Anthony Kuhn International Correspondent Anthony Kuhn is currently based in Beijing, China.

A forest worker fells palm trees on an illegal palm oil plantation in the province of Aceh, Indonesia. Anthony Kuhn/NPR hide caption

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Palm Oil Plantations Are Blamed For Many Evils. But Change Is Coming

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Chinese Women's Rights Activists Released From Jail

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Best-selling author Liu Cixin's science fiction books are breaking new ground in China's literary world. Anthony Kuhn/NPR hide caption

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Cultural Revolution-Meets-Aliens: Chinese Writer Takes On Sci-Fi

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China's 'Barefoot Lawyer' And His Great Escape

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With the Xi Jinping app, you can read about the Chinese president's love of soccer and his recipe for progress in reform, economic development, rule of law and party governance. Anthony Kuhn/NPR hide caption

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The crowd cheers as Singapore's former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew (center) arrives at the Marina Bay Floating Platform for the annual National Day Parade celebrations in Singapore on Aug. 9, 2012. Calvin Wong/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Founding Father Of Modern Singapore, Lee Kuan Yew, Dies At 91

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Renewed Fighting Creates Setback For Myanmar's Efforts To End Civil War

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A baby orangutan wearing a diaper swings through the trees at the Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Program outside Medan, capital of Indonesia's North Sumatra province. The program takes mostly orphaned orangutans, nurses them back to health and releases them back into the wild. Anthony Kuhn/NPR hide caption

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As Palm Oil Farms Expand, It's A Race To Save Indonesia's Orangutans

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Journalist Chai Jing used $160,000 of her own money to produce a documentary on China's air pollution problem. Screenshot/Under the Dome hide caption

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The Anti-Pollution Documentary That's Taken China By Storm

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Indonesia's New President Runs Into Political Challenges

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Indonesian Authorities Worried About Return Of Islamic Radicals

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Indonesian President Joko Widodo inspects an honor guard during a visit to Manila, Philippines, on Feb. 9. Widodo's supporters see him as very different from the strongmen who have long run Indonesia. But he has dismayed some of his backers with his strong support of the death penalty. Jay Directo/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Indonesia's President: Fan Of Megadeth, Defender Of Death Penalty

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Comedian Jesse Appell performs at a club in Beijing. Appell won a scholarship in 2012 to study comedy in China and has been performing on the country's small but growing stand-up comedy circuit. Anthony Kuhn/NPR hide caption

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So An American Comic Walks Into A Chinese Bar ...

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Senior citizens eat dinner in the unheated dining room of their government-funded retirement home in rapidly aging Juegang Township, Rudong County, in eastern China's Jiangsu province. Just a few years ago, the town had only one such facility; now it has five. Anthony Kuhn/NPR hide caption

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One County Provides Preview Of China's Looming Aging Crisis

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