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Why Strengthening Institutions Is the Key to Preserving Peace in Asia

Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) welcomes Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a banquet dinner during the BRICS Summit in Xiamen, Fujian province on September 4, 2017. (Fred Dufour/AFP/Getty Images)
Policy

At a time of rising nationalism and deep uncertainty, a new report from the Asia Society Policy Institute argues that regional institutionalism is crucial to maintaining Asia's "long peace."

Asia Abridged Podcast: 'Crazy Rich Asians'

Actress Constance Wu was cast to portray Rachel Chu, the protagonist in the upcoming film adaptation of the novel 'Crazy Rich Asians.' (Christopher Polk/Getty Images)
Current Affairs

Author Kevin Kwan and director Jon Chu discuss why the upcoming film 'Crazy Rich Asians' is important for Asian Americans and for diversity in general. 

Japanese Superstar Ryoko Yonekura Returns to Broadway Spotlight

(Masahiro Noguchi)
ArtsCurrent Affairs

The Japanese actress will appear in the award-winning musical 'Chicago.'

Dwayne Johnson’s Stuntman: ‘I’m Typecast Often and That’s Alright'

Director Lawrence Chen on the Importance of the 'Outsider Perspective'

Asian American director Law Chen is an award-winning commercial and music video director. (Photo courtesy of Law Chen)
Current Affairs

"The idea of growing up being a 'foreigner' in the country I was living in has made me look at everything from an outsider's perspective."

Why China Is Reviving Maritime Trade With West Asia

A group of storage jars at the site of the wreck off Belitung Island (Michael Flecker)
ArtsCurrent Affairs

More than a millennium after its zenith during the Tang Dynasty, Sino-West Asia economic ties are growing once again.

The Risks and Rewards of President Trump's North Korea Strategy

Korean People's Army (KPA) tanks are displayed on Kim Il-Sung square during a military parade marking the 105th anniversary of the birth of late North Korean leader Kim Il-Sung in Pyongyang on April 15, 2017. (Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images)
Policy

A conversation with ASPI's Lindsey Ford about how the U.S. and China might resolve the current crisis in the Hermit Kingdom.

What Should the Trump Administration Do in Asia? 11 Experts Weigh In

U.S. President Donald Trump (C) signs two executive orders during a visit to the Department of Homeland Security with Vice President Mike Pence, Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly and other officials January 25, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Current AffairsPolicy

Distinguished individuals from academia, the media, the military, the government, and the private sector provide advice for the 45th president. 

2016: Asia Society's Year in Pictures

Dancers perform during the regional premier of H.T. Chen & Dancer’s ‘South of Gold Mountain,’ at Asia Society Texas on May 31, 2016. The piece that pays tribute to Chinese immigrants who settled in the deep south. (Asia Society/Lynn Lane Photography)
Current Affairs

Asia Society looks back through the camera lens at some of its most colorful moments of the year. 

Nine Events That Shaped Asia in 2016

President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte and Chinese President Xi Jinping shake hands as they attend a welcoming ceremony at the Great Hall of the People on October 20, 2016 in Beijing, China. (Thomas Peter/Pool-Getty Images)
Current Affairs

From Duterte's win in the Philippines to the downfall of TPP, it was an eventful year across the continent.