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Interview: Ashoka Fellow Jane Leu Brings Social Sector Expertise to the Philippines

Jane Leu. (Twyla David)
Business

The Smarter Good CEO talks about helping to develop social entrepreneurship and enterprise in Southeast Asia. In-person appearance at Asia Society Philippines Center on Wednesday, August 14.

Photo of the Day: Hidden Away in the Philippines

A hidden inlet glistens with clear green waters in El Nido, Philippines on July 15, 2013. (Andy Enero/Flickr)
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A hidden inlet glistens with clear green waters in El Nido, Philippines on July 15, 2013. (Andy Enero/Flickr)

Interview: 'Mango Bride' Author Illuminates 'Multi-Faceted' Filipino Diaspora

Novelist Marivi Soliven, author of
Arts

Novelist Marivi Soliven, who emigrated to the U.S. from the Philippines at a young age, tells Asia Blog, "I did not become a person of color until I arrived in America."

Photos: 10 Asian Desserts for Scorching Summer Days

Almond jelly, above, uses blanched apricot kernels sometimes called
Food & RecipesMultimedia

From Awayuki to Zeera Pani and more — ten delicious dessert recipes from the AsiaSociety.org recipe archives to help make summer's heat more bearable.

Photos: Meet Some of Asia's Latest and Greatest Additions to the Animal Kingdom

The Cambodian Tailorbird, recently discovered hanging out in Phnom Penh. (James Eaton/Birdtour Asia)

"Welcome to Earth!" From Cambodia to the Philippines, meet some of Asia's most recently discovered animal, bird, and insect species.

Photo of the Day: Cruising Along the Bay in Philippines

Fishermen cruise serenely through a mall and entertainment park along the bay in Manila, Philippines on May 31, 2013. (Veejay Villafranca/Getty Images))
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Fishermen cruise serenely through a mall and entertainment park along the bay in Manila, Philippines on May 31, 2013. (Veejay Villafranca/Getty Images)

Interview: New Philippines Senator 'Bam' Aquino IV Sets Sights on Growth for All

Paolo Benigno
Policy

Just elected to the Philippines Senate, Paolo Benigno “Bam” Aquino IV, a member of the inaugural class of Asia Society's Asia 21 Young Leaders, outlines his political aspirations at the outset of his first term.

Interview: Literary Pioneer Jessica Hagedorn on Glass Ceilings and a Generational Divide

Arts

"Nothing much has changed," the groundbreaking author and editor says of Asian Americans working in the arts, "the barriers are still there." In-person appearance at Asia Society New York June 3.

Meet New Asia Society President Josette Sheeran in Photos and Videos

Josette Sheeran during an interview near carcasses of animals that died because of drought in Wajir, northeastern Kenya, on July 23, 2011. (WFP/Siegfried Modola)
Multimedia

One week ago today Asia Society named Josette Sheeran its new president. Sheeran, who takes office June 10, comes to Asia Society from the World Economic Forum, where she served as Vice Chair since 2011.

Asia Society Names Josette Sheeran New President

Policy

Today Asia Society announced the appointment of Josette Sheeran, the Vice Chair of the World Economic Forum, as the seventh president and CEO of the institution. Sheeran will assume the office on June 10.