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The view from the Presidential Palace in Astana, Kazakhstan. (Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images)

Photo of the Day: Rice Field in Vietnam

People are seen working in rice fields in Sapa, Vietnam on April 20, 2015. (Antonio Cinotti/Flickr)
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People are seen working in rice fields in Sapa, Vietnam on April 20, 2015. (Antonio Cinotti/Flickr)

Slideshow: Bicycling, Photography, and How to Travel the World in 1891

A hired guard helps William Sachtleben carry his bicycle and gear across a stream in Turkey, May 26, 1891, Collection of the UCLA Library Special Collections
ArtsMultimedia

Traveling this summer? Consider drawing inspiration from the story of William Sachtleben and Thomas Allen, Jr., whose epic post-college journey helped introduce cycling and photography to mainstream America.

Photo of the Day: Clear Blue Waters in Maldives

An underwater photo of Fihalhohi island and surrounding lagoons in the Maldives on May 25, 2015. (m2onen/Flickr)
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An underwater photo of Fihalhohi island and surrounding lagoons in the Maldivs on May 25, 2015. (m2onen/Flickr)

#TBT: Chinese President Jiang Zemin Meets Henry Kissinger and David Rockefeller in 1995

(L to R) Jiang Zemin, Henry Kissinger, and David Rockefeller meet at a 1995 Asia Society conference in New York. (Elsa Ruiz/Asia Society)
Current Affairs

Each week, we'll reach into Asia Society's archives to find a photo from the organization's nearly 60-year history. This week: When a 1995 Asia Society conference brought three political and corporate titans together.

Photo of the Day: A Crumbling Castle in Afghanistan

A view of a castle ruins in the mountains in Afghanistan on April 8, 2015. (Josh Zakary/Flickr)
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A view of a castle ruins in the mountains in Bamian, Afghanistan on April 8, 2015. (Josh Zakary/Flickr)

Video: Kevin Rudd on Why Conflict Between the US and China Remains Unlikely

Asia Society Policy Institute President Kevin Rudd joins host Fareed Zakaria on CNN's GPS, July 26, 2015. (Jinq Qian/Asia Society)
Current AffairsPolicy

On CNN’s “Fareed Zakaria GPS,” the Asia Society Policy Institute President argues that the U.S. and China have no interest in regional conflict and refutes the “China collapse-ism” theory.

Video: 'Smacking Horse Butt' and Untangling China's Most Colorful Slang

The Great LOL of China episode 7: Chinese Slang
Education

In the seventh episode of The Great LOL of China comedy series, students learn that Chinese words often aren't quite what they appear to be.

Photo of the Day: Floating Homes in Cambodia

People are seen at their floating homes on Tonle Sap Lake in Cambodia on April 2, 2015 (Kaley Portier/Flickr).
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People are seen at their floating homes on Tonle Sap Lake in Cambodia on April 2, 2015. (Kaley Portier/Flickr).

Interview: Why It's Hard to 'Change Mindsets' on Environmental Protection Among India's Elites

Dr. Rashneh Pardiwala. (Alexis Agliano Sanborn/Asia Society)
Sustainability

Dr. Rashneh Pardiwala discusses how she's helping push environmental research and education amid India's dire need for a sustainable mindset.

Photo of the Day: Glistening Tea Fields in South Korea

A beautiful view is seen from the Boseong, South Korea green tea fields on June 6, 2015. (Quan H. Kim/Flickr)
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A beautiful view is seen from the Boseong, South Korea green tea fields on June 6, 2015 (Quan H. Kim/Flickr).