CHINA: Three Roads

U. S. Business Hit. The Chinese regime at Nanking which dominates the chief part of China, Shanghai, suddenly increased all tariffs and port dues last week to an extent which local U. S. merchants and shippers declared would prove "ruinous." Members of the U. S. colony at Shanghai transmitted through the local consul a protest and appeal to President Coolidge. Observers thought that the Nanking War Lord, Chiang Kaishek, was suffering reverses in his campaign to take Peking (TIME, March 28, et seq.) and had adopted the desperate expedient of raising all...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!