Anthony Kuhn

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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.


Japan May Be In A Post-Growth Era, With Or Without Abe

Friday, December 12, 2014

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is expected to win snap elections this weekend. But successive Japanese governments have been unable to reverse economic stagnation and the population expected to shrink by two-thirds over the next century.


Is 'Womenomics' The Answer To Japan's Economic Woes?

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

The government has set up a female lumberjacks program, part of a wider effort to fuel growth after long-term stagnation. But critics say it does little to tackle fundamental problems.


In China, One Woman's Challenge To The Legal System

Monday, December 01, 2014

The woman is suing the government after customs officers confiscated books without telling her why they were banned. The case comes as the country is taking steps to revamp its legal system.


Japan Dissolves Parliament, Prime Minister Calls For New Elections

Friday, November 21, 2014

The Japanese Prime Minister, Shizo Abe, has called a snap election for December โ€” but since he's only two years into his term and his party controls both houses of parliament, many Japanese wonder why.


Low Consumer Spending Hinders Japan's Economic Recovery

Thursday, November 20, 2014

The ultimate aim of Japan's effort to revive the economy is to give consumers the confidence to start buying again. Weak consumer confidence has hit big-ticket purchases hardest.


China Agrees To Pollution Limits, But Will It Make A Difference?

Friday, November 14, 2014

China has for the first time announced a ceiling to its future carbon emissions. Critics say the commitment is primarily symbolic, and unlikely to have a significant impact in the near future.


Obama In Myanmar For Summit With Southeast Asian Leaders

Thursday, November 13, 2014

President Obama is in Myanmar amid U.S. concerns that the country's progress toward true democracy is not running smoothly.


Pyongyang Releases 2 U.S. Citizens Who Were Held For Months

Monday, November 10, 2014

Two Americans who had been held prisoner in North Korea have returned to the U.S. They were freed after Director of National Intelligence James Clapper went to North Korea to negotiate their release.


Chinese Tech Company Combines Multiple App Types Into One โ€” At Great Profit

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

The company Tencent has developed the world's second largest standalone messaging app Wechat, with over 300 million users.


The App That Helps The Chinese Masses Mobilize Online

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

China's popular messaging app, WeChat, has some 300 million users and has become a way for Chinese to rally around a cause, something that's difficult in a country with strict government controls.


Hong Kong Protests Pull Attention From China's Self-Reflection

Thursday, October 23, 2014

China's ruling Communist Party is wrapping up a meeting that it claims will advance the rule of law. But leaders are facing an urgent distraction in Hong Kong. The protests there raise difficult questions about China's future political direction at a time when its leaders seem least prepared to answer them.


China's Nomads Have A Foot In Two Very Different Worlds

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

China is attempting to move nomads into permanent settlements, but the transition for many has proven difficult. After apartment living, one family plans to go back to herding.


Democracy Protests Subside, Hong Kong Begins To Return To Normal

Monday, October 06, 2014

Student-led protests for democratic change over the past week have waned. Schools reopened and government workers were back on the job. Some students plan to stay at the site for as long as they can.