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Anthony Kuhn

Anthony Kuhn appears in the following:

China Investigates Search Engine Baidu After Student Dies Of Cancer

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

A college student accused China's largest search engine, Baidu, of misleading him to a fraudulent cancer treatment. He died in April.

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China Opens Investigation Into Search Engine Baidu After Student's Death

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

China is opening up an investigation into giant search engine Baidu after the death of a university student who accused the website of promoting false medical information.

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China Passes Law Putting Foreign NGOs Under Stricter Police Control

Thursday, April 28, 2016

China's legislature has passed a controversial law giving police sweeping powers to monitor and control foreign nongovernmental organizations that operate in China.

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Why Chinese Parents Don't Necessarily Trust Childhood Vaccines

Monday, April 25, 2016

Some parents fear the vaccines put their children at risk. And now there's a scandal to boot: A nationwide criminal ring allegedly resold millions of vaccines that hadn't been properly stored.

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Myanmar Gets Civilian Leaders, But The Generals Keep Close Watch

Thursday, March 31, 2016

For the first time in more than a half-century, Myanmar is being governed by civilians, including Aung San Suu Kyi, who is the foreign minister. But the military still has considerable clout.

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China Hunts For Author Of Anonymous Letter Critical Of Xi Jinping

Monday, March 28, 2016

The letter that claimed to speak for "loyal party members" called for President Xi Jinping to step down. The incident is the latest chapter in a heated debate about the limits of free speech in China.

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Why China Supports New Sanctions Against North Korea

Friday, March 18, 2016

A U.S. Treasury official tells NPR that China is moving purposefully to apply new sanctions on North Korea. But economic losses or potential U.S. sanctions on Chinese firms could lead to friction.

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China's Legislative Session: Many Stars, But Little Power

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

China's legislature, long dismissed as a "rubber stamp" and empty political theater, attracts some of the country's wealthiest and most prominent figures. But how much can it accomplish?

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Aung San Suu Kyi Will Not Be Myanmar's Next President

Thursday, March 10, 2016

On Thursday, the National League for Democracy party, nominated two candidates to contest for the post of president. Nobel laureate and longtime democracy activist Aung San Suu Kyi was not nominated.

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China's National People's Congress To Focus On Economic Cures

Monday, March 07, 2016

The National People's Congress has convened in Beijing, and job one for them is what to do about China's economy. It grew last year at the slowest rate in a quarter century.

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In Social Media Battle, Real Estate Mogul Takes On Chinese Government

Tuesday, March 01, 2016

China's Internet authorities have shut down all social media accounts of Ren Zhiqiang, a sharp-tongued real estate mogul compared by some in China to Donald Trump.

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A Chilling Effect As Hong Kong's Missing Bookseller Cases Go Unresolved

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

With the disappearance of five Hong Kong booksellers still unexplained, their colleagues who publish books about Chinese politics say they feel at risk and unprotected.

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In Hong Kong, A Tussle Over Academic Freedom

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Students at the University of Hong Kong protested last month, saying university governance is subject to political interference from Beijing.

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Allies Discuss How To Respond To North Korea's Rocket Launch

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

Senior U.S., Japanese and South Korean defense officials met by teleconference on Tuesday to discuss the ramifications of North Korea's suspected missile test disguised as a satellite launch.

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The Hong Kong Bookseller Who's Keeping 'Banned' Books On His Shelves

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

Five people in Hong Kong's book industry have disappeared. All were linked to books forbidden in mainland China. Paul Tang says he has no plans to remove works critical of the Chinese leadership.

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China's Great Wall Is Crumbling In Many Places; Can It Be Saved?

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

A third of the 12,000-mile-long Great Wall of China lies in ruins. Its modern-day defenders confront what may be the world's greatest challenge in cultural preservation.

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China Blames Goats For 2015 Drop In Birth Rate

Saturday, January 23, 2016

Monkeys are clever and cute — or so the conventional wisdom in China has it. And therefore people see the Year of the Monkey, which begins on February 8, as an auspicious time for making babies.

The Year of the Goat, however, which is now coming to an end, has ...

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Backlash After Singer Waves Taiwanese Flag Rouses Ruling Party Tensions

Monday, January 18, 2016

It might seem unusual that a 16-year-old Taiwanese pop starlet could motivate legions of youth to troop to the polls and vote for the island's opposition party candidate. But she apparently did, and thereby helped Democratic Progressive Party leader Tsai Ing-wen become Taiwan's democratically first elected female leader.

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Chinese Human Rights Lawyer Convicted; Receives Suspended Sentence

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

The conviction was based on the contents of seven tweets he posted online. The sentence caps a year which saw most of the country's small community of human rights lawyers detained or questioned.

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China's Internet Forum May Provide A Peek At Its Cyber-Ambitions

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

China is hosting an international summit touting its vision of an orderly, government-controllable Internet. But China's prospects for exporting its censorship-heavy model overseas don't look bright.

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