Anthony Kuhn

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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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How Will China Select Its New Leaders At Its Communist Party Congress?

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Experts believe Chinese leader Xi Jinping intends to bend, break or scrap informal succession rules. He is most opposed to a rule that could hinder his ability to designate his own successor.

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In China, Scholars Are Being Punished Amid Growing Squeeze On Public Expression

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Space for public expression has been tightening in media, the arts — and now in higher education as well. Some university professors have been fired for expressing views outside the mainstream.

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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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Morning News Brief: Trump In West Virginia, Chinese Trade, Usain Bolt Retires

Friday, August 04, 2017

President Trump dismissed the Russia investigation at a rally in West Virginia. Also, the White House is poised to investigate Chinese trade policies, and sprinter Usain Bolt says he's retiring.

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State Control Leaves Investigative Journalists In China Demoralized

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Government censorship and commercial pressures have decimated the ranks of China's investigative journalists. We meet two of China's most successful reporters, who have recently quit the business.

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After Liu Xiaobo's Death, Concerns Grow For His Widow's Well-Being

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Officials say Liu Xia is "free" but foreign reporters who've sought her out say they were harassed by security officials. Friends say her isolation during house arrest has thrown her into depression.

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Chinese Dissident And Nobel Laureate Liu Xiaobo Dies At 61

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Chinese dissident and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo has died from cancer at age 61. He was serving a jail term for trying to overthrow China's government.

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Chinese Nobel Peace Laureate And Human Rights Advocate Liu Xiaobo Dies

Thursday, July 13, 2017

The 61-year-old dissident died after more than seven years in prison. He was a prominent critic of China's government. "There is no force that can put an end to the human quest for freedom," he wrote.

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As China's Strength Has Grown, So Has Its Unwillingness To Let Dissidents Leave

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

China has refused to let Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo, now near death, obtain medical treatment abroad. Beijing released dissidents in the past, but it no longer needs to cave in to foreign pressure.

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China Less Willing To Send Dissidents Abroad Than Before

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Ailing Nobel laureate and dissident Liu Xiaobo would prefer not to die in China. But China is more confident of itself, and less willing to send dissidents into exile abroad than it used to be.

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China's Elevated Bus Project Seemed Too Good To Be True — And It Was

Thursday, July 06, 2017

Project promoters claimed a giant vehicle would beat traffic jams by straddling traffic. Last week, they were arrested on suspicion of fraud. "The idea was absurd, childish," says a longtime critic.

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Traffic Solution Project In China Appears To Be An Investment Scam

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

A new kind of urban transport intended to beat traffic jams appears to have gone off the rails. That became clear when police arrested the patent holder and his colleagues for illegal fundraising.

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A Remote Chinese Province Uses Its Climate To Grow A Big-Data Industry

Monday, July 03, 2017

Southwest China's Guizhou province is one of the country's poorest, most remote regions. But Guizhou has some unique advantages, which it is trying to use to transform itself into a big-data hub.

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In China, A Cashless Trend Is Taking Hold With Mobile Payments

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Consumers there are finding convenience and security in using smartphones to pay. An estimated $5.5 trillion was spent through mobile platforms in 2016, about 50 times the amount in the U.S.

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