Asia Minute

Reports on Asia from HPR's News Director Bill Dorman

In Taiwan, Trade Dog Waste for a Lottery Ticket

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Hawaii residents are always looking for ideas about protecting and cleaning up the environment. There may be a lesson from a group in Taiwan that’s taken a different approach to a problem that’s especially familiar to dog owners. HPR’s Bill Dorman explains in today’s Asia Minute.

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Luxury Car Pile-Up Results in Minor Injuries, Major Costs

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There are more than half a dozen classic car clubs across Hawaii, from Kapolei to Kahului. And there’s a lesson for all those members from another club in Japan: Drive carefully. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.

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U.S. to Investigate China's Pricing of Solar Panels

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The new work week begins with a trade dispute related to a growing part of Hawaii's economy. The case involves alternative energy, the United States and China. HPR's Bill Dorman has more in today's Asia Minute.

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Clinton Visits Myanmar and Nobel Laureate Suu Kyi

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Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is in Myanmar, the southeast Asian nation formerly known as Burma. It’s been more than 50 years since a U.S. Secretary of State has visited that country, and this week will mark Clinton’s first meeting with one of the best-known opposition figures in Asia. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.

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China Corners Market on Christmas Decorations

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Christmas decorations are up in many locations around the islands---and we’re certain to see more of them as the holiday approaches. Most of those decorations are made in China, where 2011 has already turned into a profitable season. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.

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