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Songkran Festival 2017: Photos of Thailand's Annual Water-Splashing Celebration

Young people line up to splash water on each other during the Songkran festival on April 13, 2008, in Luang Prabang, Laos. (Chumsak Kanoknan/Getty Images)
Current Affairs

The Thai celebrate the Songkran festival with a splash.

How a Tiny Southeast Asian Country Changed the CIA Forever

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton views an exhibit on Vietnam War bombing in Vientiane, Laos. (Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)
Current Affairs

Joshua Kurlantzick's "A Great Place to Have a War" examines the consequences of the agency's 20-year war in Laos.

Photo of the Day: Monks in Laos

Buddhist men walk down a road in Luang Prabang, one of the Southeast Asian country's most popular tourist destinations. (Khanh Hmoong/Flickr)
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Buddhist men walk down a road in Luang Prabang, one of the Southeast Asian country's most popular tourist destinations.

Photo of the Day: Sunset Over the Mekong River

Streaks of the setting sun illuminate a row of boats moored by the Mekong River near Laos on November 17, 2014. (Tartarin2009/Flickr)
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Streaks of the setting sun illuminate a row of boats moored by the Mekong River near Laos on November 17, 2014. (Tartarin2009/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: A Medley of Colorful Umbrellas in Laos

Traditional, colorful, oil-paper umbrellas clustered like flowers in Luang Prabang, Laos on May 10, 2014. (Attila Terbócs/ Flickr)
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Traditional, colorful, oil-paper umbrellas clustered like flowers in Luang Prabang, Laos on May 10, 2014. (Attila Terbócs/ Flickr)

Photo of the Day: A Lone Boatman in Laos

Dressed in bright red, a boatman paddles his way through calm waters in Laos on March 19, 2014. (jean jacques chaffois/Flickr)
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Dressed in bright red, a boatman paddles his way through calm waters in Laos on March 19, 2014. (jean jacques chaffois/Flickr)

Book Excerpt: 'Tremors: New Fiction by Iranian American Writers'

Arts

Two Iranian expats bond over a love of American country-and-western music. But what happens when one of them starts to make it? Author appearance at Asia Society New York on December 4, 2013.

Photos/Interview: 'Grandmother Power' and the Challenges of an Aging Asia

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Business

With the right infrastructure and the right attitude, says Carolyn Buck-Luce, societies can find benefits in a healthy older population. Panel discussion at Asia Society New York on Monday, September 30.

Photo of the Day: Monks Under the Sky in Laos

Three monks hurry across the stone steps under a cloudy sky in Vientiane, Laos on June 20, 2013. (Samuel Chan/Flickr)
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Three monks hurry across the stone steps under a cloudy sky in Vientiane, Laos on June 20, 2013. (Samuel Chan/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Mending a Fishing Net in Laos

A village chief mends his fishing net in Ban Pong Song, Laos on June 5, 2013. (Steel Wool/Flickr)
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A village chief mends his fishing net in Ban Pong Song, Laos on June 5, 2013. (Steel Wool/Flickr)