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Photos: On Global Tiger Day, a Look at Legendary Animal's Role in Asian Cultures

A tiger cub. (zeekwong Chan/flickr)
Sustainability

Today is Global Tiger Day. In honor of the occasion, we took a look at the tiger's role in three different Asian cultures and what needs to be done to ensure this legendary beast's survival.

Southeast Asia's New Dominoes

America's pivot to Asia is raising eyebrows about a new domino theory that counters China's rise. (Great Beyond/Flickr)
Policy

Vietnam and the United States increasingly see a common interest in Southeast Asia. President Truong Tan Sang's upcoming visit to the White House is perhaps a harbinger of this budding bilateral relationship.

Photo of the Day: Above the Ground in Malaysia

Three figures watch passersby serenely as they stand above the ground in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on June 2, 2013. (David Berkowitz/Flickr) (David Berkowitz/Flickr)
Multimedia

Three figures watch passersby serenely as they stand above the ground in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on June 2, 2013. (David Berkowitz/Flickr)

Photos: 10 Asian Desserts for Scorching Summer Days

Almond jelly, above, uses blanched apricot kernels sometimes called
Food & RecipesMultimedia

From Awayuki to Zeera Pani and more — ten delicious dessert recipes from the AsiaSociety.org recipe archives to help make summer's heat more bearable.

Photo of the Day: Haze in Singapore

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)
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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)

Photo of the Day: Flickering Candles in Malaysia

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)
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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)

Photo of the Day: Sitting Under A Letter Tree in Malaysia

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)
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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)

In Viet Nam and Rest of 'Rising South,' Inequality Just One of Many New Challenges

A worker uses plastic flowers to build a display marking the 38th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War at a public park in the centre of Hanoi on April 24, 2013. (Hoang Dinh Nam/AFP/Getty Images)
Policy

"A shift is upon us," writes Asia Society's Andrew Billo from Ho Chi Minh City, "but the global community is not yet managing it too well."

Photo of the Day: Walking in the Sunset in Malaysia

Three boys stroll along the beach at Labuan, Malaysia on April 16, 2013. (SaturatedEyes/Flickr)
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Three boys stroll along the beach at Labuan, Malaysia on April 16, 2013. (SaturatedEyes/Flickr)

Territorial Disputes Put ASEAN Between Dialogue and the Deep Blue Sea

A Vietnamese fishing boat sails next to the U.S. 7th Fleet's flagship USS Blue Ridge entering Tien Sa port on April 23, 2012. (Hoang Dinh Nam/AFP/Getty Images)
Policy

As Asia rises, it faces a dilemma: whether to abide by Western diplomatic norms, or to respect Asian values, such as consensus, harmony, and good neighborliness.