Worldwide Locations

Worldwide Locations

Category: Multimedia

Milestone for South Korea: Nation Elects Park Geun-hye, First Female President [UPDATED]

Park Geun-hye on the cover of Time magazine on December 17, 2012, two days before being elected as South Korea's first female president. (Hein-Kuhn Oh/Time)
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Earlier today South Korea elected a new president, Park Geun-hye, the nation's first female president and the daughter of its longest-ruling dictator, Park Chung-hee. Asia Society surveys reactions to the news.

Photo of the Day: Majestic Mountains in Tajikistan

A panoramic view of the Fann Mountains of northwest Tajikistan on September 24, 2012. (erh1103/Flickr)
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A panoramic view of the Fann Mountains of northwest Tajikistan on September 24, 2012. (erh1103/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Afloat Amidst a Turquoise Bay in Hong Kong

A quiet morning along Sok Kwu Wan Bay in Hong Kong on December 1, 2012. (Andy*Enero/Flickr)
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A quiet morning along Sok Kwu Wan Bay in Hong Kong on December 1, 2012. (Andy*Enero/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Handmade Treasures in Uzbekistan

A row of handmade dolls line a market stall in Bukhara, Uzbekistan on October 1, 2012. (erh1103/Flickr)
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A row of handmade dolls line a market stall in Bukhara, Uzbekistan on October 1, 2012. (erh1103/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: A Morning Bath in Laos

An elephant splashes around in the jungles of Laos on September 20, 2012. (worldsurfr/Flickr)
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An elephant splashes around in the jungles of Laos on September 20, 2012. (worldsurfr/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Poised to Perform in Indonesia

A dancer in Bali in the midst of a performance on July 25, 2012. (worldsurfr/Flickr)
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A dancer in the midst of a performance in Bali, Indonesia on July 25, 2012. (worldsurfr/Flickr)

Photos: Documenting Mongolia's At-Risk Nomadic Herders

Naadam brings out the holiday spirit and competitiveness in everyone, both young and old. This young man shows off his horsemanship in front of his friends. (Taylor Weidman)
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As harsh winters and widespread overgrazing take their toll on Mongolia's nomadic pastoral herders, photographer Taylor Weidman joins them on the road to capture a threatened way of life.

Photo of the Day: Covered in Greenery in India

A tree covered in foliage spreads out its branches in India on December 4, 2012. (VikramDeep/Flickr)
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A tree covered in foliage spreads out its branches in India on December 4, 2012. (VikramDeep/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: A Splash of Color in Kyoto

Bright yellow leaves fall from the autumn trees on this grey street in Kyoto, Japan on November 28, 2012. (genpi215/Filckr)
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Bright yellow leaves fall from the autumn trees on this grey street in Kyoto, Japan on November 28, 2012. (genpi215/Filckr)

Interview: Oscar Shortlisted Filmmaker Alison Klayman on Stumbling Onto Ai Weiwei

A poster from Alison Klayman's documentary on Chinese artist Ai Weiwei,
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“The Sundance Film Festival in January of 2012 was really the first time I’ve ever been to a film festival,” the first-time director admits.