Transgendered performers in colorful ornaments carefully put on make-up backstage in Kathmandu, Nepal on May 17, 2013. (Prakash Mathema/AFP/Getty Images)
The mid-morning sun struggles to shine through a thick smoke haze above the three towers of the Marina Bay Sands casino resort on Singapore, Friday June 21, 2013. (Geoff Spencer)
A young Buddhist devotee walks past rows of candles for Vesak Day celebrations at a Buddhist temple in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on May 24, 2013. (Mohd Rafsan/AFP/Getty Images)
It's all work and some play for these world leaders. We take a look at Asian and American statesmen who demonstrate a little athletic prowess on their travels.
Asia Society's Tumblr was recently chosen as one of Art Radar Asia's top 6 picks.
Fishermen cruise serenely through a mall and entertainment park along the bay in Manila, Philippines on May 31, 2013. (Veejay Villafranca/Getty Images)
An Indian boy washes himself with water to cool down in Amritsar, India on May 28, 2013. (Narinder Nanu/AFP/Getty Images)
A woman sits under a tree of letters from girls around the world at a conference on women's health in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on May 30, 2013. (Rahman Rosian/Getty Images)
A new short video explores Asia Society's growing Chinese language programs and the impact they have on schoolchildren in the United States.
A woman poses for photos in the 798 Art Zone, an artist community, in Beijing, China on May 29, 2013 (Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images)
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