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习马会 Xi-Ma Meeting
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ID: 2882 Advanced
Fri Apr 29 2016 | Constance Fang, Fiona Tian
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|习马会||xímǎhuì||meeting between Ma Ying-jeou and Xi Jinping|
|见识||jiànshi||to see; to experience|
|有幸||yǒuxìng||to have the fortune to|
tīngshuō nǐ qiánduànshíjiān qù Xīnjiāpō chūchāi le ，yòu yǒu shénme dàshì yào bàodào ma ？
I heard you traveled to Singapore recently for work, was there anything big to report?
nǐ hái bù zhīdào ma ？wǒ qù Xīnjiāpō shì wèile bàodào “xí mǎ huì ”。
Don't you know yet? I went to Singapore to report the meeting between Xi Jinping and Ma Ying-jeou.
xí mǎ huì ，ò ，zhème dà de shìqing wǒ zěnme kěnéng méi tīngshuō ne ，yuánlái nǐ qīnyǎn jiànshi le zhè ge dà chǎngmiàn 。
A meeting between Xi and Ma. Oh, how come I didn't hear of such a big event. I can't believe you got to see such a big event in person.
duìa ，èrlíngyīwǔnián shí yīyuè qīrì xiàwǔ ，liǎngàn lǐngdǎorén Xí jìnpíng 、Mǎ yīngjiǔ zài Xīnjiāpō xiāng dà jiǔdiàn huìmiàn 。zhè shì yījiǔsìjiǔnián yǐlái liǎngàn zuì gāo lǐngdǎorén shǒucì huìmiàn ，wǒ yǒuxìng qīnyǎn jiànzhèng le zhè yī lìshǐxìng de shíkè 。
Yes, on the afternoon of 7th November, 2015, leaders from both sides of the strait, Xi Jinping and Ma Ying-jeou, met at the Shangri-La Hotel in Singapore. This was the first meeting between the top leadership across the strait since 1949 and I was fortunate to get to see this historic moment first hand.
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