Anthony Kuhn

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For Decades, China's Laborers Moved To Cities. Now They're Being Forced Out

Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Beijing's eviction of migrant laborers has sparked one of China's biggest political controversies. The government is reversing the flow of labor from the countryside to the cities.

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Pushing Out Of Migrant Laborers Sparks Controversy In China

Monday, December 04, 2017

For decades, migrant laborers have left China's farms and moved to the cities. Now, China's government is trying to fight overcrowding and clear slums by forcing the migrants out.

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Navy Releases Names Of 3 Sailors Killed In Crash Off Japan

Monday, November 27, 2017

The Navy has made public the names of three airmen lost at sea in a crash in the Pacific last week. It's one of several fatal incidents this year involving U.S. naval forces in Asia.

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Myanmar And Bangladesh Announce Tentative Deal On Rohingya Crisis

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Myanmar and Bangladesh say they've agreed on terms for the return of hundreds of thousands of refugees to Myanmar. Rohingya Muslims have been fleeing violence the U.S. describes as "ethnic cleansing."

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News Brief: Roy Moore's Communication Director Resigns, Politics In Lebanon

Thursday, November 23, 2017

We look at Roy Moore's chances in the Alabama Senate race after his communications director resigned. Also, Prime Minister Saad Hariri has returned to Lebanon and says he will stay on, for now.

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China Grows Bolder On The World Stage

Thursday, November 23, 2017

China has supported one-party control in Cambodia, anti-Rohingya policies in Myanmar, and jettisoning historical baggage in Zimbabwe. These episodes suggest a more assertive Chinese foreign policy.

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What Came Out Of President Trump's Trip To China

Thursday, November 09, 2017

President Trump just wrapped up a visit to Beijing that was heavy on ceremony and on which he lavished praise on Chinese President Xi Jinping and the country. Still, China didn't show signs of budging on contentious issues such as North Korea and U.S.-China trade.

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No Major Breakthroughs Are Reported During Trump-Xi Talks

Thursday, November 09, 2017

President Trump said trade relations are unfair but he avoided criticizing his hosts. President Xi went out of his way to emphasize that China is buying U.S. products as well as selling to the U.S.

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China Lavishes Red-Carpet Treatment On Trump As He Arrives For Talks With Xi Jinping

Wednesday, November 08, 2017

China is managing the potential challenges Trump presents to U.S.-China ties with grand gestures and lavish hospitality. Wednesday marked the start of what Chinese officials term a "state visit plus."

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President Trump Continues Asia Trip With Meetings, State Banquet In Japan

Sunday, November 05, 2017

President Trump has begun a long trip through Asia that includes stops in Japan, South Korea and China. NPR's Anthony Kuhn gives us an update on President Trump's travels.

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China's Tycoons Fall From Grace

Thursday, November 02, 2017

In a bid to move money offshore, China's tycoons have been buying up foreign assets. But Beijing is now clipping their wings, both to reduce economic risk, and to cull tycoons loyal to rival politicians.

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In China, President Xi Jinping Unveils Country's Leaders For The Next Five Years

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

China's most powerful leader in years began a second term today, renewing the Chinese communist party's ambition to lead the nation to wealth, power and modernity by mid-century. But when Chinese President Xi Jinping unveiled the party's new leadership lineup this morning, one person was missing: a potential successor to Xi.

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China's Xi Jinping Strengthens His Power

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

China's president, Xi Jinping, has unveiled a new leadership team for the country while he strengthens his grip on power.

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What To Expect As China's Ruling Communist Party Prepares For 19th National Congress

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

China's ruling Communist Party's 19th national congress will likely decide the country's leadership lineup for the next five to 10 years. While leaders will go all out to present a facade of orderly transition and party unity, analysts believe that the facade conceals some brutal political power struggles, due in part to a lack of clear rules in China about how power is transferred.

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China Steps Up Crackdown On Liberal Universities

Friday, September 08, 2017

Despite its ambitions to create world class academic institutions, China has stepped up efforts to purge its universities of liberal ideas, reversing a general long-term trend towards more academic freedoms.

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Gen. Dunford Visits Asia Amid Heightened Tensions With North Korea

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

The U.S.'s highest-ranking military officer is in China. On Monday, while he was in South Korea, Gen. Dunford said U.S. military might is aimed at enabling and supporting diplomacy, not replacing it.

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Reactions Out Of China And Guam Over Exchanges Between U.S. And North Korea

Saturday, August 12, 2017

President Trump spoke with French President Emmanuel Macron amid mounting tensions with North Korea. Trump is not backing down from his rhetoric on North Korea.

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Chinese Blockbuster 'Wolf Warrior II' Mixes Jingoism With Hollywood Heroism

Thursday, August 10, 2017

China's summer blockbuster is Wolf Warrior II, a movie high on jingoism with a poster that reads, "Anyone who offends China, no matter how remote, must be exterminated."

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China's Leverage — And Its Limits — In North Korea

Friday, August 04, 2017

President Trump blames China for not doing enough to contain North Korea's nuclear threat. But how much influence does China really have on Pyongyang?

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Behind China's VPN Crackdown, A 'Game Of Cat And Mouse' Continues

Friday, August 04, 2017

Savvy Internet users in China can tunnel under the "Great Firewall" using virtual private networks. Even as the government finds new methods to block VPNs, providers find ways to go around the blocks.

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