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Francis Shieh,Fulbright Senior Scholar, Hong Kong, 1989-1990
American Expert in Beijing from 1993-1996 with letters to the Editors published by the China Daily in 1995-1996 for your reference.
Xie Shihao in Shanghai, April 24, 2010 at 8.16 a.m.