Anthony Kuhn

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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.


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.


'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.


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.


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.


For U.S. Minority Students In China, The Welcome Comes With Scrutiny

Saturday, September 17, 2016

U.S. and Chinese educators are trying to create more opportunities for American minority students to study in China, which has grown increasingly aware of the importance of diversity in U.S. culture.


Police Crush Uprising In Chinese Fishing Village Of Wukan

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

For the past 5 years, one southern fishing village has stood out among others in China. Residents ousted Communist Party leaders and elected one of their own. But authorities quashed the uprising.


Why China Wants To Squeeze North Korea A Little, But Not Too Much

Friday, September 09, 2016

China opposes North Korea's nuclear tests and has signed up for international sanctions. But China still conducts extensive trade and worries about a major crisis that would send refugees its way.


New Challenge For China's Human Rights Lawyers: Defending Themselves

Tuesday, September 06, 2016

China has gone after human rights lawyers, questioning and arresting them in large numbers, in what many say is an attempt to prevent them from challenging government authority.


G-20 Summit Highlights Step Forward For U.S., China Relations

Monday, September 05, 2016

China sees the G-20 summit as an important vehicle for increasing its influence, and President Obama's attendance — on his final trip to Asia as president — was an important part of it.


G-20 Summit Wraps Up In Hangzhou, China

Monday, September 05, 2016

China pulled out all the stops to host the leaders of the world's 20 leading economies. China's government sent 2 million residents of the city of Hangzhou on vacation to ensure a flawless summit.


China Shows G20 World Leaders Its Temporarily Blue Skies

Sunday, September 04, 2016

As world leaders arrive in China for the G20 summit, China is cleaning up the facade of the city of Hangzhou by closing hundreds of factories for one week, making the skies temporarily smog-free.


Losing Steam In Smartphones, Chinese Firm Turns To Smart Rice Cookers

Friday, August 26, 2016

One of China's most valuable tech startups, smartphone maker Xiaomi, is getting into networked appliances, in a bid to innovate its way out of trouble, as its core business falls flat.


China Celebrates Bronze-Winning Olympic Swimmer's Spirit

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

With her goofy facial expressions, Fu Yuanhui has captured the world's attention — if not the gold — and is changing the way Chinese think about the Olympics and how athletes should speak and behave.


Amid Crackdown, China's Last Liberal Magazine Fights For Survival

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Journalists are fighting to keep alive one of China's leading liberal publications, a modern history journal that's made bold calls for democratic reform. Their prospects don't look good.


In China, Some Schools Are Playing With More Creativity, Less Cramming

Monday, August 08, 2016

Local governments are allowing schools to experiment with new teaching methods. Educators hope to develop self-motivated, critical thinkers.


In China, A Battle Uber Didn't Win

Wednesday, August 03, 2016

Uber's China arm merged with its rival Didi Chuxing this week, creating a $35 billion ride-hailing colossus. The merger ends an era of brutal competition, and may help boost China's flagging economy.


In Tibet, A Long-Banned Buddhist Rite Takes Place, But Not Everyone's Pleased

Sunday, July 24, 2016

The Beijing-selected Panchen Lama is conducting a key Tibetan Buddhist ritual. It's the first time in 50 years the rite has taken place in Tibet. Critics say that's because China wants more control.


International Tribunal Rules Against China's Claims In The South China Sea

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

An international tribunal ruled decisively against China's territorial claims in the South China Sea. Embarrassing as the verdict is for China, it will be very difficult to enforce.


International Tribunal Rejects China's Claim To South China Sea

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

In a case that was brought by the Philippines, an international tribunal in The Hague has ruled against China over the disputed sovereignty of islands in the South China Sea.