Anthony Kuhn

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South Korea Holds Onto Patient Data From Prior Coronavirus, Worrying Privacy Groups

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Privacy advocates warn the government has kept the information from 2015 MERS patients beyond a justified emergency period.

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Thousands Of Child Soldiers Died In The Korean War. Survivors Want More Recognition

Thursday, June 25, 2020

South Korea conscripted more than 30,000 soldiers between the ages of 14 and 17 for the war. An estimated 3,000 of them died. One survivor prays daily for their souls.

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Remembering A Little-Known Group Of Korean Fighters In 'The Forgotten War'

Thursday, June 25, 2020

Some 30,000 child soldiers fought for South Korea during the Korean War, which began on this date 70 years ago. Some of the child soldiers say they never received the recognition they deserved.

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South Korea Admits Keeping Personal Data Of 2015 MERS Outbreak Patients

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

South Korean health authorities say they are storing personal data of 2015 MERS outbreak patients. Privacy advocates say this is illegal and a flaw in a mostly successful contact tracing system.

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North Korea Vows To Send Troops Into Border Cooperation Zones

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Pyongyang says forces will be sent to Kaesong, an inter-Korean industrial park along the border where a liaison office was blown up by North Korea earlier this week.

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In 'Terrific Explosion,' North Korea Blows Up Liaison Office

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

The office, north of the Demilitarized Zone, appears to have been empty when it was destroyed. The act follows threats from Pyongyang, and experts say provocations from the North will likely continue.

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North Korea Destroys Liaison Office It Shared With South Korea

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

The destruction appears to signal that after two years of diplomacy and summits involving the two Koreas and the U.S., it's back to a period of confrontation and provocations.

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2 Years After Singapore Summit, U.S.-North Korea Relations Back To Square 1

Friday, June 12, 2020

In a statement marking the summit's anniversary, North Korea accused the Trump administration of using the historic meeting to score political points and to isolate Pyongyang.

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U.S. Recruits Asian Allies To Confront China

Monday, June 08, 2020

The U.S. is trying to rally its main allies in Asia to confront China on COVID-19, Hong Kong, trade and other issues. It puts Japan and South Korea, who share deep trade ties with China, in a bind.

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What Lies Behind Japan's Successful Management Of The Pandemic

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Japan's COVID-19 death rate places the country among nations with a more successful coronavirus response. But many Japanese seem to be dissatisfied with their government's handling of the outbreak.

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In South Korea And China, Loosening Restrictions Brings Coronavirus Resurgence

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Both countries eased some of their intensive rules after new cases slowed to a trickle. But clusters have cropped up again this month, and authorities are ramping up testing to try to curb the spread.

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South Korea Postpones School Reopening As The Number Of New Coronavirus Cases Soars

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

South Korea planned to reopen schools on Wednesday. But with a new spike in cases, the country has had to delay school starting by a week and close down all bars and clubs.

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How The U.S. Response To The Pandemic May Affect Its Standing In The World

Monday, May 04, 2020

The United States has the highest coronavirus death toll in the world. NPR's international correspondents discuss what the U.S. response to the pandemic means for America's standing in the world.

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South Korea's Tracking Of COVID-19 Patients Raises Privacy Concerns

Saturday, May 02, 2020

South Korea's use of personal data to trace coronavirus infections has inadvertently led to the stigmatization of some patients.

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Rumors Spread After Kim Jong Un Misses His Grandfather's Birthday Celebration

Monday, April 27, 2020

The rumor mill has been in overdrive about the whereabouts and the health of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un after he missed a high profile event earlier this month.

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In Japan, Mythical 'Amabie' Emerges From 19th Century Folklore To Fight COVID-19

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

The sea monster from folklore has emerged in art, food and fashion as a symbol of hope and pop culture mascot. Its first depiction was in 1846, telling people to draw it and "be free from disease."

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In South Korea, Success Fighting The Virus Brings Success At The Ballot Box

Thursday, April 16, 2020

President Moon Jae-in's ruling Democratic Party won a landslide victory in legislative elections, an apparent national vote of approval for his government's handling of the pandemic.

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The Global Leaders Who Have Been Effective During The Coronavirus

Thursday, April 16, 2020

While many world leaders have seen their popularity increase during the pandemic, only a few seem to have captured the national mood in a way that has helped them lead their citizens.

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South Korea Holds Parliamentary Elections During Pandemic

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

South Korean voters got to the polls Wednesday for legislative elections. The vote is seen as a report card for the president's handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. His performance ratings are high.

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Japan To Declare A COVID-19 State Of Emergency But Not A Lockdown

Tuesday, April 07, 2020

Japan's Prime Minister will announce a state of emergency Tuesday, in Tokyo and six other regions. It's largely symbolic since most people are following government advice already.

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