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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: See How Eight Asian Nations Are Gearing Up for Lunar New Year

Penguins waddle into Lunar New Year festivities at Hakkeijima Sea Paradise amusement park, dressed in traditional Chinese clothing adorned with the character for
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As the Year of the Horse approaches at a gallop, we take a look to see how our friends across East Asia are ushering in a new year of prosperity and hope.

Look: Asia-Pacific Flags Made From Country-Appropriate Foods

The Indian flag made from curries, rice, and pappadum wafer.
Food & RecipesLifestyle

With the Olympic Winter Games right around the corner, and national pride about to hit a fever pitch, we thought we'd get the conversation started with a pastime everybody can get behind: Eating!

Photo of the Day: Floating Market in Indonesia

Women maneuver their produce-laden boats at the Lok Baintain floating market in South Kalimantan, Indonesia on December 31, 2013. (killerturnip/Flickr)
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Women maneuver their produce-laden boats at the Lok Baintain floating market in South Kalimantan, Indonesia on December 31, 2013. (killerturnip/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Crystal Clear in Indonesia

A boardwalk takes visitors over crystal clear waters in Indonesia on November 10, 2013. (Stephen Boak/Flickr)
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A boardwalk takes visitors over crystal clear waters in Indonesia on November 10, 2013. (Stephen Boak/Flickr)

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)
Policy

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: Desolate Beauty in Indonesia

Mount Semeru towers over the rugged volcanoes of Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park in East Java, Indonesia on November 17, 2013. (deepgoswami/Flickr)
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Mount Semeru towers over the rugged volcanoes of Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park in East Java, Indonesia on November 17, 2013. (deepgoswami/Flickr)

Indonesia: Rupiah May Have Rallied, But Jakarta's Policy Decisions Still Bear Scrutiny

An Indonesian clerk holds stacks of Indonesian rupiah notes at a currency exchange office in Jakarta on Sept. 4, 2013. (Adek Berry/AFP/Getty Images)
Business

It may never be quite clear how much credit Indonesia's government deserves for righting its currency after its recent tumble, according to two analysts with the consultancy Control Risks.

Photo of the Day: Amusement in Indonesia

Children amuse themselves as they play along a railroad in West Java, Indonesia on September 11, 2013. (Kent Clark/Flickr)
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Children amuse themselves as they play along a railroad in West Java, Indonesia on September 11, 2013. (Kent Clark/Flickr)

Video: Indonesia's 'Burden' Regarding Islam and Democracy

Indonesia Foreign Minister Dr. Marty Natalegawa (L) and Asia Society Executive Vice President Tom Nagorski at Asia Society New York on September 19, 2013.
Policy

Can Indonesia be seen as a democratic model for other Muslim-majority countries like Egypt and Tunisia?