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Blog Posts by Jeff Tompkins

Vivien Stewart: 'Reason to Be Worried' on US Education

Asia Society Senior Adviser for Education Vivien Stewart.
Education

Asia Society Senior Adviser for Education Vivien Stewart argues that the US "has reason to be worried."

Asia Society Fellows Provide 'The Takeaway' on Hu's Visit

US President Barack Obama stands with Chinese President Hu Jintao (L) during a State Arrival ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC, on Jan. 19, 2011. (Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images)
Policy

Simon Tay and Shen Dingli offer public radio some background on what's unfolding in Washington. 

Photo of the Day: Sack Time at the Office

Lifestyle

A laborer in Hyderabad does what we'd all like to do on the job. 

Photo of the Day: Self-Portrait with Monument

Policy

A Chinese security guard stationed on the Great Wall looks his best before a visit by US Secretary of Defense Robert Gates. 

'Bridge Builder' Vishakha Desai Featured in Singapore's Business Times

Asia Society President Vishakha Desai.
Lifestyle

Vishaka N. Desai explains what sets Asia Society above and apart from other groups trying to deepen ties between Asia and the United States.

A 'Nation of Wusses' vs. a Rising China?

Author and <i>New York Times</i> columnist Thomas Friedman appears on AsiaSociety.org on January 10 at 7:00 pm ET.
Lifestyle

Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell says the US has "become a nation of wusses," and "the Chinese are kicking our butt in everything."

Asia21 Fellow: 'Let's Talk'

Lifestyle

Asia Society's 5th annual Asia 21 Young Leaders Summit took place last weekend at the InterContinental Hotel in Jakarta, and brought together over 150 young leaders from 26 countries in the Asia-Pacific region.

Nara Photo Contest: We Have a Winner!

Lifestyle

In celebration of the Asia Society Museum exhibition Yoshitomo Nara: Nobody's Fool, Asia Society conducted an exciting Flickr photo contest earlier this fall.

Vishakha Desai: 'The US Must Learn from Asia'

Hong Kong schoolgirls attend a job fair for graduating students. Hong Kong's school system ranked second in the new PISA survey. (Peter Parks/AFP/Getty Images)
Education

The rise of education in Asia is no accident, Asia Society President explains.

Charles Armstrong on China and the 'Spoiled Child'

Policy

A key revelation to emerge from last week's WikiLeaks dump of US diplomatic cables is that China's attitude towards North Korea is far more nuanced and unpredictable than its official stance suggests.