Worldwide Locations

Worldwide Locations

Category: Multimedia

Photos: Countryside and Concrete Collide in Chinese Megacity Chongqing

Zhong Baixin, eighty-seven, is cultivating a square meter of lettuce for her own table. She has lived all her life in Chongqing and now lives in what remains of a farming village stuck between a construction site and a road. (Tim Franco)
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Photographer Tim Franco is fascinated by the transformation of Chinese cities. In a Q&A with Asia Blog, he discusses his new book 'Metamorpolis' and his experiences documenting the "struggle between nature and concrete" in Chongqing.

Photo of the Day: An Intricate Stone Carving in China

A Buddha head is seen carved into a stone bowl at Panjiayuan Flea Market in Beijing, China on May 16, 2015. (Gwendolyn Stansbury/Flickr)
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A Buddha head is seen carved into a stone bowl at Panjiayuan Flea Market in Beijing, China on May 16, 2015. (Gwendolyn Stansbury/Flickr) 

Photo of the Day: Greetings from Fierce Leaders in North Korea

Massive statues of Kim Il-Sung and Kim Jong-Il in Pyongyang, North Korea on April 12, 2015. (ze Dirk/Flickr)
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Massive statues of Kim Il-Sung and Kim Jong-Il in Pyongyang, North Korea on April 12, 2015. (ze Dirk/Flickr)

#TBT: Burmese National Theater Makes Historic U.S. Visit in 1975

Dancers from the Burmese National Theater collaborate with American dancers at the Martha Graham Studio in New York during a historic U.S. visit in 1975. (Dan Sterbling)
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Each week, we'll reach into Asia Society's archives to find a photo from the organization's nearly 60-year history. This week: dancers from the Burmese National Theater teach American students at the legendary Martha Graham's New York studio.

Photo of the Day: A Sleepy Dog In India

A sleepy dog is caught lying on train tracks in India on May 27, 2015. (alcan_/Flickr)
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A sleepy dog is caught lying on train tracks in India on May 27, 2015. (alcan_/Flickr) 

Photo of the Day: Diving in the Deep Blue Waters of the Solomon Islands

A scuba diver dives into deep waters in the Solomon Islands on May 10, 2015. (Kelsey Schwenk/Flickr)
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A scuba diver is seen diving into deep waters in the Solomon Islands on May 10, 2015. (Kelsey Schwenk/Flickr) 

Weekly Rewind: Cambodia's Startup Scene, India's Earliest Photographers, and an Anti-Corruption App in China

Hong Kong pro-democracy supporters stand outside the city's legislature after a vote in Hong Kong on June 18, 2015. (Philippe Lopez/AFP/Getty Images)
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Our latest Weekly Rewind, featuring some of the best Asia-related content you may have missed from the past seven days.

Photo of the Day: A Blanket of Mist in Taiwan

Lao Mei rocks shrouded in the morning mist in Shimen District, Taiwan on April 4, 2015. (白士 李/flickr)
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Lao Mei rocks shrouded in the morning mist in Shimen District, Taiwan on April 4, 2015. (白士 李/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Floating Below the Mist in North Korea

Boats bob up and down under the stormy grey sky in Pyongyang, North Korea on April 12, 2015. (ze Dirk/Flickr)
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Boats bob up and down under the stormy grey sky in Pyongyang, North Korea on April 12, 2015. (ze Dirk/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Ancient Artefacts in China

A glimpse of ancient beauty and divinity in Beijing, China on January 13, 2015. (Tagosaku/Flickr)
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A glimpse of ancient beauty and divinity in Beijing, China on January 13, 2015. (Tagosaku/Flickr)