FORMOSA: Suggestions from Stockholders

The National Assembly of Free China is a sort of political stockholders' meeting. Comprised of delegates elected generally not from politics but from universities, business and the professions, it meets every six years to review the government's operations, make suggestions, and elect a president and vice president. Last week, meeting for the first time since they met on the mainland in 1948, 1,526 delegates gathered in Taipeh.

They found the management worried and discouraged. The West had called their enemy, Communist China, to a meeting in Geneva. Who knew what kind of deal...

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