Foreign News: Three Changes

Chungking announced three important Government changes:

¶ As Foreign Minister (a post in which Premier T. V. Soong had hitherto doubled) the Government (or Chiang) appointed Wang Shih-chieh, 54, lawyer, educator, scholar and veteran administrator. A European-educated liberal (Universities of London and Paris), Dr. Wang has long advised Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek on foreign affairs. Last year he served as the Central Government's chief representative in its bootless negotiations with the Communists. As Information Minister since last November, he considerably liberalized the censorship.

¶ As Agriculture and Forestry Minister it appointed...

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