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Photo of the Day: Waves of Blue in Bangladesh

Swirling waves make their way to the sandy shore of Cox's Bazaar, Bangladesh on May 16, 2012. (BonBiral/Flickr)
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Swirling waves make their way to the sandy shore of Cox's Bazaar, Bangladesh on May 16, 2012. (BonBiral/Flickr)

TV Hybrid 'Hindustani' Brings Bollywood Core Values to Arab World

Actors Malayeen (L) and Bashir al-Ghonim (R) in 'Hindustani' (OSN).
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For decades, the Arab world has been a big market for Bollywood cinema — and now Hindustani, a new Gulf serial, puts the core of Bollywood's appeal into an Arabic-speaking context.

Photo of the Day: Dance of the Drongos in India

Two drongo birds go head to head in Tamil Nadu, India on January 6, 2012. (VinothChandar/Flickr)
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Two drongo birds go head to head in Tamil Nadu, India on January 6, 2012. (VinothChandar/Flickr)

Dan Rather on His Intro to Asia: Shock Troops in India and Vietnam's 'Jungle Hell'

Dan Rather, war correspondent. (danrather.com)
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In part two of our exclusive interview, the veteran journalist discusses his first assignments in Asia — wars in India and Vietnam in the mid-1960s, that he admits he was "ill-prepared" to cover.

Photo of the Day: Symmetrical Sages in India

Two venerable Hindu men almost seem to be mirror images of each other on the steps of a building in Varanasi, India on March 17, 2012. ([ changó ]/Flickr)
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Two Hindu men almost seem to be mirror images of each other on the steps of a building in Varanasi, India on March 17, 2012. ([ changó ]/Flickr)

Video: Dueling Takes on 'Dama Dam Mast Qalandar' from Arieb Azhar and Arif Lohar

Arieb Azhar in concert in New York City on July 3, 2012.
Arts

Compare and contrast: Two of Pakistan's veteran performers offer their own takes on a Sufi standby.

Gallery: Food and a Floating Market in Vietnam's Mekong Delta

Dawn patrol: vendors heading to market get an early start on the Mekong River in Vietnam. (Hélène Franchineau)
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Hong Kong-based South China Morning Post reporter Hélène Franchineau has a passion for telling stories through videos and photos. During a brief trip to Vietnam last spring, Franchineau made her way to the Mekong Delta.

Expert: Clinton Tries to Dampen Fears of China 'Rivalry' in Southeast Asia Tour

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton toasts Vietnamese Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh during the ASEAN Gala Dinner at City Hall in Phnom Penh on July 12, 2012. (Brendan Smialowski/AFP/GettyImages)
Policy

Asia Society's Suzanne DiMaggio tells media outlets that Hillary Clinton's focus in Southeast Asia shows the U.S. is interested in touting its non-military interests in the region.

Photo of the Day: Paint Me Pastel in Tokyo

An evening sun reaches toward the horizon of Tokyo's skyline in Japan, photographed on May 26, 2012. (arcreyes [-ratamahatta-]/Flickr)
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The evening sun colors Tokyo's skyline in pastel hues on May 26, 2012. (arcreyes [-ratamahatta-]/Flickr)

Video: Obama's Half-Sister Credits Their Mother for 'Freedom to Be Many Things'

Maya Soetoro-Ng (L) with Asia Society President Vishakha Desai in New York on July 10, 2012. (Nan Melville/Asia Society)
Education

In her Tuesday night Asia Society talk, Maya Soetoro-Ng credited her mother, the late Ann Dunham, with giving her the ability to see things from multiple perspectives at once.