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Japanese Superstar Ryoko Yonekura Returns to Broadway Spotlight

(Masahiro Noguchi)
ArtsCurrent Affairs

The Japanese actress will appear in the award-winning musical 'Chicago.'

Why Trump Should Woo India

Right-wing activists of India's Hindu Sena party pose with a poster of Russian President Vladimir Putin, (L), Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (2L) and US President-elect Donald Trump (R) during an event in New Delhi on January 19, 2017.(Sajjad Hussain/AFP/Getty Images)

The president's Asian charm offensive should not neglect the world's largest democracy.

Are China and the U.S. Destined for War?

Will these two go to war? (Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)
Policy

What the ancient conflict between Athens and Sparta tells us about present-day Sino-American relations

Novelist Min Jin Lee on the 'Eternal Foreignness' of Being Asian American

(Tracy Hunter/Flickr)
Arts

The Korean-American writer discusses her work profiling Japan's marginalized Korean population.

A 'Very Dangerous Period' For the U.S. and China

China's second aircraft carrier during a launch ceremony at Dalian shipyard on April 26, 2017. (STR/AFP/Getty)
Current Affairs

Howard French describes how economics and demographics make China anxious to gain what it can in the next 10 to 15 years.

Award-Winning Journalist Ellen Barry on India's Missing Women Workers

Former Washington Post Managing Editor Marcus Brauchli presents Ellen Barry with the 2017 Oz Elliott Award prize. (Maria Baranova-Suzuki/Asia Society)
Current Affairs

The New York Times South Asia bureau chief was awarded the 2017 Osborn Elliott Prize for Excellence in Journalism on Asia.

Six Questions for Violinist Anne Akiko Meyers

Anne Akiko Meyers (Lisa-Marie Mazzucco)
Arts

The prolific and popular classical musician discusses her prized instrument, her diverse repertoire, and the importance of a great lunch.

Dwayne Johnson’s Stuntman: ‘I’m Typecast Often and That’s Alright'

China's Athletics System Seeks to Learn from American Sports Culture

Chinese gymnasts pose with their medals at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. (Jonathan Ferrey/Getty)
Current Affairs

Carrie Xu of the Pac-12 describes how Chinese university coaches are learning from their American counterparts.

Asia In-Depth Podcast: American Universities in China — Free Speech Bastions or Threat to Academic Freedom?

A student walks past the entrance to New York University's Shanghai campus. (Eric Fish/Asia Society)
Current AffairsEducation

Asia In-Depth explores the controversies surrounding American universities like NYU that have established campuses in China.