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K. Shobha (left) and K. Krishna stand beside a portrait of their daughter, Kasarla Rishitha Reddy, who was among those killed in the Beas River flood. (Tom Lasseter/Bloomberg)

Photo of the Day: Neon Sensory Overload in Japan

Neon lights and bright colors assail the senses at Robot Restaurant in Tokyo, Japan on May 14, 2015. (Daniel Galleguillos/Flickr)
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Neon lights and bright colors assail the senses at Robot Restaurant in Tokyo, Japan on May 14, 2015. (Daniel Galleguillos/Flickr)

#TBT: Bill Clinton Speaks at Asia Society's Annual Dinner in 2003

2003 Osborn Elliott Prize winner Elisabeth Rosenthal (L) with, from left, Joe Klein, former Asia Society Chairman Richard Holbrooke and President Bill Clinton. (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: Bill Clinton speaks at Asia Society's Annual Dinner in 2003.

Interview: Andrew Lam, From Heartbroken Vietnamese Refugee to Best-Selling Author

Vietnamese American author Andrew Lam. (Andrew Lam)
ArtsCurrent Affairs

Vietnamese American author recounts how he forced himself to confront the carnage, heartbreak, and marginalization of his childhood through writing.

Photo of the Day: Tiny Mao Statues in China

Tiny souvenir statues of Mao and others on sale at the Dongtai Lu Antique Market in Shanghai, China on April 19, 2015. (Joan Campderros-i-Canas/Flickr)
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Tiny souvenir statues of Mao and others on sale at the Dongtai Lu Antique Market in Shanghai, China on April 19, 2015. (Joan Campderros-i-Canas/Flickr)

Interview: Harry Shum, Jr. on Demanding Roles and 'Being Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable'

Harry Shum, Jr. (Toby Canham/Getty Images)
Arts

Harry Shum, Jr. discusses his "most complex character" yet in the upcoming Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon sequel.

Video: California Bathhouse Preserves a Japanese American Legacy

The Miyazaki Bathhouse. (Eugene Phillips)
Current Affairs

A short film recalls the Japanese American legacy on the West Coast and how the Miyazaki Bathhouse seeks to preserve and build upon it.

Photo of the Day: A Lotus Flower in Singapore

A lone lotus flower peeks through green lily pads in Singapore on April 18, 2015. (Mark Meng/Flickr)
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A lone lotus flower peeks through green lily pads in Singapore on April 18, 2015. (Mark Meng/Flickr)

Opinion: What the Senate's Latest Vote Reveals About Its Stance on Trade

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) turns away after a news conference at the Capitol May 19, 2015 in Washington, DC. The legislators held a news conference with small business owners from Ohio, Wisconsin and Kentucky to discuss trade and
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America’s trade partners exhaled a collective sigh of relief last week with the Senate's approval of Trade Promotion Authority.

Interview: Hines Ward on Steeler Nation, South Korea, and the 'Mount Rushmore' of Broadcasting

Hines Ward. (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
Current AffairsLifestyle

Hines Ward on his first return to South Korea in 2006: "It made me really proud of my Korean side and I am still grateful to the Korean people for their continued support and love."

Kevin Rudd: U.S., China, and India Must Lead Together for a Climate Deal in Paris

A Haussmannian-style building next to the Eiffel tower in Paris. (Bertrand Guay/Getty Images)
Current AffairsPolicy

“The United Nations conference in Paris this December is the next opportunity for leaders of the world’s biggest economies to show real leadership” on climate change, writes the Asia Society Policy Institute President in the New York Times.