In 1978, food writer Carolyn Phillips, an American, has just married into a Chinese family. Her husband’s family, especially her mother-in-law, was not happy about the union. Then she came up with an idea — to connect with them over food.
The Presidents of China and Taiwan are to hold their first summit since the Chinese civil war ended in 1949. They are to meet in Singapore on Saturday. But it’ll take a long time for relations to be normalized.
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