Asia Minute

Reports on Asia from HPR's News Director Bill Dorman

Golf’s Academic Appeal Grows in China

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This weekend, the Hawaii Tourism Authority is sponsoring the Pacific Links Hawaii Golf Championship at the Kapolei Golf Course. The PGA Champions event will be broadcast in China. That’s a country where golf is not only gaining popularity as a sport, but also as a course of study at universities. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.

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India’s Hospital Security Challenge

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Violence in hospitals is a growing problem in many parts of the world. In one Asian country, a major hospital has taken an unusual step to fight the trend. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today's Asia Minute.

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China University Admissions Easier for Boys

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Young women in China face a number of challenges. And now, a new report shows it’s getting harder for them to get into universities—through no fault of their own. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.

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Clinton’s Asian Travels

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It’s been a big week for the Democratic Party, as the national convention has dominated headlines. But a key member of the Obama administration was thousands of miles away—working on projects in Asia. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.

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Japan to Help with Tsunami Debris

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Government officials in Japan are putting together a plan to help with the cleanup of debris from last year’s tsunami. Details are still being put together, but officials say they want to pay back the support they received from many areas—including Hawaii. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.

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