Anthony Kuhn

Anthony Kuhn appears in the following:

Indonesia's New President Runs Into Political Challenges

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Just over three months in office, there are serious questions as to whether Joko Widodo can stand up to the national political elites and their vested interests.


Indonesian Authorities Worried About Return Of Islamic Radicals

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Radicals from Indonesia, the world's most populous Muslim-majority nation, have traveled to Syria to join ISIS. Some of them seek to establish a new Islamic state that would extend ISIS's caliphate.


Indonesia's President: Fan Of Megadeth, Defender Of Death Penalty

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Indonesia's recently elected President Joko Widodo is a heavy metal fan seen as an advocate for human rights and political change. But his strong stance on the death penalty has dismayed many.


So An American Comic Walks Into A Chinese Bar ...

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

American comics are taking the stage in China's small but growing stand-up comedy circuit. Their bicultural, and often bilingual, shows are a new form of cultural exchange.


One County Provides Preview Of China's Looming Aging Crisis

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Eastern China's Rudong County began implementing the one-child policy 10 years before the rest of the nation. Now, an estimated 60 percent of the county's residents will be 60 or older by 2030.


China's Anti-Domestic Violence Measure Falls Short, Critics Say

Thursday, January 08, 2015

China has drafted its first law specifically against domestic violence. It lays out guidelines for restraining orders and getting the aggressor out of the residence.


2014 Got Off To A Tense Start For China

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

President Xi Jinping consolidated power in a manner not seen since the 1980s, making him China's most powerful leader in a long time. And, he waged an intensive anti-corruption drive.


Bodies, Debris Spotted In Java Sea

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Searchers looking for a missing AirAsia flight have discovered bodies about 100 miles from land. The plane went missing on Sunday with 162 people on board while en route from Indonesia to Singapore.


Rescue Official Believes AirAsia Flight Is On Ocean's Floor

Monday, December 29, 2014

An AirAsia plane, traveling from Indonesia to Singapore, is missing. Shortly before losing contact on Sunday, the pilot had asked to change course due to weather conditions.


AirAsia Flight Goes Missing With 162 Aboard

Sunday, December 28, 2014

An AirAsia plane has disappeared over the Java Sea. The plane took off from Indonesia's second-largest city and was headed to Singapore.


U.S Turns To China For Help With North Korea Cyberattack

Monday, December 22, 2014

The Obama administration has asked China to help rein in North Korea's cyber capabilities. The administration wants China to help block further attacks, like the massive hacking of Sony Pictures.


Japan May Be In A Post-Growth Era, With Or Without Abe

Friday, December 12, 2014

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is expected to win snap elections this weekend. But successive Japanese governments have been unable to reverse economic stagnation and the population expected to shrink by two-thirds over the next century.


Is 'Womenomics' The Answer To Japan's Economic Woes?

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

The government has set up a female lumberjacks program, part of a wider effort to fuel growth after long-term stagnation. But critics say it does little to tackle fundamental problems.


In China, One Woman's Challenge To The Legal System

Monday, December 01, 2014

The woman is suing the government after customs officers confiscated books without telling her why they were banned. The case comes as the country is taking steps to revamp its legal system.


Japan Dissolves Parliament, Prime Minister Calls For New Elections

Friday, November 21, 2014

The Japanese Prime Minister, Shizo Abe, has called a snap election for December โ€” but since he's only two years into his term and his party controls both houses of parliament, many Japanese wonder why.


Low Consumer Spending Hinders Japan's Economic Recovery

Thursday, November 20, 2014

The ultimate aim of Japan's effort to revive the economy is to give consumers the confidence to start buying again. Weak consumer confidence has hit big-ticket purchases hardest.


China Agrees To Pollution Limits, But Will It Make A Difference?

Friday, November 14, 2014

China has for the first time announced a ceiling to its future carbon emissions. Critics say the commitment is primarily symbolic, and unlikely to have a significant impact in the near future.


Obama In Myanmar For Summit With Southeast Asian Leaders

Thursday, November 13, 2014

President Obama is in Myanmar amid U.S. concerns that the country's progress toward true democracy is not running smoothly.


Pyongyang Releases 2 U.S. Citizens Who Were Held For Months

Monday, November 10, 2014

Two Americans who had been held prisoner in North Korea have returned to the U.S. They were freed after Director of National Intelligence James Clapper went to North Korea to negotiate their release.


Chinese Tech Company Combines Multiple App Types Into One โ€” At Great Profit

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

The company Tencent has developed the world's second largest standalone messaging app Wechat, with over 300 million users.