Anthony Kuhn

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Chinese Women's Rights Activists Released From Jail

Monday, April 13, 2015

Police in China have released five women's rights activists on bail. They are suspected of disturbing public order, and may still be indicted at a later date. The case has caused an international outcry and a chilling effect on gender rights work.


Cultural Revolution-Meets-Aliens: Chinese Writer Takes On Sci-Fi

Thursday, April 09, 2015

Liu Cixin's science-packed, futuristic best-sellers explore the cosmos and offer commentary on current events. The first book in his trilogy has been translated into English.


China's 'Barefoot Lawyer' And His Great Escape

Thursday, April 09, 2015

In his new book, exiled Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng tells the story of growing up blind, being beaten under house arrest and finding refuge in the American Embassy in Beijing in 2012.


The World According To Xi Jinping (Or At Least His App)

Friday, April 03, 2015

The man sometimes described as China's most powerful ruler since Mao Zedong now has an app that lets you read about Xi's love of soccer and learn all about his "Four Comprehensives."


In Regulating Outdoor Dancing, China Tells Seniors How To Bust A Move

Friday, March 27, 2015

China's sports bureaucracy threatened this week to standardize dancing in public squares.


Founding Father Of Modern Singapore, Lee Kuan Yew, Dies At 91

Sunday, March 22, 2015

During more than a half-century as the city-state's leader, Lee helped turn the sleepy British colony into an affluent trading enclave. But he ruled with an iron fist and muzzled critics and rivals.


Renewed Fighting Creates Setback For Myanmar's Efforts To End Civil War

Friday, March 20, 2015

For the third time in six years, fighting between government troops in Myanmar and ethnic insurgents is sending refugees streaming over the border into China.


As Palm Oil Farms Expand, It's A Race To Save Indonesia's Orangutans

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Demand for palm oil is destroying the habitat of endangered Sumatran orangutans. One group is working to rescue, rehabilitate and reintroduce these often-orphaned primates back into the wild.


The Anti-Pollution Documentary That's Taken China By Storm

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

A prominent journalist with a sick child quit her job and produced an eye-opening look at the consequences of China's air pollution problem. Some 200 million have watched it since the weekend.


Indonesia's New President Runs Into Political Challenges

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Just over three months in office, there are serious questions as to whether Joko Widodo can stand up to the national political elites and their vested interests.


Indonesian Authorities Worried About Return Of Islamic Radicals

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Radicals from Indonesia, the world's most populous Muslim-majority nation, have traveled to Syria to join ISIS. Some of them seek to establish a new Islamic state that would extend ISIS's caliphate.


Indonesia's President: Fan Of Megadeth, Defender Of Death Penalty

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Indonesia's recently elected President Joko Widodo is a heavy metal fan seen as an advocate for human rights and political change. But his strong stance on the death penalty has dismayed many.


So An American Comic Walks Into A Chinese Bar ...

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

American comics are taking the stage in China's small but growing stand-up comedy circuit. Their bicultural, and often bilingual, shows are a new form of cultural exchange.


One County Provides Preview Of China's Looming Aging Crisis

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Eastern China's Rudong County began implementing the one-child policy 10 years before the rest of the nation. Now, an estimated 60 percent of the county's residents will be 60 or older by 2030.


China's Anti-Domestic Violence Measure Falls Short, Critics Say

Thursday, January 08, 2015

China has drafted its first law specifically against domestic violence. It lays out guidelines for restraining orders and getting the aggressor out of the residence.


2014 Got Off To A Tense Start For China

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

President Xi Jinping consolidated power in a manner not seen since the 1980s, making him China's most powerful leader in a long time. And, he waged an intensive anti-corruption drive.


Bodies, Debris Spotted In Java Sea

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Searchers looking for a missing AirAsia flight have discovered bodies about 100 miles from land. The plane went missing on Sunday with 162 people on board while en route from Indonesia to Singapore.


Rescue Official Believes AirAsia Flight Is On Ocean's Floor

Monday, December 29, 2014

An AirAsia plane, traveling from Indonesia to Singapore, is missing. Shortly before losing contact on Sunday, the pilot had asked to change course due to weather conditions.


AirAsia Flight Goes Missing With 162 Aboard

Sunday, December 28, 2014

An AirAsia plane has disappeared over the Java Sea. The plane took off from Indonesia's second-largest city and was headed to Singapore.


U.S Turns To China For Help With North Korea Cyberattack

Monday, December 22, 2014

The Obama administration has asked China to help rein in North Korea's cyber capabilities. The administration wants China to help block further attacks, like the massive hacking of Sony Pictures.