Foreign News: Pique in Peking

Nikita Khrushchev's travels in Indonesia were not news in Communist China's press. Some days, Peking's official People's Daily carried not a word about them. Instead, the official Communist Chinese news agency cranked out reams about the harsh treatment of overseas Chinese in the land Khrushchev was visiting. A boatload of returned compatriots docked last week in Canton, and Communist newspapers played up stories that "many suffered destruction or plunder of their property" after the Indonesian government banned them last January from doing business in rural areas. "In the name of inspection," the Reds charged darkly, "Indonesian officials insulted Chinese girl students."...

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