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Audio: Expert Says Timing of Obama's Myanmar Visit 'Exactly Right'

U.S. President Barack Obama is greeted by Aung San Suu Kyi during a stop at her private residence in Yangon on November 19, 2012. (Pete Souza/U.S. Department of State)
Policy

Asked for comment by WNYC's Brian Lehrer Show, Asia Society Vice President of Global Policy Programs Suzanne DiMaggio explains why President Obama's trip to Southeast Asia is the right move at the right time.

Photo of the Day: Sunset on the Rocks in Malaysia

The sun sets over the rocky waters in Labuan, Malaysia on May 28, 2012. (SaturatedEyes/Flickr)
Multimedia

The sun sets over the rocky waters in Labuan, Malaysia on May 28, 2012. (SaturatedEyes/Flickr)

You've Heard About Halloween, But How Does Asia Honor the Dead?

Countless lanterns illuminate the night sky to honor those lost during the Obon festival in Japan. (laurenz/Flickr)
Multimedia

Halloween isn't the only celebration honoring the dead. Countries all over the world have their own ways of honoring those generations long gone.

Photo of the Day: A Reflection of Tranquility in Malaysia

A glimpse of a buddha statue in a temple in Penang, Malaysia on July 8, 2012. (Edmund Nigel Gall/Flickr)
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A glimpse of a buddha statue in a temple in Penang, Malaysia on July 8, 2012. (Edmund Nigel Gall/Flickr)

Photos: What's Your Favorite Asian Street Food?

Papadum, fried paper-thin wafer of lentil or chickpeas, usually eaten as an accompaniment with dips, from India. (Saki Yuen)
Food & RecipesMultimedia

This past summer we asked readers to tell us what their favorite street foods were from around Asia and send us photos. This mouth-watering slideshow is what we got.

Photo of the Day: Racing the Sun in Malaysia

A man runs down the beach in the golden glow of the sun in Labuan, Malaysia on April 13, 2012. (SaturatedEyes/Flickr)
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A man runs down the beach in the golden glow of the sun in Labuan, Malaysia on April 13, 2012. (SaturatedEyes/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Carved With Care in Malaysia

An intricately carved deity in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on July 11, 2012. (Edmund Nigel Gall/Flickr)
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An intricately carved deity in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on July 11, 2012. (Edmund Nigel Gall/Flickr)

Multimedia: NGO Brings 'Kick Volleyball,' Other Sporting Dreams to Delhi's Streets

A sepak takraw match at the first-anniversary celebrations for the Uflex 'Khelo Dilli' campaign, organized by Stairs, in New Delhi on April 29, 2012. (stairs.org.in)
Lifestyle

A new grassroots initiative is making Malaysia's sepak takraw, along with volleyball and other games, accessible to underprivileged young people in India.

Photo of the Day: No Parking in Malaysia

A cardboard collector in the back streets of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on May 15, 2012. (Photosightfaces/Flickr)
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A cardboard collector in the back streets of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on May 15, 2012. (Photosightfaces/Flickr)

Slideshow: What's On the Ramadan Iftar Menu in Asia?

Kueh lapis is a layered glutinous steamed cake that is abundant all over Singapore. (multheme/Flickr)
Food & RecipesMultimedia

During the Islamic month of Ramadan, Muslims break the fast with iftar, an evening meal taken after sunset. We take a look at some of the dishes typically served in different parts of Asia.