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Chinese pandas arrive in Taiwan


Two giant pandas from China have arrived in Taiwan and have begun settling in to their new home.

Tuan Tuan and Yuan Yuan were offered as a gift from Beijing to the self-governing island it considers part of Chinese territory.

A spokesman in the Taiwanese capital Taipei, said the gift symbolised another major step forward in building relations.


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