The photographer Charlie Xia showcases a rare, unique perspective on China's landscape.
A young Thai girl adorned in flowers performs a cultural dance in Nakhon Ratchasima Province, Thailand on March 13, 2013. (U.S. Pacific Air Forces/Flickr)
A dense grove of trees at Batangas Beach, Philippines on March 13, 2013. (jojo nicdao/Flickr)
Scenic Kaziranga shrouded in mist in Assam, India on March 5, 2013. (Roon Bhuyan)
Bright, orange-topped pagodas are reflected in the calm waters of Chinese Garden in Jurong East, Singapore on March 9, 2013. (Eduardo S. Seastres)
Police officers in radiation protection suits bow their heads to offer prayers in silence for tsunami victims in Namie, near the stricken Fukushima prefecture in Japan on March 11, 2013. (Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP/Getty Images)
Photographer Toshiya Watanabe captures the gradual decline of his hometown near the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant after a huge tsunami devastated northeastern Japan.
New Zealand photographer Amos Chapple, whose photo was selected as an editor's choice in the National Geographic Photo Contest, discusses his experiences photographing all over the world.
Indian salt worker Walbai Ayyubbhai, 70, carries a rake at a salt pan on the eve of International Women's Day in the Santalpur region of Little Rann of Kutch, India on March 7, 2013. (Sam Panthaky/AFP/Getty Images)
For the convening of the "Two Sessions" in China this week, a state-run newspaper sent reporters into the streets to test Beijing's expats on basic knowledge of China’s politics, with entertaining results.