Anthony Kuhn

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Indonesia Wakes And Up And Smells Its Own Coffee — Then Drinks It

Sunday, February 26, 2017

Indonesia is the world's fourth-largest coffee producer, exporting more than it consumes. But that's changing, as demand from a rising middle class fuels entrepreneurship and connoisseurship.

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China Suspends Coal Imports From North Korea

Monday, February 20, 2017

China is suspending coal imports from North Korea, one of the country's economic lifelines. The Chinese government says the move is part of United Nations sanctions against North Korea's nuclear and missile programs.

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China Monitors Assassination Probe Of North Korean Kim Jong Nam

Monday, February 20, 2017

China is debating how to react to the death of Kim Jong Nam, half-brother of North Korea's leader. Some think that the dead man could potentially have headed a more China-friendly North Korean regime.

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In Phone Call With Xi, Trump Reaffirms U.S. Commitment To 'One China' Policy

Friday, February 10, 2017

President Trump has suggested the U.S. could use the policy as a bargaining chip in trade negotiations. China says the policy is non-negotiable, and Trump appears to have backed down.

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Facing Blasphemy Charges, Indonesian Politician 'Happy That History Chose Me'

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

The case against Jakarta's Christian, ethnic Chinese governor has raised serious concerns about religious and ethnic tolerance in a country that claims to be the Muslim world's most moderate.

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Christian Governor Fights Blasphemy Charge In Muslim-Majority Indonesia

Friday, February 03, 2017

Can a non-Muslim hold office in the world's largest Muslim-majority nation? The ethnic Chinese, Christian governor of Jakarta is on trial for insulting Islam, and the verdict may answer that question.

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A Tycoon With Ties To China's President Is Missing

Thursday, February 02, 2017

There are concerns that Chinese authorities took him out of Hong Kong and over the border into mainland China.

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In China, A Shift Away From Trade In Ivory and Shark Fins

Friday, January 13, 2017

A week after China said it was cracking down on sales of ivory, the national carrier, Air China, said it would no longer allow shark fins to be transported as cargo on its flights.

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In China, Death Of A Young College Grad Sparks Protest From Fellow Alumni

Friday, December 30, 2016

Lei Yang, 28, died after a confrontation with police in May. Fellow college graduates are speaking out now that authorities have decided not to prosecute the police involved.

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In China's Drone Seizure And Return, A Strategic Message To U.S.

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

China has returned a U.S. Navy drone it confiscated last week in the South China Sea. Some see the incident as part of a larger Chinese effort to gradually erode U.S. strategic dominance in Asia.

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China Exonerates Man Executed 21 Years Ago For A Murder He Didn't Commit

Thursday, December 15, 2016

A grieving mother fought for more than 20 years to clear her son's name after his wrongful conviction. Miscarriages of justice are rarely reversed in China and this is seen as a landmark case.

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The Place In China Where The Women Lead

Saturday, November 26, 2016

Women call the shots among the Mosuo people of southwest China. However, things are changing. Tourism has helped them escape poverty but also has eroded traditional family structures.

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In Southwest China, A 'Very Large Eyeball' Peers Into Deep Space

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

The new telescope will help discover new galaxies and will observe the hydrogen clouds from which stars and planets are born. But not everyone's happy. 9,000 locals were displaced to make room for it.

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U.S. Envoy: China Will Be 'More And More In Our Future'

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Max Baucus, the ambassador to China since 2014, urges the U.S. to "draw some lines" and says, "We're not going to get bullied." Despite recent tensions, he remains upbeat about U.S.-China ties.

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Behind China's Anti-Graft Campaign, A Drive To Crush Rivals

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

China's Communist Party will aim to tighten party discipline at a key meeting this week. Part of this is an effort to target covert factions within the party that threaten to destabilize it.

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China's Internet Stars Embrace Lowbrow — And Aim For High Profits

Thursday, October 20, 2016

China's Internet stars are widely panned as vulgar, vapid and materialistic. But China's fierce demand for online content is helping the newly minted celebs to surpass A-list movie stars in earnings.

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China Imposes Restrictions To Try To Cool Real Estate Bubble

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Many Chinese returned from a weeklong national holiday to discover that they could no longer purchase real estate, as local governments imposed restrictions intended to control massive asset bubbles.

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'Hanoi Hannah,' Whose Broadcasts Taunted And Entertained American GIs, Dies

Thursday, October 06, 2016

Trinh Thi Ngo was one of North Vietnam's most recognizable radio voices, broadcasting propaganda in English to U.S. service members during the Vietnam War.

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Long Absent In China, Tipping Makes A Comeback At A Few Trendy Restaurants

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Viewed for decades as capitalist exploitation, tipping is now encouraged at some upscale urban restaurants catering to wealthy young customers. Restaurateurs insist it's strictly voluntary.

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A Harrowing, Mountain-Scaling Commute For Chinese Schoolkids

Sunday, September 25, 2016

To get to school, the children must trek as many as four hours up and down a 2,600-foot mountainside, relying on rickety ladders. Their families see their education as a way out of poverty.

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