In a show of just how far Myanmar has come, President Thein Sein — the unlikeliest of reformers — is in Washington to meet President Barack Obama at the White House on Monday.
Given a choice between Khan’s promise of "change" and Sharif’s presumably safer bet of "experience," writes M. Bilal Lakhani, Pakistani voters have leaned heavily towards experience.
Peter Hessler's new book is a selection of his thought-provoking reportage on both China and the United States over the past decade. Author appearance at Asia Society New York on Tuesday, May 21.
Asia Society's Vice President of Global Policy Programs Suzanne DiMaggio says the meeting is an opportunity for both leaders to "further solidify the normalization process of U.S.-Myanmar relations."
Asia Society Senior Advisor Hassan Abbas tells CNN that although Nawaz Sharif won the prime ministership for the third time in his career, the election showed progress in Pakistan's democratic system.
Asia Society Senior Advisor Hassan Abbas says former Pakistan cricket star Imran Khan could win this weekend's election if voters come out in large numbers.
In the wake of the April tragedy at a Dhaka clothing factory, argues Asia 21 Fellow Ejaj Ahmad, foreign companies shouldn't leave Bangladesh, but should try instead to improve safety conditions.
The New Yorker's China correspondent on the meaning behind Chinese President Xi Jinping's political slogan, and the obstacles in its way.
Ahead of the May 11 election, Facebook has become an unlikely virtual platform that allows Pakistan's more liberal-secular sector to remain actively engaged in political campaigning.
Asia Society's Mike Kulma on possible outcomes of an American citizen's 15-years sentence for "committing hostile acts" against Kim Jong Un's regime.
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