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

Tensions Continue Over Disputed Islands In South China Sea

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First-graders take soccer class at the Nandulehe Elementary School in suburban Beijing. The school is one of 20,000 that's launching a national soccer curriculum in the next five years. It's part of a government plan to raise China's soccer skills and eventually, China's leaders hope, host and win a World Cup. Anthony Kuhn/NPR hide caption

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China Kicks Off 'Great Leap Forward' On The Soccer Field

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U.S. Charges 6 Chinese Nationals With Stealing Tech Secrets

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Tensions In South China Sea Loom Over Kerry Visit

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U.S. Raises Opposition To China's Moves In South China Sea

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Not exactly what that's for: Two tourists climb on a statue in Huayin, China, near Huashan, or Mount Hua, a famed tourist destination, in May 2013. ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images hide caption

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For Chinese Tourists Behaving Badly, A Government Blacklist

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China Promises $46 Billion To Pave The Way For A Brand New Silk Road

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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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