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Anthony Kuhn

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No Gas Guzzlers Here; Beijing Hosts First All-Electric Car Race

Monday, September 15, 2014

The very first Formula E all-electric car race took place over the weekend in Beijing. Promoters hope the 10-race series around the globe will boost sales of alternative fuel cars.

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China's President Says His Anti-Corruption Drive Is Deadlocked

Friday, August 08, 2014

Ordinary Chinese rejoiced when a powerful ex-security czar came under investigation. But recent remarks by President Xi Jinping hint at internal strife that challenges his anti-graft campaign.

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Flight Delays In China Leave Travelers Feeling Squeezed

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Air traffic snarls at some of eastern China's busiest airports have stranded thousands of travelers and highlighted the increasing competition for airspace between military and civilian flights.

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Former High-Ranking Official Under Investigation In China

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

The Chinese government announced Tuesday that it's investigating Zhou Yongkang, the former security czar. The move makes Zhou the most senior politician ever to face an investigation for corruption in China.

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Beijing Begins Apparent Corruption Probe Into High-Level Official

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

China has begun investigations into one of the country's senior politicians. Zhou Yongkang was a former domestic security chief, and he's suspected of "serious disciplinary violations."

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Fast-Food Scandal Revives China's Food Safety Anxieties

Monday, July 28, 2014

A U.S. company that supplies meat to fast-food chains in China has pulled all its products made by a subsidiary. An expose revealed some of the products were mishandled and had expired.

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Rob Reiner Reflects On Making Movies From 'And So It Goes' To 'Princess Bride'

Monday, July 28, 2014

The actor and director joins us in the studio.

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News Anchor On Losing Side Of China's Anti-Corruption Campaign

Sunday, July 27, 2014

The government has already swept up 25,000 officials this year. The most recent high-profile victim is CCTV anchor Rui Chenggang, but it's not clear what he's suspected of doing.

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After Two Disasters, Can Malaysia Airlines Still Attract Passengers?

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Even before the double calamity of its two downed flights, Malaysia Airlines was trying to adapt to momentous shifts in Asia's aviation industry. Now, it faces either bankruptcy or privatization.

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In 5 Months, 2 Lost Planes: Malaysians Struggle To Cope

Friday, July 18, 2014

Malaysia is reeling from the loss of a second plane in five months. NPR's Anthony Kuhn reports on the reaction from Malaysians in the country's capital, Kuala Lumpur.

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On Its Way To Kuala Lumpur, Plane Brought Down Over Ukraine

Friday, July 18, 2014

Many experts question the decision to fly near the fighting in Ukraine. Some airlines have circumvented the country for weeks. In March, a Malaysia Airlines plane went missing on a flight to Beijing.

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Top Stories: Israeli Military In Gaza; Ukraine Plane Crash Latest

Friday, July 18, 2014

Also: A super typhoon may gain strength before crashing into China; western U.S. wildfires force more evacuations; and a Seattle man nearly burns down his house killing a spider with a blowtorch.

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Violence And Other Threats Raise Press Freedom Fears In Hong Kong

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Self-censorship and a brutal knife attack on an editor are fueling anxiety about whether the ex-British colony can preserve the autonomy it was promised when it returned to Chinese rule in 1997.

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Coping With A Co-Worker's Body Odor Takes Tact

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Stinking on the job is a common problem, say pros in human resources, and a reluctance to use soap and water is rarely to blame. Medical conditions, diet or cultural differences can play a role, too.

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China Indicts GlaxoSmithKline Investigators

Monday, July 14, 2014

Prosecutors in Shanghai have charged a British detective and his American wife with illegally buying and selling personal information about Chinese citizens.

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After Losing An Only Child, Chinese Parents Face Old Age Alone

Thursday, July 10, 2014

China's one-child policy, introduced more than three decades ago, has had some unintended consequences. One is that, in the event of a child's death, many older parents lack a source of support.

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Mistrust Overshadows U.S. Talks With China

Thursday, July 10, 2014

From climate change to counterterrorism, an increasing number of issues require China's cooperation. U.S. officials are in Beijing for 2 days of meetings known as the Strategic and Economic Dialogue.

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Marchers Take To Streets Of Hong Kong To Protest Eroding Autonomy

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

Over 100,000 residents of Hong Kong marched to demand greater freedom in choosing their leaders. The protest comes on the 17th anniversary of the return of Hong Kong to Chinese rule.

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Democracy Protesters In Hong Kong Call For Free Elections

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

Thousands of demonstrators are expected march on Tuesday to demand greater freedom in choosing their leaders. The protest comes on the 17th anniversary of the return of Hong Kong to Chinese rule.

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In Unofficial Referendum, Hong Kong Voters Demand Change

Monday, June 30, 2014

Residents of the Chinese territory went to the polls for democratic change. The vote was not binding, but organizers are threatening mass demonstrations if the results aren't heeded.

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