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'Bridge Builder' Vishakha Desai Featured in Singapore's Business Times

Asia Society President Vishakha Desai.
Lifestyle

Vishaka N. Desai explains what sets Asia Society above and apart from other groups trying to deepen ties between Asia and the United States.

Photo of the Day: Bras for a Cause

Lifestyle

In three weeks, 10,000 bras were donated.

A 'Nation of Wusses' vs. a Rising China?

Author and <i>New York Times</i> columnist Thomas Friedman appears on AsiaSociety.org on January 10 at 7:00 pm ET.
Lifestyle

Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell says the US has "become a nation of wusses," and "the Chinese are kicking our butt in everything."

Photo of the Day: Stargazing

Lifestyle

The first solar eclipse of 2011 covered the sun by 30 percent and could be seen in many parts of the world. 

Photo of the Day: Welcoming 2011

Lifestyle

Fireworks light up Sydney Harbour New Year's Eve January 1, 2010.

Onions: Causing More Damage Than Just Watery Eyes

Indian traders check the quality of onions at the Agricultural Produce Market Committee (APMC) in Ahmedabad on December 21, 2010. India suspended exports of onions, a key food staple, after prices of the vegetable soared, adding to the government's inflation woes. (Sam Panthaky/AFP/Getty Images)
Lifestyle

A shortage of onions in India may cause more harm than just hunger.

Photo of the Day: Gearing Up for Winter in Kashmir

Lifestyle

A winter scene on the outskirts of Srinagar.

Researchers Don Costumes to Reintroduce Pandas to the Wild

Lifestyle

Giant Panda conservationists hope costumes will fool cubs.

Asia21 Fellow: 'Let's Talk'

Lifestyle

Asia Society's 5th annual Asia 21 Young Leaders Summit took place last weekend at the InterContinental Hotel in Jakarta, and brought together over 150 young leaders from 26 countries in the Asia-Pacific region.

An Empty Chair in Oslo

The empty chair with a diploma and medal that should have been awarded to this year's Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo stands in Oslo City Hall on December 10, 2010. (Junge, Heiko/AFP/Getty Images)
Lifestyle

Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo’s empty chair shown around the world but not in China.