For a foreigner, reading newspapers is the most difficult task. It is not only a question of knowing a great number of words .
but there are specific expressions that you will not find in a dictionary. You sometimes need the help of a native to explain you some expressions. Here are some examples :
习马会 meeting between Xi Jin Ping 习近平 and Ma Ying Jiu 马英九 incidentally in Taiwan the same event was refered as 马习会
一国两制 one country two systems refers to the situation between China and Hong Kong
九二共识 refers to consensus in the relations between China and Taiwan agreed between the two parties in 1992.
一代一路 the new silk road
两岸关系 the relations between the two banks (Taiwan and China mainland)
两岸三地 两岸 refers to the relations between Taiwan and China mainland 三地 refers to Taiwan HongKong and Macao.
台独 (abridged from 台湾独立) Taiwan independence
双十演讲 the speech done on the 10th of October