Anthony Kuhn

Anthony Kuhn appears in the following:

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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 Many saw the program as outdated and say families in all urbanizing countries have fewer kids regardless of government diktats.


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.


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.


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.


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.


As China Cracks Down On Cultural Fringe, Indie Rock Finds A Home In Beijing

Sunday, October 18, 2015

U.S. economist Michael Pettis, an expert on China's economy and professor at Beijing University, is also a key figure nurturing a distinct American sound in Beijing's avant-garde music scene.


Driven Underground Years Ago, Japan's 'Hidden Christians' Maintain Faith

Sunday, October 11, 2015

Spanish and Portuguese missionaries arrived in Japan in the 1500s, but Christianity was later banned and Christians disguised their faith with a Buddhist veneer. Today, some still practice in secret.


Amid Tensions, China's President Heads To The U.S.

Monday, September 21, 2015

On his first state visit, President Xi Jinping will meet with tech CEOs in Seattle before going to Washington, where he aims to allay U.S. concerns over cyber-security, human rights and other issues.


Buddhist And Muslim Relations Underly Southeast Asia Refugee Crisis

Monday, August 31, 2015

Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, has a crisis. The ethnic Buddhists and minority Muslims fought in 2012, and that incident underlies the "boat people" crisis facing several Southeast Asian nations.


The Secret To Japan's Little League Success: 10-Hour Practices

Friday, August 28, 2015

A Japanese team has again reached the final four of the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pa. Its training involves strict discipline, relentless drilling and group responsibility.


Japanese Prime Minister Expresses 'Profound Grief' For WWII Aggression

Friday, August 14, 2015

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe issued a statement Friday marking the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II. Asian countries, who were invaded by Japan during the war, closely watched the speech.


Prime Minister Abe Wants Japan To Cast Off Post-War Guilt

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is expected to make a statement Friday marking the 70th anniversary of Japan's surrender in WWII. Japan's cabinet will approve the statement before he delivers it.


Japan Restarts Its First Nuclear Power Plant Since 2011 Disaster

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

In 2011, Japan had to deal with a massive earthquake, tsunami and a nuclear meltdown. It now plans to restart as many nuclear power plants as possible, despite public opposition.