Two children play on a statue outside a factory in Shifosi town, the biggest jade center in the world in Henan, China on May 31, 2013. (Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)
UNESCO's list for 2013 includes eight newly minted cultural and natural heritage sites across seven Asian countries.
Born in Papua New Guinea, with Australian-Chinese roots, Chef Lance Seeto explores traditional Fijian cuisine and reimagines a philosophy of healthy eating for the 21st century.
Hard on the heels of Canada's singing astronaut, China's Wang Yaping delivers a lecture from 340 km above Earth, becoming her country's first "space teacher."
It's all work and some play for these world leaders. We take a look at Asian and American statesmen who demonstrate a little athletic prowess on their travels.
Acclaimed author Anchee Min talks about her newest memoir, The Cooked Seed, and her experiences adapting to a new country. In-person appearance at Asia Society Texas Center on June 23.
Vali Nasr, Dean of the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, tells Asia Society that the Chinese are investing "where they think the game is tomorrow" — the Middle East.
China and the U.S. are now intertwined to such a point, says Asia Society Associate Fellow Jeffrey Wasserstrom, that nearly every news story about one place has some link to the other.
A new short video explores Asia Society's growing Chinese language programs and the impact they have on schoolchildren in the United States.
A woman poses for photos in the 798 Art Zone, an artist community, in Beijing, China on May 29, 2013 (Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images)
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