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    • South Korea’s President Once Decried Powerful Tycoons. Now He Needs Them to Woo Pyongyang.

    • By: Simon Denyer
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    SEOUL — South Korean President Moon Jae-in rode to power last year on a wave of anger over corruption and collusion between the nation’s political elite and the huge family-run conglomerates that dominate the economy.

    "South Korea’s President Once Decried Powerful Tycoons. Now He Needs Them to Woo Pyongyang." is from the December 08, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Simon Denyer and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Japan Cybersecurity Minister Who Doesn’t Use Computers Now Admits He Doesn’t Get Cybersecurity Either

    • By: Simon Denyer
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
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    TOKYO — Japan’s cybersecurity minister, who gained global notoriety last week when he said he doesn’t use a computer, has now admitted he’s not that familiar with the whole cybersecurity field either.

    "Japan Cybersecurity Minister Who Doesn’t Use Computers Now Admits He Doesn’t Get Cybersecurity Either" is from the November 23, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Simon Denyer and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • China's Plan to Organize Its Society Relies on 'Big Data' to Rate Everyone

    • By: Simon Denyer
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 10 mins
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    Imagine a world where an authoritarian government monitors everything you do, amasses huge amounts of data on almost every interaction you make, and awards you a single score that measures how “trustworthy” you are.

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    • Catholics Warn of Church Schism If Vatican Makes a Deal with China

    • By: Simon Denyer
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
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    A group of influential Catholics published an open letter Monday to express their shock and disappointment about a report that the Vatican could soon reach a deal with the Chinese government, warning that it could create a schism in the church in China.

    "Catholics Warn of Church Schism If Vatican Makes a Deal with China" is from the February 12, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Simon Denyer and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Mongolia’s Nomadic Way of Life Threatened by Climate Change, Neglect, Modernity

    • By: Simon Denyer
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
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    ALTANBULAG, Mongolia — It was another harsh winter on the central Mongolian steppe, with temperatures dropping to nearly 50 below zero Fahrenheit and thick snow covering the rolling grasslands. More than a million cattle, sheep and goats, already weakened by a dry summer, died, while nomads’ precious horses froze to death on their feet.

    "Mongolia’s Nomadic Way of Life Threatened by Climate Change, Neglect, Modernity" is from the July 08, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Simon Denyer and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Along the New Silk Road, a City Built on Sand Is a Monument to China's Problems

    • By: Simon Denyer
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
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    "Along the New Silk Road, a City Built on Sand Is a Monument to China's Problems" is from the May 29, 2016 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Simon Denyer and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Possible Deal Between Vatican and China Alarms Many Catholics

    • By: Simon Denyer
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Reports that the Vatican and China have reached an agreement on appointing bishops have been greeted with consternation by many Catholics in China and Taiwan, concerned that the pope is appeasing a government that routinely persecutes people for their faith.

    "Possible Deal Between Vatican and China Alarms Many Catholics" is from the February 02, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Simon Denyer and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • Tensions Rise over Taiwan Strait as U.S. and China Harden Positions

    • By: Simon Denyer
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    TAIPEI — As President Trump battles it out with China over trade and the mood in Washington sours toward Beijing, there is a growing fear that Taiwan will end up suffering the consequences.

    "Tensions Rise over Taiwan Strait as U.S. and China Harden Positions" is from the April 09, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Simon Denyer and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Japan Wakes up to Exploitation of Foreign Workers as Immigration Debate Rages

    • By: Simon Denyer, Akiko Kashiwagi
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 9 mins
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    GIFU, Japan — Twenty-seven-year-old War Nu left her village in central Myanmar at the end of last year bound for Japan. She had borrowed nearly $3,000 to pay an agent for a job in the garments industry here, lured not only by the offer of much higher wages but also by the chance to learn new skills in a country known for its advanced technology.

    "Japan Wakes up to Exploitation of Foreign Workers as Immigration Debate Rages" is from the November 21, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Simon Denyer and Akiko Kashiwagi and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • New South Korean Court Ruling Angers Japan, Deepening Crisis Between America’s Closest Pacific Allies

    • By: Simon Denyer
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    TOKYO — Rulings by South Korea’s Supreme Court over the issue of forced labor during Japanese colonial rule 70 years ago have plunged relations between the United States’ two closest allies in Asia into crisis.

    "New South Korean Court Ruling Angers Japan, Deepening Crisis Between America’s Closest Pacific Allies" is from the November 29, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Simon Denyer and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Good News for Africa’s Elephants: China Is Losing Its Taste for Ivory

    • By: Simon Denyer
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
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    A new report shows the price of ivory in China is plummeting as the government closes down factories.

    "Good News for Africa’s Elephants: China Is Losing Its Taste for Ivory" is from the March 29, 2017 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Simon Denyer and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • North Korea Tells Washington to Back off Human Rights Criticism

    • By: Simon Denyer
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
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    TOKYO — North Korea’s appalling human rights record has become the latest barrier to a rapprochement between Pyongyang and Washington.

    "North Korea Tells Washington to Back off Human Rights Criticism" is from the November 28, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Simon Denyer and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • South Korean Megachurch Pastor Sentenced to 15 Years for Raping Women ‘on God’s Orders’

    • By: Simon Denyer
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
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    TOKYO — The leader of a South Korean megachurch, Jaerock Lee, was sentenced to 15 years in prison Thursday for raping eight female followers after telling them he was carrying out “an order from God.”

    "South Korean Megachurch Pastor Sentenced to 15 Years for Raping Women ‘on God’s Orders’" is from the November 22, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Simon Denyer and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Nissan Says Chairman Carlos Ghosn Arrested for Financial Misconduct

    • By: Simon Denyer
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
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    YOKOHAMA, Japan — Nissan said Monday that chairman Carlos Ghosn has been arrested and will be dismissed after the Japanese automaker uncovered “significant acts of misconduct,” including underreporting his own salary and using company assets for his personal benefit. 

    "Nissan Says Chairman Carlos Ghosn Arrested for Financial Misconduct" is from the November 19, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Simon Denyer and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • Why Chinese Companies Are Dumping Bikes in Cities Around the World

    • By: Simon Denyer
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 9 mins
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    To rent a bike in China, all it takes is a phone app, and any of the millions of bicycles scattered on sidewalks everywhere can be yours. No bike stand. No drop-off point. You scan a code, you ride, you leave and lock the bike wherever and whenever you’re done.

    "Why Chinese Companies Are Dumping Bikes in Cities Around the World" is from the August 31, 2017 Asia & Pacific section of The Washington Post. It was written by Simon Denyer and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • China Accuses Cadres of Disloyalty, Supporting Terrorism, Islam, the Dalai Lama

    • By: Simon Denyer
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "China Accuses Cadres of Disloyalty, Supporting Terrorism, Islam, the Dalai Lama" is from the Around the World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Simon Denyer and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • In China, Big Brother Isn't Just Watching Your Every Move. He May Be Selling Your Personal Data.

    • By: Simon Denyer
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    Sometimes living in China feels like dystopia has already arrived. As thick clouds of choking smog envelop the Chinese capital this week, more bad news has emerged to make life here feel even more like a grim science fiction movie.

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    • Thousands of Vietnamese, Including Offspring of U.S. Troops, Could Be Deported Under Tough Trump Policy

    • By: Simon Denyer
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 10 mins
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    Robert Huynh is the son of an American serviceman, although he never knew his father. His mother is Vietnamese, and he was conceived during the Vietnam War. In 1984, nine years after the last American troops left the country, 14-year-old Huynh moved to Louisville with his mother, half brother and half sisters under a U.S. government program to bring Amerasians and others to the United States. 

    "Thousands of Vietnamese, Including Offspring of U.S. Troops, Could Be Deported Under Tough Trump Policy" is from the August 31, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Simon Denyer and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • With a Dash of Putin and an Echo of Mao, China’s Xi Sets Himself up to Rule for Life

    • By: Simon Denyer
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    China’s Communist Party is to abolish a two-term limit on the presidency, state media announced, potentially opening the door for Xi to rule for life.

    "With a Dash of Putin and an Echo of Mao, China’s Xi Sets Himself up to Rule for Life" is from the February 26, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Simon Denyer and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Is Trump Ready for War in the South China Sea, or Is His Team Just Not Being Clear?

    • By: Simon Denyer
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    On Monday, new White House spokesman Sean Spicer said the United States would prevent China from taking over territory in international waters in the South China Sea.

    "Is Trump Ready for War in the South China Sea, or Is His Team Just Not Being Clear?" is from the January 24, 2017 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Simon Denyer and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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