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A 'Very Dangerous Period' For the U.S. and China

China's second aircraft carrier during a launch ceremony at Dalian shipyard on April 26, 2017. (STR/AFP/Getty)
Current Affairs

Howard French describes how economics and demographics make China anxious to gain what it can in the next 10 to 15 years.

Award-Winning Journalist Ellen Barry on India's Missing Women Workers

Former Washington Post Managing Editor Marcus Brauchli presents Ellen Barry with the 2017 Oz Elliott Award prize. (Maria Baranova-Suzuki/Asia Society)
Current Affairs

The New York Times South Asia bureau chief was awarded the 2017 Osborn Elliott Prize for Excellence in Journalism on Asia.

Six Questions for Violinist Anne Akiko Meyers

Anne Akiko Meyers (Lisa-Marie Mazzucco)
Arts

The prolific and popular classical musician discusses her prized instrument, her diverse repertoire, and the importance of a great lunch.

Dwayne Johnson’s Stuntman: ‘I’m Typecast Often and That’s Alright'

China's Athletics System Seeks to Learn from American Sports Culture

Chinese gymnasts pose with their medals at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. (Jonathan Ferrey/Getty)
Current Affairs

Carrie Xu of the Pac-12 describes how Chinese university coaches are learning from their American counterparts.

Podcast: American Universities in China — Free Speech Bastions or Threat to Academic Freedom?

A student walks past the entrance to New York University's Shanghai campus. (Eric Fish/Asia Society)
Current AffairsEducation

Asia In-Depth explores the controversies surrounding American universities like NYU that have established campuses in China.

Why Korean Food Is Having its Moment

(Robert Petrie)
Food & RecipesLifestyle

The chef and restauranteur Sohui Kim explains why the once-neglected Asian cuisine has become so popular around the world.

How China's Past Informs its Push for Power

The South China Sea (C) is seen on a globe for sale at a bookstore in Beijing on June 15, 2016. (Greg Baker/AFP/Getty Images)
Current Affairs

Author Howard French explains why Beijing's behavior in the South China Sea is consistent with how the country has always viewed itself.

Why the Rise of Robots Will Hit Developing Countries Hardest

Welding machine robots assemble automobile bodies at Toyota Motor's Tsutsumi plant. (Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP/Getty Images)
Current Affairs

Automation is eliminating manufacturing jobs around the world — and that may have dangerous side effects in the developing world.

'Everyone Knows That India Is a Hard Place for Women'

Girls arriving in Bangalore in June from rural villages for their new factory jobs. (Andrea Bruce/New York Times)
Current Affairs

The New York Times' Ellen Barry discusses her award-winning work examining why the country's women are dropping out of the labor force.