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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

Obama seeks to cement Japan ties

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Obama seeks to cement Japan ties

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FT Big Read

Premier Li on China’s challenges

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Premier Li Keqiang on China’s challenges

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The Leonard Lopate Show

America's "Treasure Hunt" for Asian Art

Monday, April 13, 2015

The history of Chinese Art in North America, from the Opium Wars, to the Boxer Rebellion, to Mao Zedong's 1949 ascent.

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To the Best of Our Knowledge

The Shocking Truth About Tiger Farms

Friday, April 03, 2015

In China's government-supported tiger farms, big cats are raised and harvested for their body parts -- part of a multi-million dollar trade in tiger bone wine and tiger skin decor.  Meanwhile, wild tiger numbers are at an all-time low.

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

Rush to join China-led bank embarrasses Washington

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

Rush to join China-led bank embarrasses Washington

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WNYC News

Funding Luxury Condos Is a Fast Track to a Green Card

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

If you’re a foreigner and have half a million dollars to spend on a major real estate development in New York City, the EB-5 visa will get you to the head of the line for a green card.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Brian Lehrer Weekend: The Nation Magazine, Des Bishop & Eva Moskowitz

Friday, March 27, 2015

Three of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them: The Nation's 150th Anniversary (First) | Comedian Des Bishop (Starts at 27:14) | Eva Moskowitz (Starts at 42:10)
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The Leonard Lopate Show

Fracking Comes to China

Thursday, March 12, 2015

For decades China has relied on coal energy to drive their growth. Now, with the encouragement of the U.S, China is looking to begin fracking vast reserves of shale gas in the country. 

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The Takeaway

Drama With The Dalai Lama

Thursday, March 12, 2015

In China, government officials are locked in a bureaucratic battle with the Dalai Lama over the Tibetan Buddhist leader's plans for the afterlife.   

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The Takeaway

Hollywood's Competition: China's Booming Film Industry

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

The film industry is booming in China. In February, China's domestic box office revenue surpassed that of the U.S. for the first time. 

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Studio 360

Will a Chinese “Saturday Night Live” Get Past the Censors?

Thursday, March 05, 2015

China is one of the world’s biggest markets for art and culture, but censors there still have the last word over what people get to see. Is freedom of expression coming?    

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Confucius 101

Friday, February 27, 2015

Time correspondent Michael Schuman talks about what can be learned about China from reading about the history of Confucius in East Asia.

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The Takeaway

An Unlikely Slice of Americana Joins Chinese Lunar New Year Feasts

Thursday, February 19, 2015

As millions around the globe celebrate Asian Lunar New Year, this year, China is adding an unlikely slice of Americana to the traditional New Year's Eve dinner.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Resistance, Disbelief, and Daniel Handler's New Novel

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Steve Fraser on resistance to wealth and power. The transformation of rural China. Joel Achenbach explains why reasonable people doubt science. Daniel Handler's new novel.

The Leonard Lopate Show

Will China Become The Next Global Superpower?

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

For more than forty years, the U.S. has played a key role helping the Chinese government take its place on the world stage. But how will China's rise affect the U.S.?

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The Takeaway

Foreign Investment Drives Housing Booms in San Fran, NYC

Monday, February 02, 2015

Chinese investors are buying up American real estate in expensive urban areas like New York & San Francisco. Find out how foreign investment is driving the housing crunch in these cites.

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WNYC News

The Chinese Guide to Buying Real Estate in New York

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Among China’s wealthy set, the party buzz is that it’s time to start buying foreign property. Now, a Chinese-developed tower is shooting up on the Brooklyn waterfront.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Leonard Lopate Weekend: Jeffrey Horowitz & John Douglas Thompson, Joseph Stiglitz, and Elisabeth Rosenthal

Friday, December 26, 2014

The Leonard Lopate Show's three favorite segments from the last week, in case you missed them. 
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The Leonard Lopate Show

China is Now The World’s Largest Economy, An Accolade Its Leaders Are Hesitant to Embrace

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

China became the world’s largest economy in 2014, but as questions arise about China’s record on global warming and income inequality, it is not so eager to be in the spotlight.

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The Takeaway

Chinese Govt. Makes Millions Selling Cigarettes

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Bloomberg Businessweek reporter Andrew Martin investigates China's multi-billion dollar tobacco industry—and the rise of cancer—for the latest issue of the magazine.

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