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Category: Current Affairs

Asia Abridged Podcast: India's Missing Women Workers

An Indian labourer works at a brick factory near Allahabad on April 30, 2017. (Sanjay Kanojia/AFP/Getty Images)
Current Affairs

The award-winning journalist Ellen Barry explores why so many Indian women are dropping from the workforce. 

The Death of a Dissident: ChinaFile on Liu Xiaobo

Liu Xiaobo, the Chinese dissident who died Thursday, was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in absentia in Oslo, Norway, in 2010. (Berit Roald/AFP/Getty Images)
Current Affairs

Essays and reflections on the Nobel Peace laureate, who died Thursday at the age of 61.

Asia In-Depth Podcast: How North Korea Is Already Changing From the Inside

A group of North Korean teenagers clap as they watch a performance in Pyongyang. (Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty)
Current Affairs

How a great famine gave birth to a young generation that's changing North Korea from the inside.

Does Trump's Presidency Mean Australia Needs a 'Plan B' — Toward China?

Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) shakes hands with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull before their meeting at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing on April 15, 2016. (Kenzaburo Fukuhama/AFP/Getty Images)
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A series of essays explores the increasingly crucial relationship between Canberra and Asia.

Growing Up Asian, Gay, and Religious

Jeff Chu reading at the Linen Building for Storyfort during Treefort Music Fest (Matthew Wordell)
Current Affairs

Jeff Chu: “I'm not just gay, I'm also Chinese. I'm not just Chinese, I'm also Christian.”

TED's Chris Anderson on Reframing the 'Nationalism vs. Globalism' Debate

Jacqueline Novogratz and Chris Anderson discuss the importance of globalism. (Maria Baranova-Suzuki/Asia Society)
Current Affairs

Chris Anderson: Globalism is more than "big, fat, faceless companies."

Asia Abridged Podcast: The Period of 'Maximum Danger' for the U.S. and China

Chinese soldiers march in formation passed Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City during a military parade on September 3, 2015 in Beijing, China. (Kevin Frayer/Getty)
Current Affairs

In this podcast short, Howard French discusses how history shapes China's territorial ambitions and how that could be a recipe for conflict.

Former CIA Analyst: 'We Are Smoking Something' if We Think North Korea Denuclearization Is Achievable

(L to R) Chung-in Moon, Barbara Demick, Daniel Russell, and Sue Mi Terry speak at Asia Society in New York on June 19, 2017. (Elsa Ruiz/Asia Society)
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Sue Mi Terry says recent meetings with North Korean officials reemphasized the country's commitment to its nuclear weapons program.

35 Years After Vincent Chin's Murder, How Has America Changed?

Vincent Chin
Current Affairs

Asian Americans reflect on the racially motivated 1982 murder of a Chinese American man and its modern day legacy.

Iran's 'Scrupulous' Adherence to the Nuclear Deal Under Trump

(L to R) Gary Samore, Karim Sadjadpour, John Limbert, and Nazee Moinian speak at Asia Society in New York on June 9, 2017. (Elsa Ruiz/Asia Society)
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Experts say keeping the Iran nuclear deal isn't only good for stability in the U.S.-Iran relationship, but also for keeping hardline elements within Iran’s government in check.