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Anthony Kuhn

Anthony Kuhn appears in the following:

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

China is scapegoating goats for a drop in the number of babies born last year โ€” and hopes that the coming year of the monkey will be better.

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Backlash After Singer Waves Taiwanese Flag Rouses Ruling Party Tensions

Monday, January 18, 2016

K-pop star Chou Tzu-yu was forced to apologize on TV after an unplanned political statement. The incident may have swayed presidential election voters in favor of Taiwan's winning opposition party.

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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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Global Leaders Move To Cut Emissions In Wake Of Climate Deal

Monday, December 14, 2015

NPR has reaction from Russia, China and Brazil on the climate deal reached over the weekend in Paris.

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'All-Day Breakfast' In Myanmar: Catfish Chowder Loaded With Condiments

Wednesday, December 02, 2015

The breakfast dish known as mohinga is sold all day long by curbside hawkers who carrying their wares on shoulder poles or bicycle carts, as well as in shops and restaurants in every price range.

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Record Breaking Smog In China, India Underlines Climate Summit In Paris

Monday, November 30, 2015

India and China's capitals suffer from record breaking smog as the summit to limit greenhouse gas emissions kicks off in Paris Monday.

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China Plans To Create A Nationwide Carbon Market By 2017

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

China is building what could be the world's largest carbon market. Pilot programs are helping to lower emissions. But this is mostly due to slowing growth and the shift away from manufacturing.

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Amid Slow Vote Count, Myanmar Opposition 'Cautiously' Eyes Victory

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Opposition supporters believe they have won the country's freest election in more than two decades. But the military still holds 25 percent of parliamentary seats.

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Myanmar's Opposition Party Headed For Victory In Parliamentary Elections

Monday, November 09, 2015

Preliminary results are out after Sunday's historic elections in Myanmar. The opposition party headed by Aung San Suu Kyi is expected to finish with the largest number of seats in Parliament.

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Aung San Suu Kyi's Lofty Goal In Myanmar: To Be 'Above' The President

Saturday, November 07, 2015

The country votes Sunday in its most important election in a quarter-century. The best-known politician is barred from the presidency, but Suu Kyi says she'll be calling the shots if her party wins.

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Myanmar's Pro-Democracy Opposition Leader Vies For Power As Elections Near

Thursday, November 05, 2015

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has said she would be "above the president" if her party wins the elections on Sunday.

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As Indonesia's Annual Fires Rage, Plenty Of Blame But No Responsibility

Sunday, November 01, 2015

The onset of the rainy season in Indonesia brings hope of extinguishing forest fires that have raged for weeks, spawning both an environmental and political crisis in Southeast Asia's largest economy.

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As China Lifts One-Child Policy, Many Chinese Respond With Snark

Friday, October 30, 2015

China declared success and will now allow couples to have two kids. Many saw the program as outdated and say families in all urbanizing countries have fewer kids regardless of government diktats.

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China Announces End To One-Child Policy

Thursday, October 29, 2015

China announced Thursday it is officially ending its one-child policy. All couples will now be allowed to have two children.

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U.S. Navy Destroyer Sails Through Contested Waters In South China Sea

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Steve Inskeep talks to NPR's Anthony Kuhn about the implications of U.S. naval maneuvers near man-made Chinese islands in the South China Sea.

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What's The Strategy?: U.S. Considers Sending Ships To South China Sea

Monday, October 26, 2015

The U.S. and China's geostrategic competition is like football: Keep the ball near your opponent's end zone, and keep him away from yours. The game changer: China's growing military power.

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In D.C. And China, Two Approaches To A Streetcar Unconstrained By Wires

Thursday, October 22, 2015

D.C. has struggled to roll out a streetcar line that uses both overheard wires and off-wire, battery power. In southern China, though, a new supercapacitor-powered tramline is already up and running.

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