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Asia Blog's Top Five Posts of 2012

Lifestyle
The best Chinese restaurants in America, Oprah eating with her hands, and Obama's trip to Southeast Asia were among the most interesting topics to readers this year.

Photo of the Day: A Twinkling Constellation of Lights in Tokyo

Two people pause in front of twinkling Christmas lights in Tokyo, Japan on Decmeber 11, 2012. (lestaylorphoto/Flickr)
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Two people pause in front of twinkling Christmas lights in Tokyo, Japan on Decmeber 11, 2012. (lestaylorphoto/Flickr)

Northeast Asia in 2013: New Beginnings, Old Challenges

Policy

Charles Armstrong discusses what all the political transitions of 2012 will mean for the upcoming year.

Photos: Japanese Photographer Captures Year-Round Beauty in 'Four Seasons' Project

A winter shot of the Tadami bridge, part of Hideyuki Katagiri's
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Hideyuki Katagiri photographs a mountainous area in rural Japan year-round for his "Four Seasons of Oku Aizu" project.

2012: Psy, J-Lin Define Asian 'Zeitgeist' According to Google

Korean artist Psy (C) performs his worldwide hit
Lifestyle

"Gangnam Style" and Jeremy Lin sweep through Asia. We present the top searches in China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan and Vietnam.

Japanese Voters Bring Back Party With 'Nationalist Tilt'

Incoming Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe points to a journalist during a press conference at the LDP headquarters in Tokyo on December 17, 2012. (Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP/Getty Images)
Policy

Asia Society Associate Fellow Ayako Doi says the sweeping victory by Japan's Liberal Democratic Party will likely heighten tensions with China, South Korea, and other neighbors.

Photo of the Day: A Splash of Color in Kyoto

Bright yellow leaves fall from the autumn trees on this grey street in Kyoto, Japan on November 28, 2012. (genpi215/Filckr)
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Bright yellow leaves fall from the autumn trees on this grey street in Kyoto, Japan on November 28, 2012. (genpi215/Filckr)

Photo of the Day: Autumn in Japan

The leaves around this torii shrine change with the season in Matsudo, Japan on November 15, 2012. (lestaylorphoto/Flickr)
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The leaves around this torii shrine change with the season in Matsudo, Japan on November 15, 2012. (lestaylorphoto/Flickr)

Interview: Tokyo Photographer Reaches New Heights in 'Levitation' Self-Portraits

Natsumi Hayashi levitates in front of a public drinking fountain in her image
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Japanese photographer Natsumi Hayashi redefines "levitation" photography in her ongoing self-portrait project.

Photo of the Day: Full Moon Rising in Tokyo

The moon shines bright on a cloudy night in Tokyo, Japan on November 29, 2012. (takuhitosotome/Flickr)
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The moon shines bright on a cloudy night in Tokyo, Japan on November 29, 2012. (takuhitosotome/Flickr)