CHINA: Modest Hopes

At a press conference in London last week, reporters shot straightforward questions at T. V. Soong, China's sturdy Foreign Minister. Cosmopolite Soong, brother of Mme. Chiang Kaishek, answered in plain English. Result: a broad-scale, official blueprint of China's postwar policies:

Reconstruction. "Great efforts will be made to industrialize the country. . . . We shall need foreign technicians . . . foreign capital. We shall welcome both. But not, of course, on the old basis of concessions or privileges."

Territories. Manchuria (see below) and Formosa, must come back into China. Korea must...

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