Anthony Kuhn

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North Korea Marks Founding Of Its Military With Artillery Exercise

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

On Tuesday, North Korea marked the 85th anniversary of the Korean People's Army. That has the U.S. and North Korea's neighbors on high alert for a possible nuclear test.

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North Korea Detains American Citizen In Pyongyang

Monday, April 24, 2017

North Korea detained a dual nationality South Korean-American as he prepared to board a plane at Pyongyang's airport. It brings the number of Americans known to be in North Korean custody to three.

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News Brief: Trump Executive Order, Pence In Japan, Sears In Trouble

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

President Trump plans to sign an order on "Hire American" and "Buy American." Vice President Pence meets with Japan's prime minister after Trump targeted Japan for its huge trade surplus with the U.S.

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In Japan, Pence Talks Trade And North Korea's Threat To The Region

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Vice President Mike Pence is traveling the Pacific Rim, where much of President Trump's foreign policy agenda is focused. The other major issue is trade. Pence met with Japan's prime minister.

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Vice President Pence Sends Warning To North Korea Amid Rising Tensions

Monday, April 17, 2017

In South Korea Monday, Vice President Mike Pence warned North Korea that U.S. patience was running out with the regime. This came a day after North Korea tried and failed to test a ballistic missile.

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Beijing Mega-Region Plan Aims To Alleviate Poverty, But Some Are Wary

Sunday, April 16, 2017

Set to be implemented in 2030, the plan would merge Beijing, the port city of Tianjin and Hebei province into a mega-region to push economic development. Some are skeptical resources will be shifted.

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'The Art Of The Deal' Prevails In U.S.-China Talks, For Now At Least

Thursday, April 13, 2017

An apparent deal to cooperate on the North Korean nuclear issue is among several points of agreement that are emerging after the summit between President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping.

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Where The U.S. And China Now Stand

Thursday, April 13, 2017

A look at relations between the U.S. and China after Xi Jinping's visit to the U.S. Immediate challenges include how to respond to North Korea.

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Summit Between China's Xi Jinping And President Trump Comes Amid Tensions

Thursday, April 06, 2017

"We worried if we did not take immediate stabilizing measures," a Chinese analyst says, "the relationship could nosedive and pose serious problems for our finances, economy and strategic security."

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Xi Jinping Seeks Cooperation With U.S. Ahead Of China's Leadership Transition

Sunday, April 02, 2017

A look at what President Donald Trump's first face-to-face meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping looks like from Beijing.

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A Debt Collector Is Killed In China, Triggering Debate Over Right To Self-Defense

Thursday, March 30, 2017

"China's law does not really encourage people to defend themselves, because that would be encouraging them to rise up and resist [authority]," a Chinese lawyer noted.

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In China, As In The U.S., The Fight Over Ride Hailing Is Local

Monday, March 27, 2017

Until recently, migrant workers lured by bonuses drove for China's largest Uber-like service. But some local governments banned out-of-town drivers, apparently to protect local jobs and curb growth.

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Indonesia's Peat Fires Still Blaze, But Not As Much As They Used To

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Clearing peat land by fire is illegal but remains widespread, since it's the cheapest way to clear land for farming and industry. Still, peat fires were down by more than 80 percent from 2015 to 2016.

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Rex Tillerson, Xi Jinping Meet In China As Secretary Of State Wraps Asia Tour

Sunday, March 19, 2017

To the surprise of many observers, Tillerson referred to a mutual U.S.-China understanding of "non-conflict, non-confrontation, mutual respect, and win-win cooperation."

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Tillerson Meets With Chinese President To Wrap Up Asia Trip

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had positive things to say about his meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping Sunday.

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For Years, I've Been A Correspondent In China. This Month, I Became A Viral Star

Saturday, March 18, 2017

A video of NPR Beijing correspondent Anthony Kuhn asking a question about a policy to expand the Beijing region got millions of views on Weibo, China's answer to Twitter. Here's why.

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For Some In China's Middle Class, Pollution Is Spurring Action

Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Severe air pollution in China has forced some city-dwellers, especially parents, to respond in ways that would have seemed unthinkable in the past. Some are moving elsewhere; others turn to activism.

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Indonesia Wakes 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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