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Anthony Kuhn

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When Corrupt Chinese Officials Flee, The U.S. Is A Top Destination

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

The U.S. is appealing because of its high standard of living and lack of an extradition treaty with China. The U.S. is also reluctant to arrest suspects unless provided with solid information.

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China Encourages U.S. Cooperation In Catching Corrupt Officials Overseas

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

As part of its anti-corruption blitz, China is working to repatriate corrupt officials who have gone overseas with billions of dollars in state funds. These officials live in affluent U.S. neighborhoods, unbeknownst to their neighbors. Chinese state media say several corrupt officials have been repatriated. The U.S. is willing to help, but the two countries have no extradition treaty. The two sides appear to be cooperating by repatriating fugitives who have violated U.S. immigration laws.

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How Does A City Stop 4 Million Smokers From Lighting Up?

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

A few years ago, smoking was so common in Beijing that doctors, nurses and patients would even puff away in hospital hallways. Now the city is trying โ€” again โ€” to ban smoking indoors. It isn't easy.

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U.S. Criticizes China For Construction In South China Sea

Monday, June 01, 2015

China and the U.S. exchanged criticisms on the South China Sea over the weekend. So far, neither side appears willing to either compromise on the disputed waters, or to escalate the dispute.

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U.S., Other Countries Watch China's Movement In South China Sea

Monday, June 01, 2015

China is flexing its muscles in the South China Sea. Defense Secretary Ash Carter told a group of diplomats in Singapore over the weekend that the U.S. was "deeply concerned" about China's activity.

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Tensions Continue Over Disputed Islands In South China Sea

Sunday, May 31, 2015

The U.S. is reasserting its right to operate military aircraft and vessels in the South China Sea. Defense Secretary Ash Carter recently called on China to halt construction on reef islands in the area.

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China Kicks Off 'Great Leap Forward' On The Soccer Field

Thursday, May 21, 2015

China is rolling out an ambitious soccer program. President Xi Jinping is reported to be a big fan who wants China to win a World Cup. Critics say there's too much emphasis on quick results.

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U.S. Charges 6 Chinese Nationals With Stealing Tech Secrets

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

A 32-page indictment by federal prosecutors charges the six with economic espionage and trade secret theft. They are accused of stealing wireless technology from a pair of U.S. companies.

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Tensions In South China Sea Loom Over Kerry Visit

Saturday, May 16, 2015

Secretary of State John Kerry underscored U.S. concerns over China's claim to ownership of disputed islands in the South China Sea, an issue that has strained relations in the region.

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U.S. Raises Opposition To China's Moves In South China Sea

Friday, May 15, 2015

The Obama administration says China is making aggressive grabs for disputed islands in the South China Sea. The mounting tensions loom large as Secretary of State John Kerry visits China this weekend.

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For Chinese Tourists Behaving Badly, A Government Blacklist

Friday, May 08, 2015

The Chinese have earned a reputation as some of the world's rudest travelers. Now, the government has enacted new rules that include a list of the worst offenders.

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China Promises $46 Billion To Pave The Way For A Brand New Silk Road

Sunday, May 03, 2015

Improving Pakistan's infrastructure will be the first step in creating a network of roads, railways, pipelines and shipping lanes that stretch all the way to Europe.

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Palm Oil Plantations Are Blamed For Many Evils. But Change Is Coming

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

In Indonesia, efforts are underway to grow palms in a sustainable way. But that's putting a squeeze on small farmers.

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Chinese Women's Rights Activists Released From Jail

Monday, April 13, 2015

Police in China have released five women's rights activists on bail. They are suspected of disturbing public order, and may still be indicted at a later date. The case has caused an international outcry and a chilling effect on gender rights work.

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Cultural Revolution-Meets-Aliens: Chinese Writer Takes On Sci-Fi

Thursday, April 09, 2015

Liu Cixin's science-packed, futuristic best-sellers explore the cosmos and offer commentary on current events. The first book in his trilogy has been translated into English.

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China's 'Barefoot Lawyer' And His Great Escape

Thursday, April 09, 2015

In his new book, exiled Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng tells the story of growing up blind, being beaten under house arrest and finding refuge in the American Embassy in Beijing in 2012.

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The World According To Xi Jinping (Or At Least His App)

Friday, April 03, 2015

The man sometimes described as China's most powerful ruler since Mao Zedong now has an app that lets you read about Xi's love of soccer and learn all about his "Four Comprehensives."

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In Regulating Outdoor Dancing, China Tells Seniors How To Bust A Move

Friday, March 27, 2015

China's sports bureaucracy threatened this week to standardize dancing in public squares.

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Founding Father Of Modern Singapore, Lee Kuan Yew, Dies At 91

Sunday, March 22, 2015

During more than a half-century as the city-state's leader, Lee helped turn the sleepy British colony into an affluent trading enclave. But he ruled with an iron fist and muzzled critics and rivals.

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Renewed Fighting Creates Setback For Myanmar's Efforts To End Civil War

Friday, March 20, 2015

For the third time in six years, fighting between government troops in Myanmar and ethnic insurgents is sending refugees streaming over the border into China.

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