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Photo of the Day: Welcoming 2011


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)

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

Photo of the Day: Gearing Up for Winter in Kashmir


A winter scene on the outskirts of Srinagar.

Researchers Don Costumes to Reintroduce Pandas to the Wild


Giant Panda conservationists hope costumes will fool cubs.

Asia21 Fellow: 'Let's Talk'


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)

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

Warm Up With Ramen

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There's nothing like a hot bowl of ramen on a cold day.

A Paean to Paan

An Indian shopkeeper arranges <i>paan</i> (betel nut products) in silver foils at his roadside shop in New Delhi, India. (Manan Vatsyayana/AFP/Getty Images)

One man details his love for the uniquely South Asian product, now readily available in Manhattan.

Nara Photo Contest: We Have a Winner!


In celebration of the Asia Society Museum exhibition Yoshitomo Nara: Nobody's Fool, Asia Society conducted an exciting Flickr photo contest earlier this fall.

Are Stereotypes in the Media Funny or Just Distasteful?

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When it comes to stereotypes, are we more politically correct for some communities and less for others? What's funny and what's just inappropriate?