China http://kunc.org en China Ends One Notorious Form Of Detention, But Keeps Others http://kunc.org/post/china-ends-one-notorious-form-detention-keeps-others After more than a half-century and the imprisonment of millions of people without trial, China officially moved to abolish its re-education through labor camp system at the end of last year.<p>When the Communist Party makes such sweeping policy statements, it pays to be a little skeptical. Wed, 05 Feb 2014 12:19:00 +0000 Frank Langfitt 53871 at http://kunc.org China Ends One Notorious Form Of Detention, But Keeps Others Deep In China, 'Cowboys' Have Skied For Thousands Of Years http://kunc.org/post/deep-china-cowboys-have-skied-thousands-years The birthplace of skis is under debate, but the ski is believed to be even older than the wheel.<p>"So they're one of the very first forms of transportation," travel writer Mark Jenkins says.<p>Jenkins recently traveled to China, which claims to have invented skis almost 10,000 years ago. Sun, 15 Dec 2013 21:59:00 +0000 52820 at http://kunc.org Deep In China, 'Cowboys' Have Skied For Thousands Of Years China's Military Buildup Reignites Worries In Asia, Beyond http://kunc.org/post/chinas-military-buildup-reignites-worries-asia-beyond China has been building up its military strength for some time now, and pushing ever farther from its coastline and into international waters. The real concern now is for miscalculation — particularly with Japan — that ends up in gunfire.<p>Just six months ago, the Pentagon released its annual report on China's military. Its defense budget was growing. The country was building more stealthy aircraft and submarines. Thu, 05 Dec 2013 08:17:00 +0000 Tom Bowman 52586 at http://kunc.org China's Military Buildup Reignites Worries In Asia, Beyond Hollywood's New Strategy: Supporting Chinese-Made Blockbusters http://kunc.org/post/hollywoods-new-strategy-supporting-chinese-made-blockbusters <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UqZb1bUKJQ0</p> Mon, 25 Nov 2013 07:55:00 +0000 Neda Ulaby 52279 at http://kunc.org Hollywood's New Strategy: Supporting Chinese-Made Blockbusters Desperate Chinese Villagers Turn To Self-Immolation http://kunc.org/post/desperate-chinese-villagers-turn-self-immolation In order to turn China into an urban nation, local governments have demolished tens of millions of homes over the past decade. Wed, 23 Oct 2013 09:19:00 +0000 Frank Langfitt 51098 at http://kunc.org Desperate Chinese Villagers Turn To Self-Immolation