Earlier today South Korea elected a new president, Park Geun-hye, the nation's first female president and the daughter of its longest-ruling dictator, Park Chung-hee. Asia Society surveys reactions to the news.
Singapore has it. So does China. Korea is working on it, and a few months ago, India joined the club. What is “it,” you ask? School reform measures that prepare students for a global knowledge economy.
A flying, metal, spider-like creature is probably the last thing you’d expect to see displayed in a window near Manhattan's Park Avenue, but walk past Asia Society Museum and that's just what you'll find. We took our cameras to street to record the impressions of passersby. Click the headline to watch the video.
For Asia Society Museum, Korean artist U-Ram Choe has created a kinetic, seal-like creature that appears to be breathing while dozens of intricate "wings," leaf-like and gold in color, flutter above him.
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