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Photos of the Day: Nelson Mandela in Asia

Flowers are placed in front of an image of former South African president Nelson Mandela at the Embassy of South Africa in Beijing, China on December 6, 2013. (ChinaFotoPress/Getty Images)
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As the world mourns the passing of South African political leader and activist Nelson Mandela, Asia Blog offers some memorable images from his trips to Asia over the years.

Photo of the Day: Fall Foliage in South Korea

Vibrant fall foliage surrounds Jusanji Pond in Cheongsong, South Korea on November 1, 2013. (Jacob Hong/Flickr)
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Vibrant fall foliage surrounds Jusanji Pond in Cheongsong, South Korea on November 1, 2013. (Jacob Hong/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: A Time to Meditate in South Korea

A golden Buddha statue shrouded in light sits surrounded by miniature white Buddha figurines in Seoul Korea on September 2, 2013. (ecodallaluna/Flickr)
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A golden Buddha statue shrouded in light sits surrounded by miniature white Buddha figurines in Seoul Korea on September 2, 2013. (ecodallaluna/Flickr)

Korean Chinese Food: The Must-Try Fusion Cuisine You've Never Heard of [Photos]

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Chinese food means something entirely different in every culture. Koreans, too, have successfully incorporated Chinese food into their own cuisine over the last few decades.

Video: Could the Dennis Rodman Approach be the Key to Cracking North Korea?

L to R: Bill Richardson, Donald Gregg, and Jon Williams at Asia Society New York on July 11, 2013. (Elsa Ruiz/Asia Society)
Policy

In a joint appearance at Asia Society New York, former Governor of New Mexico Bill Richardson and Ambassador Donald Gregg discuss the pivotal roles the internet and "sports diplomacy" could play in finding a peaceful resolution to the North Korean impasse.

Photo of the Day: A Hanging Rainbow in South Korea

Hanging lanterns float above a Buddhist temple in Chuncheon, South Korea on June 24, 2013. (JoonYoung Kim/Flickr)
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Hanging lanterns float above a Buddhist temple in Chuncheon, South Korea on June 24, 2013. (JoonYoung Kim/Flickr)

Video: Former Top South Korean General on Responding to North Korean 'Provocation'

South Korean General Min-Koo Han delivers a speech during the 13th Asia-Pacific Chief of Defense Meeting (CHOD) press conference in Seoul in October, 2010. (Park Ji-Hwan/AFP/Getty Images)
Policy

Prior to the collapse of talks between North and South Korea earlier this week, a top South Korean military official gave his read of the situation to Asia Society Korea Center.

Video: Looking Back, Irish Korean War Veterans Revisit Battleground 60 Years Later

Irish veterans revisited a Korean battlefield in April 2013 through a program sponsored by South Korea's government. (Asia Society Korea Center)
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As 12 Irish veterans of the Korean War return to South Korea 60 years after the end of the war, one of them reflects on his visit in an exclusive interview with Asia Society Korea Center.

Expert: Current North Korea Drama 'More Uncertain and Worrying' Than Years Past

A North Korean soldier using binoculars watches from his quarters at the truce village of Panmunjom in the demilitarized zone on April 23, 2013. (Kim Jae-Hwan/AFP/Getty Images)
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Andrew Gilholm, senior Northeast Asia analyst with the consultancy Control Risks, says it's "tough to see" a peaceful resolution to current tensions.

Photo of the Day: A Sea of Tulips in South Korea

Meandering rows of tulips in vibrant colors in Gyeongsangnam-Do, South Korea on April 16, 2013. (khj11107/Flickr)
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Meandering rows of tulips in vibrant colors in Gyeongsangnam-Do, South Korea on April 16, 2013. (khj11107/Flickr)