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Asia 21 Young Leaders Help Make History at Afghanistan Presidential Debate

L to R: Afghan presidential candidates Abdullah Abdullah, Qayum Karzai, Abdul Rahim Wardak, Zalmai Rassoul and Ashraf Ghani take part in a debate at Tolo TV station in Kabul on February 4, 2014. (Wakil Kohsar/AFP/Getty Images)
Policy

Afghanistan's first-ever presidential debate was televised by Tolo News, which is headed by two executives with Asia Society ties.

Photo of the Day: A Master at Work in India

A cook prepares a large feast in giant pots billowing with steam in Tiruvannamalai, India on November 22, 2013. (Vinoth Chandar/Flickr)
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A cook prepares a large feast in giant pots billowing with steam in Tiruvannamalai, India on November 22, 2013. (Vinoth Chandar/Flickr)

Photos/Video: Celebrating Chinese New Year's Eve in a Historic Village in China

Bishan village, in Anhui, China, after the first round of firecrackers,on January 30, 2014. (Sun Yunfan)

Experience the sights and sounds of Bishan, a rural village in China's Anhui province, on January 30, the eve of the Year of the Horse.

Interview: USPS Puts Its Stamp on Lunar New Year With Illustrator's New Series

Year of the Horse (Kam Mak)
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Meet Kam Mak, the artist behind the colorful U.S.P.S. stamp series, "Celebrating Lunar New Year," as he talks to us about what the holiday means to him and what inspires him in his designs.

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)

Interview: Reimagining Confucian Ideals as 21st-Century 'Force for Progress'

Jung-kyu Kim (L), co-author of
Policy

A new book on Confucianism and modern governance aims to rediscover the "non-hierarchical, non-authoritarian spirit of Confucius" for the 21st century.

China's Mass Migration Home for Lunar New Year in Pictures

Passengers prepare to board the trains that will eventually take them home for the Spring Festival on January 26, 2014 in Beijing, China. (ChinaFotoPress/Getty Images)
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The scores of Chinese who made the long trek back to their hometown for Spring Festival faced crowded train stations and long, arduous rides to ring in the new year with loved ones.

Photo of the Day: Reflections in the Water in Nepal

A Nepalese Hindu devotee reaches to fill her pot with water as part of the month-long Swasthani festival on January 30, 2014 in Kathmandu, Nepal. (Prakash Mathema/AFP/Getty Images)
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A Nepalese Hindu devotee reaches to fill her pot with water as part of the month-long Swasthani festival on January 30, 2014 in Kathmandu, Nepal. (Prakash Mathema/AFP/Getty Images)

State of the Union: An Educator's Take on Obama's 'Year of Action'

President of the United States Barack Obama. (Pete Souza/Official White House Photo)
Education

Can we finally make education the great equalizer Horace Mann said it could be, nearly 200 years ago? Tony Jackson cites some common practices in East Asian school systems that are among the world's best.

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.