Bill Dorman

News reports from HPR's News Director, Bill Dorman

Asia Minute: June 8, 2011

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It's a fact of life around the world: high school kids get frustrated. Teachers and school administrators are always looking for a better idea when it comes to helping ease those frustrations. And one high school in eastern China is trying something new. HPR's Bill Dorman explains in today's Asia Minute.

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Asia Minute: June 7, 2011

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The coral in the Pacific Ocean may be facing a new threat. It comes from mining operations - and it's on the agenda of an international meeting this week in Fiji. HPR's Bill Dorman has more in today's Asia Minute.

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Asia Minute: June 6, 2011

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Reconstruction efforts in northern Japan may get a boost from solar energy. A new kind of panel may increase the amount of power households and businesses are able to use. HPR's Bill Dorman has more in today's Asia Minute.

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Asia Minute: June 3, 2011

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Pro basketball fans will be spending part of their weekend watching the Miami Heat and the Dallas Mavericks battle it out in the NBA finals. And it's not only a domestic event. The popularity of the NBA in China has skyrocketed in recent years. And league officials now are hoping to repeat that success in India. HPR's Bill Dorman has more in today's Asia Minute.

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Asia Minute: June 2, 2011

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Social media has proven to be very popular with members of the U.S. military and their families. It's a convenient way to stay in touch and to keep connections with distant loved ones. But not in china. HPR's Bill Dorman has more in today's Asia Minute.

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