Foreign News: Wang & Chang Out

The Chinese pot that has been boiling ominously since the Japanese invasion of Shanghai six months ago, blew the lid off last week. First Wang Ching-wei, President of the Executive Yuan—i. e. Premier of the Nanking Government— resigned. Wang, a Cantonese, was the most belligerent of the anti-Japanese leaders of China. Long an opponent of Marshal Chiang Kaishek, whom he considers a self-centred militarist, he forgot his differences at the time of the Shanghai incident to help Chiang oppose Japan. Marshal Chiang has lost much face by his continued failure to consolidate and...

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