Worldwide Locations

Worldwide Locations

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A toddler is oblivious of her vast surroundings in Tokyo, Japan on February 21, 2015. (Takashi .M/Flickr)

Video: Serene Yet Formidable, a Kneeling Earth Goddess Wrings Out Her Hair

A new video gives insights into the Earth Goddess (Vasudhara) featured in Asia Sociey Museum's exhibition
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Sylvia Fraser-Lu, guest curator for the Asia Society Museum exhibition Buddhist Art of Myanmar, relates the back story behind a "wonderful, solid, dignified, firmly rooted" Earth Goddess (Vasudhara).

Photos: See Asia Through the Lenses of the World's Leading Photographers

'Crossing the Beautiful Bridge.' Tiu Kelep Waterfall is located in Mount Rinjani National Park. ©Ismail Abdul Mutalib, Indonesia, Shortlist, Travel, Open, 2015 Sony World Photography Awards.
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Take a photographic tour of Asia, featuring shortlisted images from the 2015 Sony World Photography Awards, the world's biggest photography competition.

Photo of the Day: Floating City in China

A small, nostalgic town resides along a mirror-like river in Suzhou, China on February 19, 2015. (Vlad Meytin/Flickr)
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A small, nostalgic town resides along a mirror-like river in Suzhou, China on February 19, 2015. (Vlad Meytin/Flickr)

Interview: Photographer Documents Hopes and Concerns of a Myanmar in Transition

Rally for Aung San Suu Kyi in Pathein, 2012. (Geoffrey Hiller)
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Geoffrey Hiller's new book of photographs from Myanmar capture a nation gradually re-opening to the world. But, the photographer says of the ordinary people he meets there, "most are frustrated by the lack of real change."

Photo of the Day: Playing Peek-A-Boo in Taiwan

A curious bird plays hide and seek amidst the blushing blossoms in Taiwan on February 15, 2015. (Charles Lam/Flickr)
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A curious bird plays hide and seek amidst the blushing blossoms in Taiwan on February 15, 2015. (Charles Lam/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Nature's Minimalism in Thailand

Wooden sticks are reflected on the mirror-like waters in Koh Samui Island in Thailand on February 15, 2015. (Chrisbirds.com/Flickr)
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Wooden sticks are reflected on the mirror-like waters in Koh Samui Island in Thailand on February 15, 2015. (Chrisbirds.com/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: A Sinking Orb of Fire in Japan

A setting sun seascape echoes the image of the national flag in Japan on February 14, 2015. (halfrain/Flickr)
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A setting sun seascape echoes the image of the national flag in Japan on February 14, 2015. (halfrain/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Standing Out in Indonesia

A Java sparrow's red beak stands out in the lush greenery in Indonesia on February 17. 2015. (Mario Madrona/Flickr)
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A Java sparrow's red beak stands out in the lush greenery in Indonesia on February 17. 2015. (Mario Madrona/Flickr)

Video: A 'Miraculous Conception' Cast in Sandstone Makes Its Way From Myanmar

On loan from the Bagan Archeological Museum in Myanmar,
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Donald M. Stadtner, a guest curator of the Asia Society Museum exhibition Buddhist Art of Myanmar, shares his insights into an intricately wrought sandstone sculpture depicting the Buddha's entry into the world.

Photo of the Day: Bracing Against the Storm in Japan

Winter trees evoke loneliness in the middle of a storm near Lake Biwako, Japan on February 9, 2015. (Japanexperterna.se/Flickr)
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Winter trees evoke loneliness in the middle of a storm near Lake Biwako, Japan on February 9, 2015. (Japanexperterna.se/Flickr