Anthony Kuhn

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South Korean semiconductor makers are giving the U.S. data, but with some concern

Thursday, November 25, 2021

The White House is enlisting allies in its efforts to rebuild U.S. manufacturing capacity in the high-tech sector. South Korean semiconductor makers are playing along, but with some misgivings.

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Class conflict and economic hardship in 'Squid Game' is real for many South Koreans

Saturday, November 06, 2021

The themes of class conflict and economic hardship in the Netflix series "Squid Game" are real for many South Koreans, and relate to issues on the agenda ahead of presidential elections next year.

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Low turnout among young voters in Japan may mean the ruling party stays in power

Friday, October 29, 2021

Japan heads to the polls soon, and the ruling party is counting on low turnout from apathetic young voters and independents in order to hang onto its parliamentary majority.

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Japan's Princess Mako marries a commoner and loses her royal status

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Princess Mako married her commoner fiancé Tuesday, in a wedding delayed by controversy. The pair skipped a formal ceremony, and registered the marriage at a government office.

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Japan's Princess Mako will relocate to New York after marrying a nonroyal

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Mako has married her boyfriend, Kei Komuro, a commoner, and taken his surname. The couple skipped a formal ceremony and instead registered their union at a local government office.

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A woman takes a lead role in Confucian ceremonies, breaking a new path in South Korea

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Women's equality has made slow progress in South Korea. Some South Koreans want to bring about change starting at the country's cultural roots by reinterpreting Confucius.

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North Korea launches its eighth missile test of the year

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

The test appears to be its first submarine-launched ballistic missile in two years. It comes as the U.S. and Asian allies are meeting to discuss how to get North Korea back to the negotiating table.

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Efforts are being made to fix South Korea's gender inequality at its cultural roots

Sunday, October 10, 2021

South Korea lags behind other developed economies in gender equality. Some Koreans blame their country's Confucian traditions. Others are trying to reinterpret and reinvent those traditions.

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Parliament elects Fumio Kishida as new Prime Minister of Japan

Monday, October 04, 2021

Japan's parliament picked former top diplomat Fumio Kishida as its new Prime Minister Monday. Kishida, seen as a moderate, faces a raft of political and economic challenges.

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An Uncontroversial Consensus Builder Is Poised To Become Japan's Next Leader

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Fumio Kishida, a former foreign minister, seemed to acknowledge popular wishes for a kinder, more responsive and socially progressive party.

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Fumio Kishida Will Be Japan's Next Prime Minister

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

The new leader of Japan's Liberal Democratic Party will be the country's next prime minister. The current prime minister is stepping down after serving only one year since taking office in September.

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Japan's Outspoken, U.S.-Educated Vaccine Minister Wants To Be The Next Prime Minister

Friday, September 24, 2021

Taro Kono is seen as a political maverick with liberal views on social policy. He is popular with the public, but his own party's power brokers may hesitate to make him the leader next week.

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Members Of Quad Summit Will Discuss Ways To Counter China's Rise

Friday, September 24, 2021

President Biden hosts the leaders of Japan, Australia and India at the White House on Friday. The four key democracies are teaming up to counter China, which is also a major trading partner.

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5 Things To Know About Biden's Quad Summit With Leaders Of India, Australia And Japan

Thursday, September 23, 2021

President Biden will meet on Friday with the leaders of Japan, Australia and India. Their agenda includes the pandemic and climate change. But analysts say the Quad group is mainly about China.

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Taro Kono Wants To Be Japan's Prime Minister And He's Getting A Lot Of Attention

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Election season is in full swing to pick the next leader of Japan. Taro Kono is considered a maverick — a surprising change for a country that's been ruled by the same party for decades.

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North Korea Launches 2 Ballistic Missiles. First Such Test In 6 Months

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

North Korea has fired two ballistic missiles into waters off its eastern coast. That happened two days after claiming to have tested a missile that's newly developed.

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Japan's Leader Will Step Down, Damaged By Criticism Of His COVID Response

Friday, September 03, 2021

Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga's exit raises the specter of a return to a "revolving door" succession of Japanese leaders.

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Less Than A Year In Office, Japan's Yoshihide Suga Won't Seek Reelection

Friday, September 03, 2021

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga announced he will not run for reelection — effectively ending his tenure this month. He told reporters he wanted to focus his efforts on handling the pandemic.

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Satellite Photos Show North Korea Has Resumed Processing Nuclear Fuel, IAEA Says

Tuesday, August 31, 2021

The United Nation's atomic watchdog describes a new development in North Korea as "deeply troubling." The agency says the North has restarted its main nuclear reactor.

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Korean Americans Await Biden's Decision On North Korea Travel Ban

Sunday, August 22, 2021

The Biden administration must decide by month's end whether to keep or scrap a 2017 ban on travel to North Korea. The ban prevents Korean Americans who have families in the North from visiting them.

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