Asia Minute

Reports on Asia from HPR's News Director Bill Dorman

China, India to Resume Military Exercises

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A development in Asia this week is certain to capture the attention of U.S. military officials here in Hawaii. Two Asian nuclear powers have agreed to hold military drills in a region watched closely by the U.S. Pacific Command. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.

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Asian Tablet Computer Users Report Neck Pain

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If you are one of the millions of Americans who use a tablet computer, you may want to be careful how you use it. According to a series of reports from Asia to the United States, health issues related to the computers are rising. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.

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Southeast Asian Economies Growing

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America’s top trade official is spending this Labor Day in Vietnam. It’s part of an extended trip to Southeast Asia and underlines the growing trade ties between the region and the United States. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.

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Chinese Company Becoming Global Theater King

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If you’re thinking about watching a movie this weekend, you’ll be joining millions of other Americans at theaters across the country. The second-largest movie chain in the United States will soon have a Chinese owner. The $2.5 billion deal is set to close within days. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.

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Samsung’s Next Challenge

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It’s been less than a week since Apple won a billion dollar patent suit against Samsung. Apple is now trying to halt sales of certain Samsung phones in the U.S. market. And Samsung is taking some next steps of its own. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.

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