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Photo of the Day: Stealing Honey in Japan

A brown-eared Bulbul sucks nectar from the apricot blossoms in Yokohama-shi, Japan on March 1, 2015. (Toshihiro Gamo/Flickr)
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A brown-eared bulbul sucks nectar from the apricot blossoms in Yokohama-shi, Japan on March 1, 2015. (Toshihiro Gamo/Flickr)

Interview: Are 'Womenomics' Working in Japan?

A woman walks through a Tokyo underpass. (Sekihan/Flickr)
BusinessCurrent Affairs

Shinzo Abe is trying to get Japan's underrepresented women into the workforce to boost the economy. One expert discusses what leaders are doing right and what problems remain.

Video: Japanese Artist Creates Miniature World From a Kaleidoscope of Kimonos

In January 2015, Japanese artist Takahiro Iwasaki constructed one of his signature landscapes at Asia Society Museum. The installation is inspired by a traditional artwork in the Museum permanent collection.
Arts

Watch Japanese artist Takahiro Iwasaki piece together 'Out of Disorder (Folding Scenery),' which represents "the graceful transition of a Japanese landscape from the past to the present" at Asia Society Museum.

Photo of the Day: Gazing Off into the Distance in Japan

A red fox gazes pensively at the snow in Shiroishi-shi, Japan on February 15, 2015. (St Rv/Flickr)
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A red fox gazes pensively at the snow in Shiroishi-shi, Japan on February 15, 2015. (St Rv/Flickr)

Celebrating Momofuku Ando, Godfather of Instant Ramen

The Google Doodle on March 5, 2015 paid tribute to the late Momofuku Ando. (Google)
Food & RecipesMultimedia

Today, Google commemorated the 105th birthday of the late Momofuku Ando, the inventor of ramen instant noodles, with a new Google Doodle. Here’s a look back at three ramen-focused Asia Society programs and features.

For Yoshitomo Nara, Defining Art by Ethnicity is an 'Outdated Methodology'

Yoshitomo Nara, Life Is Only One!, 2007; Acrylic on wood; H194 x W410 x D7 cm. Courtesy of the artist. (José Luis Gutiérrez)
Arts

Get to know Yoshitomo Nara, internationally renowned contemporary artist, and see works from his first solo exhibition in Hong Kong.

Photo of the Day: Standing Out in the Vastness in Japan

A toddler is oblivious of her vast surroundings in Tokyo, Japan on February 21, 2015. (Takashi .M/Flickr)
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A toddler is oblivious of her vast surroundings in Tokyo, Japan on February 21, 2015. (Takashi .M/Flickr)

Video: 'At the End of the Day, China Has North Korea's Back'

L to R: Barbara Demick, Hitoshi Tanaka, Evans J.R. Revere, and Victor Cha discuss security in Northeast Asia (Ellen Wallop/Asia Society)
Policy

Panelists with expertise on Northeast Asia discuss relationships in the region and what security threats have arisen from North Korea and other issues.

Photo of the Day: A Sinking Orb of Fire in Japan

A setting sun seascape echoes the image of the national flag in Japan on February 14, 2015. (halfrain/Flickr)
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A setting sun seascape echoes the image of the national flag in Japan on February 14, 2015. (halfrain/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Bracing Against the Storm in Japan

Winter trees evoke loneliness in the middle of a storm near Lake Biwako, Japan on February 9, 2015. (Japanexperterna.se/Flickr)
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Winter trees evoke loneliness in the middle of a storm near Lake Biwako, Japan on February 9, 2015. (Japanexperterna.se/Flickr