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U.S. Secretary of Treasury Jacob Lew speaks at Asia Society Northern California on March 31, 2015 in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Video: Blaine Harden Discusses Retractions by North Korean Prison Camp Survivor Shin Dong-hyuk

North Korean defector Shin Dong-hyuk (R) and author Blaine Harden (L) meet with former President George W. Bush in 2013. (Flickr/Freddy Ford)
Current Affairs

The author of Escape from Camp 14 addresses recent revelations that the North Korean defector depicted in his book lied about some details of his story.

Photo of the Day: Waves of Sand in the Philippines

Waves of white sand embody the wonders of nature in Bohol, the Philippines on March 9, 2015. (Ilya/Flickr)
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Waves of white sand embody the wonders of nature in Bohol, the Philippines on March 9, 2015. (Ilya/Flickr)

Interview: In Yangon, Photographer Andrew Rowat Finds a 'Future Yet Unwritten'

Yangon's Sule Pagoda at dusk as seen from Trader's Hotel (now the
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In his new project Collision Yangon, lensman Andrew Rowat captures Myanmar's transition through its now-vulnerable architectural heritage.

Photo of the Day: Watchful Eyes in Bangladesh

A toddler looks up at a vibrantly painted mural in Dhaka, Bangladesh on March 10, 2015. (Zamil Ul Hasan/Flickr)
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A toddler looks up at a vibrantly painted mural in Dhaka, Bangladesh on March 10, 2015. (Zamil Ul Hasan/Flickr)

Weekly Rewind: An Armed Tour Bus in Karachi, China's 'Magic Bunny,' and the Private Side of Lee Kuan Yew

A family pays tribute at Tanjong Pagar Community Club in Singapore following the passing of former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew on March 23, 2015. (Suhaimi Abdullah/Getty Images)
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Our latest roundup of some of the best writing and multimedia on Asia you may have missed in the past seven days.

Orville Schell Remembers Lee Kuan Yew and His 'Alternative to the Messiness of Liberal Democracy'

Hospital staff mourn the passing of former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew outside the Singapore General Hospital on March 23, 2015. (Suhaimi Abdullah/Getty Images)
Current Affairs

Writing in the Wall Street Journal, Asia Society's Orville Schell describes how Singapore's founding father both forged a country and influenced much of the rest of Asia.

Photo of the Day: Charging Onward in Hong Kong

High-speed traffic against the backdrop of artificial lights reflects the spirit of urbanization in Hong Kong on March 10, 2015. (ckti80/Flickr)
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High-speed traffic against the backdrop of artificial lights reflects the spirit of urbanization in Hong Kong on March 10, 2015. (ckti80/Flickr)

Ahead of Asia Society Texas Center Exhibition, a Brief History of Chinese American Immigration

Chinese immigrant and new American citizen Yi Shu holds back tears after taking the oath of citizenship at a naturalization ceremony on April 9, 2013 in New York City. (John Moore/Getty Images)
ArtsPolicy

The Other Side: Chinese and Mexican Immigration to America opens this weekend at Asia Society Texas Center. In anticipation of the opening, here's a look at the history of Chinese immigration the U.S.

Photo of the Day: A Tranquil Sunset in the Philippines

A lone boat rests peacefully on still water against the setting sun in Bohol, Philippines on March 10, 2015. (Ilya/Flickr)
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A lone boat rests peacefully on still water against the setting sun in Bohol, Philippines on March 10, 2015. (Ilya/Flickr)

#TBT: Tibetan Dance Troupe Rides New York Subway

Tibetan dance troupe rides New York subway in 1987 (Barry Bryant/Samaya Foundation)
Arts

Each week, we'll reach into Asia Society's archives to find a photo from the organization's nearly 60-year history. This week: a Tibetan dance troupe tours NYC by subway in 1987.