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Listen: Former Ambassador Says US and India Must Re-Focus on Strategic Ties

U.S. and Indian flags fly on Rajpath in front of India Gate in New Delhi, India. (Manpreet Romana/AFP/Getty Images)
Policy

Former U.S. Ambassador to India Frank G. Wisner joined the Asia Society Policy Institute on Monday, January 27, to discuss the U.S.-India relationship following the arrest of Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade.

Photos: See How Eight Asian Nations Are Gearing Up for Lunar New Year

Penguins waddle into Lunar New Year festivities at Hakkeijima Sea Paradise amusement park, dressed in traditional Chinese clothing adorned with the character for
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As the Year of the Horse approaches at a gallop, we take a look to see how our friends across East Asia are ushering in a new year of prosperity and hope.

Look: Asia-Pacific Flags Made From Country-Appropriate Foods

The Indian flag made from curries, rice, and pappadum wafer.
Food & RecipesLifestyle

With the Olympic Winter Games right around the corner, and national pride about to hit a fever pitch, we thought we'd get the conversation started with a pastime everybody can get behind: Eating!

Photo of the Day: Smiling Masks in the Philippines

Ornately carved masks decorate a restaurant in Cavite, Philippines on December 26, 2013. (Roberto Verzo/ Flickr)
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Ornately carved masks decorate a restaurant in Cavite, Philippines on December 26, 2013. (Roberto Verzo/ Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Rock Formations in the Philippines

A heavy mist rolls over the cold beauty of rock formations in  San Joaquin, Iloilo, Philippines on January 2, 2014. (Eduardo S. Seastres)
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A heavy mist rolls over the cold beauty of rock formations in San Joaquin, Iloilo, Philippines on January 2, 2014. (Eduardo S. Seastres)

Interview: In Typhoon Disaster Zone, Reporter Says Filipinos Will 'Soldier On'

Damage from Typhoon Haiyan, Dulag, Leyte, November 22, 2013. (Eric Jankstrom)

A New York-based Filipino journalist describes what it was like to interview her countrymen in the wake of the worst typhoon ever to hit the Philippines.

Photo of the Day: Pounding Rice Cakes in Japan

A Hello Kitty character pounds rice cakes at the Sanrio Puroland Theme Park in Tokyo, Japan on January 5, 2014. (Tomhohiro Ohtake/Flickr)
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A Hello Kitty character pounds rice cakes at the Sanrio Puroland Theme Park in Tokyo, Japan on January 5, 2014. (Tomhohiro Ohtake/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Floating Market in Indonesia

Women maneuver their produce-laden boats at the Lok Baintain floating market in South Kalimantan, Indonesia on December 31, 2013. (killerturnip/Flickr)
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Women maneuver their produce-laden boats at the Lok Baintain floating market in South Kalimantan, Indonesia on December 31, 2013. (killerturnip/Flickr)

Photos: From Basketball Diplomacy to a Super Typhoon, Asia's Year in Pictures

Typhoon Haiyan, better known as Yolanda in the Philippines, touched down on November 11, 2013, the deadliest Philippine typhoon on record. (Noel Celis/AFP/Getty Images)
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As the world bids 2013 farewell, we look back at some of the year's most memorable people and events from Asia.

Scorecard: What Was Predicted for Asia's 2013 — and What Actually Happened

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, shown here reviewing a military parade in Pyongyang on July 27, could be waving goodbye to hopes from the international community that he would
Lifestyle

A year ago, Asia Society Executive Vice President Tom Nagorski offered his predictions on Asia for the year ahead. How many of them came true?