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Simon Tay on ASEAN

A Chinese bank worker counts stacks of 100 yuan (14.75 USD) notes at a bank in Huaibei, in eastern China's Anhui province on August 4, 2010. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)
Policy China's invasion of the ASEAN markets is causing turmoil, says Asia Society Associate Fellow Simon Tay, author of the new book: Asia Alone: The Dangerous Post-Crisis Divide from America.

US-Vietnam Naval Exercises: A Message to China

Two Vietnamese border-guard officers walk past a banner welcoming the port call by the US destroyer USS John S. McCain at Tien Sa port in the central costal city of Danang on August 10, 2010. (Hoang Dinh Nam/AFP/Getty Images)
Policy Chinese claims to South China Sea have been met with fierce resistance by a US-Vietnam alliance.

The Unlikely Journey of 'Mao's Last Dancer'

Former Houston Ballet star Li Cunxin discusses his journey from an impoverished childhood in China to the pinnacle of his artistic profession in Houston on Aug. 1, 2010. Li was in his former hometown to promote a new movie based on his bestselling memoir Mao’s Last Dancer. (Jeff Fantich Photography)
Arts

A new autobiography by Li Cunxin details his journey from a peasant family in China to the principle dancer with the Houston Ballet.

Honorable Detective Turn Up in Highbrow Magazine

<i>Charlie Chan: The Untold Story of the Honorable Detective and his Rendezvous with American History</i> (Norton, 2010) by Yunte Huang.
Lifestyle

Real-life sleuthing uncovers the Chinese American hero behind a pulp stereotype.

Do China's Surveillance Systems Cross the Line?

Policy

China is using over seven million surveillance cameras to monitor streets, businesses, hotels, schools, and even religious sites.

Photo of the Day: Afghan Harvest

Bamiyan stands in a valleyon the former Silk Road.
Lifestyle

Bamiyan stands in a valley stretching 100 km. through central Afghanistan, on the former Silk Road that once linked China with Central Asia and beyond.

Nepal's Tiger Population on the Rise

Lifestyle A joint study revealed that the number of tigers in Nepal has jumped from 121 to 155 in a single year.

'The Story of Tsoe': The Illegal Slaughter of Tibetan Antelopes

Lifestyle

The thick, fine undercoat that allows the Tibetan Antelope, or "Tsoe," to survive winter temperatures of negative 45 degrees Fahrenheit, may ultimately cause the species' extinction.

Photo of the Day: Cosplay Hunk

Cosplay in Shanghai
Lifestyle A contestant wearing a cosplay outfit arranges his wig during the 8th Annual China Digital Entertainment Expo and Conference, in Shanghai.

Cool Down with Asian-Inspired Summer Drinks

Thai Iced Tea (<a href=Alexander Koste/Flickr)" src="http://asiasociety.org/files/imagecache/small/thaiicedtea.jpg">
Food & Recipes

By Lea McLellan