Anthony Kuhn

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Secretive Church Sect At The Center Of South Korea's Coronavirus Outbreak

Monday, February 24, 2020

With 833 cases, the country now says it is on "red alert" and is taking measures to contain the disease.

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3 Countries See Rapid Acceleration Of Coronavirus Cases

Monday, February 24, 2020

The Coronavirus is spreading, and worries are intensifying in three more hot spots: Italy, Iran and South Korea. The World Health Organization says the window to contain it is narrowing.

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What COVID-19 Cases Look Like In South Korea

Saturday, February 22, 2020

The new coronavirus has spread to South Korea. NPR's Anthony Kuhn discusses the situation in that country.

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In South Korea, Over 200 Are Now Infected With The New Coronavirus

Friday, February 21, 2020

South Korea is the latest front in the battle to stop the spread of COVID-19, the illness caused by the new coronavirus. More than 200 people are now infected in the country.

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North Korea Claims Zero Coronavirus Cases, But Experts Are Skeptical

Thursday, February 20, 2020

Pyongyang says it has mobilized to fight for its "national survival." Experts say North Korea's track record of fighting epidemics does not bode well for its handling of the coronavirus outbreak.

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North Korea Says It Has No Coronavirus Cases. North Korea Experts Are Still Wary

Thursday, February 13, 2020

North Korea claims it has no cases of coronavirus, but skeptics point out its poor record of keeping out epidemics from China. The country is ill-equipped to identify diseases, much less contain them.

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South Koreans Celebrate 'Parasite' Oscar Win

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

The South Korean film Parasite has become the first foreign language film to win best picture at the Academy Awards. South Koreans are ecstatic about the milestone.

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South Korea Aims To Minimize Economic Damage From Coronavirus

Thursday, February 06, 2020

The coronavirus outbreak is disrupting supply chains in China which service international businesses. The economic impact of the virus is significant.

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Why North Korea's Kim Jong Un May Be Leaving The Door Open To Nuclear Talks

Wednesday, January 01, 2020

Kim Jong Un did not follow through on warnings about a harder line nuclear stance. Analysts say North Korea may be waiting to gauge President Trump's political prospects in 2020.

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Kim Jong Un Says North Korea No Longer Bound By Testing Moratorium

Wednesday, January 01, 2020

The North Korean leader made his remarks to a session of the ruling Workers Party Central Committee. He accused the U.S. of failing to reciprocate the North's diplomatic gestures.

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North Korea's Kim Jong Un Says He Is No Longer Bound By Nuclear Missile Moratorium

Tuesday, December 31, 2019

He stopped short of saying he was breaking off nuclear negotiations with the U.S. President Trump has repeatedly touted the testing moratorium as a political victory.

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Kim Jong Un Warns North Korea Will Introduce A New Strategic Weapon Soon

Tuesday, December 31, 2019

North Korea vowed to introduce a new strategic weapon as Kim Jong Un prepared to deliver his New Year's address to the country.

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North Korea To Open Tourist Resort, But Experts Think It Will Be A Waste Of Money

Monday, December 30, 2019

North Korea is planning to open a world-class tourist resort on its southeast coast next year, to prove it can thrive under sanctions. Experts predict it will be a huge waste of money.

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Why Japanese Fathers Don't Take Paternity Leave

Sunday, December 29, 2019

Japan is trying to get more men to take paternity leave in order to address the country's aging population and shrinking workforce. Despite being guaranteed a year of leave, only 6% take it.

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'Feeling Like We Belong': U.S. Adoptees Return To South Korea To Trace Their Roots

Friday, December 27, 2019

South Korea was once the largest source of children for international adoptions. Now some adoptees are building ties with birth family members. Critics say South Korean adoption laws need improvement.

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Some Adoptees Are Returning To South Korea To Trace Their Roots And Reconnect

Thursday, December 26, 2019

South Korea was first and the largest source of children for international adoptions, with the U.S. as their chief destination. Now, some adoptees are returning to South Korea to trace their roots.

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News Brief: North Korea Threat, Notre Dame Closed For Christmas

Wednesday, December 25, 2019

President Trump downplayed North Korea's threat of a "Christmas present" if the U.S. doesn't roll back economic sanctions by the end of the year. Also, Notre Dame won't hold a Christmas mass.

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Trump Downplays Threat Of 'Gift' From North Korea

Wednesday, December 25, 2019

North Korea threatened the U.S. with a "Christmas gift" should Washington not ease sanctions by the end of the year. The cryptic threat opened the door for speculation.

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Japan's Cherry Blossom Party Grows Into A Political Scandal For Prime Minister

Wednesday, December 04, 2019

Since 1952, the cherry blossom party has given Japan's well-connected a chance to rub elbows with national leaders. This year's gala has blossomed into a political scandal for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

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North Korea To End Negotiations If U.S. Doesn't Offer Concessions By Year's End

Friday, November 22, 2019

North Korea has said that the U.S. has until the end of this year to offer Pyongyang concessions, or the North says it will quit negotiations and adopt a new strategy.

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