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Anthony Kuhn

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International Olympic Committee Chooses Beijing For 2022 Winter Games

Friday, July 31, 2015

The International Olympic Committee announced Friday that the 2022 Winter Games will be held in Beijing.

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Summer Olympics 2008 Host Beijing Awarded 2022 Winter Games

Friday, July 31, 2015

The International Olympic Committee has selected Beijing as the host city for the 2022 Winter Olympics. It's the first city ever to host both summer and winter games.

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Despite Rising Costs, China Is Gung-Ho To Host 2022 Winter Olympics

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Either China or Kazakhstan will be chosen on Friday as host of the 2022 Winter Olympics. European nations have been scared off by the cost of hosting the event, but China has the ambition and the money to match.

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Barricaded In, Myanmar's Rohingya Struggle To Survive In Ghettos And Camps

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Habibullah considers himself lucky. His movements are restricted but he and his family live in their longtime house in a police-guarded ghetto. Many of his neighbors were forced into internment camps.

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Chinese Authorites Detain Nearly 150 Human Rights Lawyers

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

State media are accusing the lawyers of stirring up opposition to the government. Activists are calling for President Obama to cancel President Xi Jinping's visit to Washington, D.C., in September.

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People Of Myanmar Face Obstacles Ahead Of Fall Elections

Friday, July 10, 2015

Preparations are accelerating for elections in Myanmar this fall. But there are serious doubts about whether the vote can be free and fair.

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Stock Market Drop In China Raises Concerns About An Economic Crisis

Wednesday, July 08, 2015

Chinese stock markets plunged for the third straight day this week. That was despite more government efforts to prop up share prices. The markets have lost some $4 trillion in the past 3 weeks.

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When Corrupt Chinese Officials Flee, The U.S. Is A Top Destination

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

The U.S. is appealing because of its high standard of living and lack of an extradition treaty with China. The U.S. is also reluctant to arrest suspects unless provided with solid information.

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China Encourages U.S. Cooperation In Catching Corrupt Officials Overseas

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

As part of its anti-corruption blitz, China is working to repatriate corrupt officials who have gone overseas with billions of dollars in state funds. These officials live in affluent U.S. neighborhoods, unbeknownst to their neighbors. Chinese state media say several corrupt officials have been repatriated. The U.S. is willing to help, but the two countries have no extradition treaty. The two sides appear to be cooperating by repatriating fugitives who have violated U.S. immigration laws.

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How Does A City Stop 4 Million Smokers From Lighting Up?

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

A few years ago, smoking was so common in Beijing that doctors, nurses and patients would even puff away in hospital hallways. Now the city is trying โ€” again โ€” to ban smoking indoors. It isn't easy.

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U.S. Criticizes China For Construction In South China Sea

Monday, June 01, 2015

China and the U.S. exchanged criticisms on the South China Sea over the weekend. So far, neither side appears willing to either compromise on the disputed waters, or to escalate the dispute.

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U.S., Other Countries Watch China's Movement In South China Sea

Monday, June 01, 2015

China is flexing its muscles in the South China Sea. Defense Secretary Ash Carter told a group of diplomats in Singapore over the weekend that the U.S. was "deeply concerned" about China's activity.

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Tensions Continue Over Disputed Islands In South China Sea

Sunday, May 31, 2015

The U.S. is reasserting its right to operate military aircraft and vessels in the South China Sea. Defense Secretary Ash Carter recently called on China to halt construction on reef islands in the area.

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China Kicks Off 'Great Leap Forward' On The Soccer Field

Thursday, May 21, 2015

China is rolling out an ambitious soccer program. President Xi Jinping is reported to be a big fan who wants China to win a World Cup. Critics say there's too much emphasis on quick results.

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U.S. Charges 6 Chinese Nationals With Stealing Tech Secrets

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

A 32-page indictment by federal prosecutors charges the six with economic espionage and trade secret theft. They are accused of stealing wireless technology from a pair of U.S. companies.

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Tensions In South China Sea Loom Over Kerry Visit

Saturday, May 16, 2015

Secretary of State John Kerry underscored U.S. concerns over China's claim to ownership of disputed islands in the South China Sea, an issue that has strained relations in the region.

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U.S. Raises Opposition To China's Moves In South China Sea

Friday, May 15, 2015

The Obama administration says China is making aggressive grabs for disputed islands in the South China Sea. The mounting tensions loom large as Secretary of State John Kerry visits China this weekend.

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For Chinese Tourists Behaving Badly, A Government Blacklist

Friday, May 08, 2015

The Chinese have earned a reputation as some of the world's rudest travelers. Now, the government has enacted new rules that include a list of the worst offenders.

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China Promises $46 Billion To Pave The Way For A Brand New Silk Road

Sunday, May 03, 2015

Improving Pakistan's infrastructure will be the first step in creating a network of roads, railways, pipelines and shipping lanes that stretch all the way to Europe.

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Palm Oil Plantations Are Blamed For Many Evils. But Change Is Coming

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

In Indonesia, efforts are underway to grow palms in a sustainable way. But that's putting a squeeze on small farmers.

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