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Round up When each half of the world knows how the other ltalf livæ... COVER

is the Club's new 5th floor guitarist on Wednesdays and Fridays. Here she .tries out the latest FCC T-shirt, available Marcia Singer

. . . that's communication. And communication means progress. That's why nations all over the world who need to expand and modernize their communication systems come to lTT. ln Asia, the Telecommunications Administrations of Taiwan, I ndonesia, Hong Kong, lndia, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand did.

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from the office at HK$l 5. Photo Hugh Van Es.

The Officers:

Take the White House travelling circus, 30,000 jumpy Japanese cops and 800 foreign journalists.

President:

Throw them into the middle of one of the world's most expensive,

Vicky Wakefield

Fìrst Vìce President:

Besides helping to install country-wide m ic rowave systems and domestic satellites, ITT provides a wide variety of telecommunication facilities-such as push-button telephones, electronic switching, direct dialling throughout countries, continents and across oceans, just to mention a few. Good reason why more and more progressive countries of Asia look to ITT today to prepare for a better tomorrow.

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Tokyo Economic Summ¡t complex cities. The result was the Tokyo Economic Summit. Even under the best circum-

Hugh Van Es

Second Vice

Tim

President:

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stances, covering J immy Carter and his entourage is difficult.

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Photogropher:

Advertising: Designer:

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Bruce Maxwell Hugh Van Es Nida Cranbourne Bessie Lee Pui-ling

ublished monthly organ

pool No. 10 leaves at 8:58 a.m. to watch the President jog, press pool No. 11 leaves at 9:03 a.m. to watch the President have his first peanut of the day. An American news organization covering such a major international event cannot afford to miss a single minute of the Presídent's day. What would happen if he said what he really thought about Margaret Thatcher? Or if he finally unloaded his venom Press

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respondents' Club of Hong Kong. Offices at 15th Floor, Sutherland House, 3 Chater

Road, Hong Kong. Tel:

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Cables: CORCLUB HONG KONG. Address all correspondence to: Editor, Foreign Correspondents' Club of

Hong Kong, 1sth Floor, Sutherland House, 3 Chater Road, Hong Kong. Adver-

tising: Nida Cranbourne, Ê'irst Floor, 30 lce House St., Hong Kong. Tel: 5-248482.

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on Giscard d'Estaign?

But the task of covering the news vyas rendered near impossible by the extraordinary security which Japanese police clamped on central Tokyo. ' .loggers had to carry their passports if they wanted a run.

The lobby of the New Otani Hotel, where many of the VlPs

were staying, was simply shut off when a leader left his room to get in his limousine.

Perhaps most incredibly, Japanese police halted traffic on major expressways in downtown Tokyo whenever one of the Big Seven travelled.

"Can you imagine what would happen if they tried to shut down the Long lsland Expressway

at

rush hour just because Jimmy

in town?" one incredulous journalist asked. "There would be riots, that's what." Carter was

One To kyo-based correspond-

ent tried to explain that something

deeply imbedded in the

Japanese

character impels them to extremes. "Any nation that inspired kamikaze

pilots is not going to settle for half-hearted measures," he told his colleagues.

The security admittedly

was

for a good cause - to halt any threatened terrorist attacks. (One group managed to slip throdesigned

ugh the

defenses

and plant

a

smoke bomb). But the stringent measures prevented contact with members of the various delegations, leading to information swaps. lf American journalists wanted to

know what the Germans were doing, they asked DPA. lf they wanted ûo know what the British position was, there was the friendly television man from London. The Japanese journalists were the ones perhaps most amused by the spectacle. Japanese television crews interviewed Western correspondents to ask them their impressions of Tokyo and the Summit and then rewarded each with fanc'i pocket calculators.

"l've

never seen

so

many

journalists interviewing other journalists and photographers taking 3


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of other photographers", lamented. reporter one There were other irritants as

Marcia Singer

pictures

With a father and sister both

well, cost being a leader among from the newspaper business, and a them. The hotel ride from the degree in psychiatric social work, airport was U.S.$60, single rabbit- guitarist Marcia Singer (cover pichutch hotel rooms hovered around ture) seems well equipped to handle $90, a Kirin beer went for $2 the denizens of the FCC's 15th and steak - well there apparently f loor. was no limit. She began singing there durAlthough the journalists nating dinner, on Wednesday and Fríurally were on expense accounts, day nights, from early J u ly, and had to cable their home

many has been an instant success. offices to ask for more. lt just Marcia was raised in Wichita, kept slipping through their fingers, Kansas. Her father was a reporter hundreds of dollars at a throw. and editor with the Kansas City journalists the had had lf Star befo¡e turníng to public redoubtlessly time, they leisure more could have spent much more. For lations counselling. Her mother is most correspondents, TokYo was a concert calibre pianist, and her that portion between the airPort, only sister is a photo - journalist hotel and office. Some didn't recently with the San Francisco leave their hotel/office rooms for Examiner's Travel Department. Marcia herself moved to Berkdays on end during the Summit itself. The Ginza beckoned, but ley to take a master's degree in psychiatric social work before entalas it was not meant to be.

Correspondent members of had informal background club the iscussions during

J

uly with

David Wilson, the Hong

fu

ll

time

in

June,1970. She toured the Pacific Northwest, Alaska and the Far East with

the world famous Serendipity Sisters in 1973. She has also sung in Paris, and in Nevada - at the Riviera Hotel in Las Vegas and at Harold's Hut in Reno. Reviews of her performances have appeared in numerous news-

Dr Kong

The Club obtained block for the latest Hilton

bookings

Playholse presentation

d

uring

J

u

ly.

Leon Daniel, former

Showcase'.

ln

Hong Kong, Marcia

has

appeared on TVB's 'Enjoy Yourself Tonight' show, and is presently

performing in Bar City in the New World Centre, and at the American Club, as well as at the FCC.

The turnout was a trifle disappointing however

of the 48

-

only

29

seats available were taken.

UPI

bureau chief in Hong Kong, reports

from London

The following missive has been received from the Overseas Press Club of America. "We're happy to report that

the

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I don't know if The Correspondent would be interested in publishing this picture of Eddie Tseng assaulting a maid but I think it could nail the lecher in

any court of law.

You may recognize the maid as Susan Edwards, Carobel's neice who is staying with us. Caro

makes

her dress like that for dinner parties like the one we had for the Tsengs.

The picture was taken

by

Eddie's son, Vincent.

Overseas Press Club has moved

tinue reciprocity arrangements with

new quarters in the Chemists'

Club at 52 East 41 Street, New York City, and that we can conyour Club.

"This is to inform you of the mechanism for the exchange of club privileges between your Club and the OPC. lt is new because the Chemists' Club - whose bar and dining facilities we share - does not accept cash, checks or major credit cards, as one 'is served. lt is necessary to fill out a food or drink chit with one's name, name of parent club, and the account number of the parent club. "At the end of each month,

your Club will receive a single bill in the total amount spent by members of your Club, along with copies of the indivídual chits. Your Club will then

assume

full responsibility for any indebtedness of any member using the OPC's facilities, and for reimbursing the Chemists' Club within 10 days of receipt of billing, for the total amount. Your Club will then collect the amounts owed by your

namese refugees.

Another political personage to address members at a professional luncheon on July 30 was Mr Michael Somare, Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea. Mr Somare was to speak on "the political and economic problems of changing a tribal colony

scheduled

individual members.

"The Chemists'Club also

be on a "guaranteed"

basis and cancellations made only on proper advance notice. Otherwise, your

Several other backgrounders took place duririg the month involving political analysts and a former ambassador.

Kaff Wasr/t at The Wall

has

available 40 guest rooms, at a greally reduced price compared with hotels. Any reservations must

to an indePendent nation"

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Press Club

such as 'Daily Variety' and the 'Hollywood Reporter'. She appeared at 'The City' in San Francisco last year as part of their 'Discovery

Topics covered Sir Murray Maclehose's recent trip, the influx of illegal immigrants from China, and prospects of something being done internationally about Viet-

The Boston Goes to China.

Tsengls Maiden

to

Government's political advisor.

And on a lighter note, on luly 3, members were treated to

Overseas

papers and professional journals,

Hilton Playhouse

Political People

d

ering show business

Dear Sir

As to Tony Paul's allegation that on lune 22, "1974, I scratched my name on the Great Wall of

visiting members will be billed for China, I reply an unauthorized no-show." My calendar book shows that

it

is suggested, could be the new Foreign Correspondents Club of Thoilond, The tongue-incheek comment wzs made because opporently the FCCT's search for new premises in tøking an inordinotely long time. Thìs,

lnterested members should apply to the Club office for a letter of introduction and will need 1o produce their FCC mem-

on Saturday, )une 22,1974,

bership card in New York.

I am one of the few persons

was presiding

I

at the FCC

Anniversary Ball in the Hong Kong Hilton.

since Kublai Khan to Èave visited Beijing and not seen

the Great Wall. ln Beijing this J une, my first trip to

China, I was so busy trying to climb on the bandwagon

of

increased US-China trade

that

I

passed

up most sight-

seeing.

,Albert E. Kaff


lntrepid Quin An unusual date for lonely correspondents is six-months old Bon-Bon Tiger, pictured here in his Philippines home with correspondent member, Nick Quin. Bon-Bon, weighing in at 200

lbs of tawny

muscle, features

among the attractions offered by

the Daktari Club in

downtown

Manila.

One of only 200 Siberian tigers left alive today, Bon-Bon growls and gnaws his way through a daily diet of seven kilos of frozen

chicken. When fully grown BonBon wíll weigh 500 lbs and hopefully acquire sufficient know-how

to boost the pitifully small number of his

The

species.

Bon-Bon lists his profession as predator and his hobbies as cage pacing and scaring the day-

lights out of correspondents

thebiggirmefishing

and

various other visitors.

We hear more tall stories about the last time but wont this time, about ûre q0 lb barramundi that fight to get on to the hook, and some of it's even û:ue. It's just that when you fly to the world's two most famous reeß, estmry and big game fÞhing spots, you seem to carry a surprising number of brsinessmen who intend to, er,'stop over'on their way to or from Sydney or Brisbane or wherever.

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Another clue was the writer's pseudonym

-

Trevor Donald.

Thoughts arose that an involved joke may have been perpetrated by Donald Wise, one of

Fleet Street's best known correspondents who is currently Focus Editor of the For Eastern Economic Review. Wise is indeed an old Africa hand, but doesn't qualify an Australian.

"l

wás sentenced

to

as

death

and slammed in the cooler by ldi's men in 1972", he said, "but I didn't write the book. Offhand I can't think of anyone in Hong Kong who might fit the bill".

Private Eye's poínt, anyway,

was that whoever wrote Confessions of ldi Amin dídn't know much about Amin or Uganda. Said Eye: "The book is made

up of

extracts from diaries sup-

posedly kept by Amin, tape recordings of conversations with him Seen reloxing

at

Charles Smith's weekend retreot

on Lommo Istand

made by an un-named European líst critics of Amin have managed diplomat and others, and state- to attack the African Caligula under ments made to the author by their own names and live. Ugandan exiles. All three are "Another advantage of this palpably phoney". cloak of anonymity, of course, It picks up a "staggering is that the author cannot be connumber of simple errors", noting fronted with the surprisingly numthat "as early as page 1 1 it says erous, glaring factual errors which that Amin was born in 1925 in appear in what 'Donald' modestly the tiny village of Arua". ln fact, describes as the' most explosive Eye asserts, "Amin was born in documentary book this year". 1929 in Koboko, a village near Confession of ldi Amin, said the town of Arua". And though Eye, was first published in AustConfessions says he fought in ralia in 1977. W.H. Allen purBurma, Eye says he didn't enlist chased the manuscript. until 1946, a year after the Burma "Attempts tp conlÀct the myfighting ended. Uganda

under an assumed name 'to protect himself from reprisals and possible death' ", Eye said.

"Mr

Donald was

-

the Stotes.

Seoul Visitors

Seoul Correspondents Club re-

ldi's Man in Hong Kong

cent visitors have included

ABC Radio correspondent and freelance reporter Donald Kirk, based in Tokyo; Reuters Tokyo correspond-

ent

James Foley; David Smith,

editor of Media

magazine published

in

Hong Kong; and John Koehler, AP deputy chief of world services, visiting from New York.

"Among _press people who swept in and but of Seoul last week with the White House preadvance team, Mark Litke, ABC-TV

news producer in Tokyo, found time to stop at the club a couple of times", he said.

in

On the list of guest speakers Seoul in June was AP Hong

Kong correspondent Edith Lederer, describíng her impressions from the

two

weeks she spent covering the

recent world ping-pong championships held in Pyongyang.

I

The British satirical magazine Privote Eye set the caL among the

that we don't know.

There are a number of with a late June review Australian-born Fleet Street veteof the boak Confessions of ldi rans around, but none owned up Amin, which is a current best to any connection with the book, seller at Hong Kong bookshops. and none appear to have a suppleThe reason is that the book mentary office in Geneva, which is supposed to have been written would be quite a splurge for a pigeons

by "a

freelance writer.

in Geneva and Hong Kong".

Times correspondent Richard Hughes, well-known for his con-

prominent Australian-born Fleet Street veteran with offices

Club member Bob McKay spotted the Eye ¿rticle, and sent us a clipping with the annotation "who is it then?" The answer so far, Bob,

is

FCC doyen, Australian-born

nections with dark intrigues, disinissed any nagging notions simply by saying he didn't know the first thing about Africa.

(Delicatessen Italiano) Hey, Paisan! real - Foronaup taste of ltaly come to Vini e Salumi high up on D'Aguilar Street in the heart of Hong Kong's little Italy. Hearty Italian wines, tangy cheeses, parma ham, salami and assorted pastas \rye've got it all! -

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not

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former FCC President Bert Okuley (left) ond Arnold Dibble, visitÌng from

President K.C. Hwang reports

sterious and fearful 'Trevor Donald'

through W.H. Allen in London (in Hong Kong and Gen- produced, therefore, the advice to eva), the author chose to write try Melbourne. 'Donald' remains "Despite being so far from

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elusive. Gazelle would merely pass on a message. 'Trevor Donald', the answer came back, was not interested in discussing his tapes or the book".


French Festivities rl 0

Excellent food and

Forewell to AP Bureou Chief Henry Hortzenbusch and fomily. Hartzenbusch hos become o highly-paid medÌo representotive in the IJS.

Royal Martini This is not a drink, but

ln this month's letters, apa

competition.

plications are invited from photographers who have taken pictures

memorable French wines underscored the Club's successful Le l4 J uillet celebration.

lowed by Poulet Paysanne, Boeuf Bourguignonne, Pommes de Terre Dauphinoise, Aubergines à la Provençale and Champignons à la

To begin, there were Quiches, Ramequins au formage and Paté. Then a superb Bouillabaisse, fol-

Toulousaine. The fare concluded with Crêpes, Grand Marnier Soufflé, Patisseries and Fromage - with

some

of the Brit¡sh Royal Family.

First prize is 350

pounds

sterling, second 100, and 25 goes to

the best amateur picture.

Both

black and white prints and colour transparencies are acceptable.

The organisers say that last year "the judges chose, as winners, pictures reflecting

a

much more

journalistic approach to royal photography. ln neither case can the winning pictures be classified às r

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Brie prominently featured.

And if the Swiss accordion player did sometimes lapse into numbers like "The Wild Colonial Boy", the atmosphere was otherwise French from the Provencale attire of the Holbeche family to the appearance of David Davies, who despite the Welsh-sounding name actually runs the Agence France Presse Bureau. Even the bearded Graham Aldrich turned up in a beret looking, somebody

who didn't know Rousseau said, like Rousseau. Exo Enterprises and Yen Brothers and Wynne contributed

crown þacifie

champagne and fine wines for the occas¡on, while Gilbert Donnay's China lmport and Export Trading

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controlled, Chardonnay

The Elegance of Chardonnay by Mike Winslow, FCC monoger

is

not

poor sales attempts has hampered

always readily available even on the

tastings of these wines and for the most part only the lesser California wines are available to us in Hong Kong. Perhaps that will change

American market. lt is wise, to place orders with local merchants

early to ensure that when it arrives y.ou have some for drinking now

and perhaps some to lay down. Most Chadonnays' are vintagedated, which means that 95 per cent of the grapes grown that year must be used. At least 51 per cent of the non-vintage and 75 per cent of the vintage wines must be made of the juice of the Chardonnay grape wines.

- the rest is a blend of other An elegantly subtle wine,

Chardonnay complements seafood,

fowl and most

sophisticated

egg

dishes stylishly. Sharply seasoned foods should be avoided. The problem in Hong Kong is that too few of the wine merchants here recognize either the greatness

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Watsons The Wine Merchant with

Mondavi, and Yen Brothers and

Wynne with Clos de Val, Hietz Celler and others.

The best buy is

Robert

Mondavis' Chardonnay available from Watsons. I believe itisa1975 and is selling for $36 to $38. With its golden colour, enchanting nose that calls to mind dewy grass, and an arrestingly full flavour, it is a superb wine and good value.

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More expensive, but worthy

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Pinot Chardonnay ($OO per bottle), from Thomas Yen at Yen Brothers

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With the cost of

French

Burgundy ever increasing on the world market, and the introduction of some of the better California

vineyards to Hong Kong, perhaps it is time we took a longer look at Chardonnay or Pinot Chardonnay as it is sometimes called - one of California's finest wines. , The impressive Chardonnay grape, which came to America

from France, is

considered a vigorous vine and matures early during the harvest.

l4

lt

grows well in

- the Napa, Sonoma Livermore, Monterey, and San Benito areas. ln recent years various California soils

Brookside Vineyards

in

Mesa

Grande area of Southern California

have met with admirable

success

with their Chardonnay plantings.

has a clean, delicate taste and can have a mysterious 'oakey' quality depending on how long it is caskChardonnay

aged. Cask-ageing also produces a softness and shining golden colour that we often associate with the

ofthe French Burgundy wines. Viticulture experts agree that the grape's full potential has yet to be realized, yet it has been acclaimed as one of California's prize wines and in recent blind tastings conducted in France has been placed first agaínst some of the best white

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wines in the world.

Today the trend with California wine-makers is to make a richer, fuller Chardonnay than in the past. Because it is a coveted wine, and the grape production is

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well as in the bottle. Not to long ago EXO carried a delightful Chardonnay from Freemark Abbey, a small vineyard in

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TIilOÍ CTARDOillIAT t974 Grown, produced and bottled 600 feet above the floor of the Napa Valley by Stony Hill Vineyard, St. Helena, Calif.

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the Napa Valley. With its striking colour, flowery-fragrant bouquet and dry, tart taste it was a great bargain at about $35 per bottle. lt was a wine that could take ageing in

the bottl'e and wbuld be even more

interesting with more time. Unfortunately bad marketing and no public relations ended in poor sales and EXO dropped the agency.

I

would hope that this wine will to Hong Kong.

some day return

Chardqnnay should be chilled,

but not too much. When it is too cold much of the dclicacy of the aroma, bouquet, and taste can be lost. Once you acquaint yourself with the intrigung Chardonnay, you are well on your way to many an

Since we hoven't published o (ist of new members for a couple those who hove recently joined the FCC oppeor below.

of

issues,

Mr. Paul H. Anderson, United Press lnt. (Correspondent)

Mr. lan A. J. Gill, Pacific Magazines Ltd., (Journalist) Mr. Leung Tin Wai, HK TVB, (Journalist) Miss Linda Leung, Hopewell Construction Co. Ltd. (Associate) Mr. Sookprida Banomyong, The Asia Trust Bank Ltd. (Associate) Miss Elke Korff, German Consulate General (Associate) Mr. Masahiro Hirata, The Mainichi Newspapers, (Correspondent)

Mr. Kenzo Shida, Jiji

Press (Correspondent)

Mr. Dennis Philips, Fairchild News Service (Correspondent) Mr. Robert James Miura, Reuters, (Correspondent) Mr. Mak Wah Cheung, Wen Wei Po (HK) (Journalist)

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