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In the Philippines, Hearing Music as a Key Step on Path Toward Peace

Composer and musician Susie Ibarra, shown here in
Arts

Composer, percussionist, and musicologist Susie Ibarra is driven by a belief that the values in traditional music and indigenous culture can bring people together. In-person appearance at Asia Society New York tonight, July 30.

Interview: How Mapping Can Help Cities Become More Resilient to Natural Disasters

Tacloban city was the worst hit by Super Typhoon Haiyan, which devastated the central Philippines on November 8, 2013. (Marcel Crozet/ILO)
Current AffairsSustainability

Crisis management expert Celina Agaton provides an update on urban recovery efforts following Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, and offers a potentially life-saving prediction.

Photo of the Day: A Puff of Pink in the Philippines

A swathe of pink clouds paint the evening sky in Malay, Philippines on June 2, 2014. (iloveglay/Flickr)
Multimedia

A swathe of pink clouds paint the evening sky in Malay, Philippines on June 2, 2014. (iloveglay/Flickr)

Listen: Why China Thinks the US Isn't Neutral in the South China Sea

Philippine and U.S. marines ride on a boat as they prepare to land on a beach facing the South China Sea during a beach assault exercises in San Antonio town, Zambales province on May 9, 2014. Scores of U.S. and Filipino marines launched mock assaults on a South China Sea beach in the Philippines on May 9 in war games aimed at honing the allies' combat skills. (Ted Aljibe/AFP/Getty Images)
Policy

Dr. Wu Xinbo, Director of the Center for American Studies at Fudan University, discussed the disputes in the East China Sea and South China Sea, President Obama’s recent trip to Asia, and the state of U.S.-China relations.

Photo of the Day: Fishy Business in the Philippines

Rows of fish are neatly organized to dry in the sun in San Joaquin, Iloilo, Philippines on May 2, 2014. (Eduardo S. Seastres)
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Rows of fish are neatly organized to dry in the sun in San Joaquin, Iloilo, Philippines on May 2, 2014. (Eduardo S. Seastres)

In Manila, Experts in Disaster Recovery Explain How to 'Build Back Better'

L to R: Asia Society Executive Vice President Tom Nagorski, Sir Robert Parker, Secretary Panfilo Lacson, and Dr. Kuntoro Mangkusubroto at the second annual PCSI Forum in Manila on March 11, 2014. (Asia Society)
Current AffairsSustainability

Asia Society's second annual Pacific Cities Sustainability Initiative conference convenes a disaster response master class, whose speakers have dealt with typhoons, tsunamis, and earthquakes.

Photos: 8 Asian Athletes to Keep an Eye on at the Sochi Winter Olympic Games

Shiva Keshavan prepares to take the start of the men's luge singles run 3 on February 14, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada. (Oliver Lang/AFP/Getty Images)
Multimedia

From Thailand to Pakistan, 21 countries are sending athletes to compete in sports traditionally dominated by North America and Europe. Here are some of the most noteworthy.

Photo of the Day: A Flurry of Prayers in the Philippines

Chinese Filipinos pray at the Seng Guan Temple in the Chinese district of Binondo in Manila, Philippines on January 31, 2014. (Dondi Tawatao/Getty Images)
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Chinese Filipinos pray at the Seng Guan Temple in the Chinese district of Binondo in Manila, Philippines on January 31, 2014. (Dondi Tawatao/Getty Images)

Listen: Former Ambassador Says US and India Must Re-Focus on Strategic Ties

U.S. and Indian flags fly on Rajpath in front of India Gate in New Delhi, India. (Manpreet Romana/AFP/Getty Images)
Policy

Former U.S. Ambassador to India Frank G. Wisner joined the Asia Society Policy Institute on Monday, January 27, to discuss the U.S.-India relationship following the arrest of Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade.

Photo of the Day: Smiling Masks in the Philippines

Ornately carved masks decorate a restaurant in Cavite, Philippines on December 26, 2013. (Roberto Verzo/ Flickr)
Multimedia

Ornately carved masks decorate a restaurant in Cavite, Philippines on December 26, 2013. (Roberto Verzo/ Flickr)