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Video: 'Internet is the Answer' Declares Ai Weiwei in Newly Launched Blog

In the first video posted on his new blog, Ai Weiwei speaks on the role of digital media in today's China. (YouTube)
Arts

The indefatigable artist and activist's first post is a video in which he argues for the role of the internet in establishing a civil society under authoritarian rule.

Photo of the Day: Early Morning Repose in India

A boy napping in a boat along the banks of Ganges in Varanasi, India on July 2, 2012. (Shivika Sinha)
Multimedia

A boy naps in a boat along the banks of Ganges in Varanasi, India on July 2, 2012. (Shivika Sinha)

Eyeing New Press Freedoms Next Door, China's Netizens Develop 'Myanmar Envy'

National League for Democracy supporters cheer as they parade ahead of the parliamentary elections in Yangon, Myanmar on March 30, 2012. (Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
Policy

When Myanmar’s opposition leader and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi began her visit to the United States in September, Chinese netizens were watching closely.

You've Heard About Halloween, But How Does Asia Honor the Dead?

Countless lanterns illuminate the night sky to honor those lost during the Obon festival in Japan. (laurenz/Flickr)
Multimedia

Halloween isn't the only celebration honoring the dead. Countries all over the world have their own ways of honoring those generations long gone.

Photo of the Day: Children at Play in Shanghai

Children horsing around during their day off from school in Shanghai on March 10, 2012. (jijis/Flickr)
Multimedia

Children horsing around during their day off from school in Shanghai on March 10, 2012. (jijis/Flickr)

Video: There's a School on a Solar Panel-Powered Boat in Bangladesh? Yep!

A scene from the documentary
Multimedia

Filmmaker Glenn Baker hopes to re-frame American views of the South Asian region through Easy Like Water, a documentary about a Bangladeshi architect's quest to bring education to flooded areas of his homeland.

Photo of the Day: Braving the Flood in Philippines

A man bikes through a flooded field in Laguna, Philippines on August 10, 2012. (IRRI Images/Flickr)
Multimedia

A man bikes through a flooded field in Laguna, Philippines on August 10, 2012. (IRRI Images/Flickr)

Ahead of Film Summit, Here's Everything You Need to Know About China's Movie Industry

Ben Kingsley stars as The Mandarin in 'Iron Man 3,' a Hollywood-China
Business

ChinaFile Managing Editor Jonathan Landreth reports from Los Angeles on the eve of the U.S.-China Film Summit, an annual event now more important than ever.

Photo of the Day: A Storm's a Brewing in Thailand

Stormy clouds gather above the water in Surat Thani, Thailand on September 14, 2007. (maistora/Flickr)
Multimedia

Stormy clouds gather above the water in Surat Thani, Thailand on September 14, 2007. (maistora/Flickr)

'An Army of Zhang Ziyis' and Other Colorful Quotes from Media Maven Hung Huang

Journalist, publisher, and entrepreneur Hung Huang.
Lifestyle

The Chinese journalist, publisher, and entrepreneur, who will speak at Asia Society New York on October 30, isn't one to shy away from provocative statements.