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Photos: India and Pakistan Celebrate 70 Years of Independence

An Indian girl holds a flag during Independence Day celebrations in Secunderabad, the twin city of Hyderabad, on August 15, 2017. (Noah Seelam/AFP/Getty)
Current Affairs

The two independent states were created this week in 1947.

The North Korea Crisis — What's Next?

 Kim Jong-Un (C) celebrates the successful test-fire of the intercontinental ballistic missile Hwasong-14 at an undisclosed location. (SPR/AFP/Getty Images)
Current AffairsPolicy

Why negotiating with China may be the only viable option for the U.S.

17 Drone Photographs Reveal How Urbanization Has Changed China

The buildings of Shanghai (Charlie Xia)
ArtsMultimedia

The photographer Charlie Xia showcases a rare, unique perspective on China's landscape.

How Hukou Reform is Changing the Makeup of Chinese Factory Towns

A woman carries a girl in the Heiqiaocun migrant village in Beijing on February 15, 2017. (Nicolas Asfouri/AFP/Getty)
Current Affairs

A recent survey of Chinese factories suggests more migrant workers are bringing their children when they migrate, but they still face hardships.

Asia Abridged Podcast: India's Missing Women Workers

An Indian labourer works at a brick factory near Allahabad on April 30, 2017. (Sanjay Kanojia/AFP/Getty Images)
Current Affairs

The award-winning journalist Ellen Barry explores why so many Indian women are dropping from the workforce. 

The Death of a Dissident: ChinaFile on Liu Xiaobo

Liu Xiaobo, the Chinese dissident who died Thursday, was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in absentia in Oslo, Norway, in 2010. (Berit Roald/AFP/Getty Images)
Current Affairs

Essays and reflections on the Nobel Peace laureate, who died Thursday at the age of 61.

Does Trump's Presidency Mean Australia Needs a 'Plan B' — Toward China?

Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) shakes hands with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull before their meeting at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing on April 15, 2016. (Kenzaburo Fukuhama/AFP/Getty Images)
Current AffairsPolicy

A series of essays explores the increasingly crucial relationship between Canberra and Asia.

TED's Chris Anderson on Reframing the 'Nationalism vs. Globalism' Debate

Jacqueline Novogratz and Chris Anderson discuss the importance of globalism. (Maria Baranova-Suzuki/Asia Society)
Current Affairs

Chris Anderson: Globalism is more than "big, fat, faceless companies."

Former CIA Analyst: 'We Are Smoking Something' if We Think North Korea Denuclearization Is Achievable

(L to R) Chung-in Moon, Barbara Demick, Daniel Russell, and Sue Mi Terry speak at Asia Society in New York on June 19, 2017. (Elsa Ruiz/Asia Society)
Current AffairsPolicy

Sue Mi Terry says recent meetings with North Korean officials reemphasized the country's commitment to its nuclear weapons program.

35 Years After Vincent Chin's Murder, How Has America Changed?

Vincent Chin
Current Affairs

Asian Americans reflect on the racially motivated 1982 murder of a Chinese American man and its modern day legacy.