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)
Slideshow: the latest observation of a colorful festival stretching back 2,000 years.
In a rollicking 30-minute Q&A which saw an animated Chan spend just as much time out of his seat as in it, the superstar said China should use Hollywood to tell its story.
On the eve of this weekend's summit, veteran China-watcher Orville Schell says U.S.-China relations could stand a little Confucian "rectification."
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