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Senior Japanese Official: North Korea a 'Crying Baby'

Japan's Deputy Foreign Minister Shinsuke Sugiyama discussed East Asian security and economics in conversation with Asia Society Policy Institute Kevin Rudd. (Ellen Wallop/Asia Society)
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Deputy Foreign Minister Shinsuke Sugiyama, who appeared on Wednesday at Asia Society, also explained why China's economic slowdown is "not good for anybody."

Photos: U.S. And South Korean Marines Hold Snowy Subzero Training

U.S. Marines from 3rd Marine Expeditionary force deployed from Okinawa, Japan, cover themselves in snow with South Korean marines during a winter military training on January 28, 2016 in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (Chung Sung-Jun/Getty)
Current Affairs

Amid tensions with North Korea, American and South Korean troops share military strategy and some light moments.

Is Japan's Commitment to Pacifism Wavering?

Critics fear that the legislative changes made to Article 9 last November will lead to the swift remilitarization of Japan. (Toru Yamanaka/AFP/Getty Images)
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Despite legislative changes introduced by Shinzo Abe last year, observers say the country is unlikely to remilitarize.

Photo of the Day: Watching Over the Sea in South Korea

Four navy members stand facing the sea in Busan, South Korea on November 4, 2015. (Official U.S. Navy Page/Flickr)
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Four navy members stand facing the sea in Busan, South Korea on November 4, 2015. (Official U.S. Navy Page/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: A Yellow Blanket in South Korea

Yellow leaves blanket the ground in Namiseom Island, South Korea on October 25, 2015. (Sabrinadai/Flickr)
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Yellow leaves blanket the ground in Namiseom Island, South Korea on October 25, 2015. (Sabrinadai/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Draped in Fiery Colors in South Korea

Dancers dressed in vibrant costumes perform at the Closing Ceremony of 6th CISM World Games in Mungyeong-Si, South Korea on October 11, 2015. (Ministério da Defesa/Flickr)
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Dancers dressed in vibrant costumes perform at the Closing Ceremony of 6th CISM World Games in Mungyeong-Si, South Korea on October 11, 2015. (Ministério da Defesa/Flickr)

Weekly Rewind: Elections in Kyrgyzstan, Dessert in Hong Kong, and the Koreans at the Top of the Art World

A photo taken on September 30, 2015 shows Changdeokgung Palace during a 'moonlight tour' in Seoul. The 15th century Changdeokgung Palace is one of five remaining royal Joseon dynasty palaces, and is recognized as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site. (Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images)
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Our latest Weekly Rewind, featuring some of the best Asia-related content you may have missed from the past seven days.

#TBT: In 1988, South Korea's President Talks Democracy and Detente at Asia Society

South Korean President Roh Tae Woo (L) and Marshall Bouton at an Asia Society luncheon in 1988. (Marcia Weinstein/Asia Society)
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Each week, we'll reach into Asia Society's archives to find a photo from the organization's nearly 60-year history. This week: when Roh Tae Woo dropped by Asia Society during the United Nations General Assembly

Weekly Rewind: North Korea's Girl Band, Candy-Colored Apartments in Singapore, and One Million Mandarin Students in America

Hazy conditions cover the Marina Bay Circuit before the start of the practice session for the Formula One Singapore Grand Prix in Singapore on September 19, 2015. (Mohd Fyrol/AFP/Getty Images)
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Our latest Weekly Rewind, featuring some of the best Asia-related content you may have missed from the past seven days.

Photo of the Day: Fishing in the Cold in South Korea

A man bundled up for the weather, casts two fishing lines into the water in Samcheok, South Korea on May 11, 2015. (Lee ki hyeok/Flickr)
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A man bundled up for the weather, casts two fishing lines into the water in Samcheok, South Korea on May 11, 2015. (Lee ki hyeok/Flickr)