A massive earthquake measuring 8.9 on the Richter scale struck off the coast of Japan on Friday, March 11.
Note: The following story was published on MediaStorm by Asia Society Producer Shreeya Sinha, who reported, shot video, and field-produced 'Undesired' by photographer Walter Astrada, winner of the 68th Pictures of the Year International for Multimedia Issue Reporting.
At a maximum-security prison outside of Birmingham, Vipassana meditation has been introduced to inmates to dramatic results.
Planning a trip to China? New Yorker correspondent and Asia Society award winner Evan Osnos recommends the best five books for the discerning traveler—from our friends at The Browser.
One of Southeast Asia's biggest rock stars, Nazril ''Ariel'' Irham, was sentenced to three and a half years in jail and fined US $27,692 on Monday, over personal sex videos.
On Australia's National Day, big parties, controversy and a demand of for a birth certificate.
India celebrated its 62nd Republic Day in New Delhi on January 26, 2011.
Local residents take cover as they and the demolition crew throw stones at each other during the demolition of shanty homes in San Juan City, east of Manila on January 25, 2011.
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