for both sides, and the significance for the region's neighbours following the progress of the meet.

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