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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)
Food & RecipesMultimedia

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)
Multimedia

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.

Photo of the Day: Hitching A Free Ride in Laos

A young boy carries a toddler on his shoulders in Namtha, Laos on July 9, 2012. (HRAMIREZ/Flickr)
Multimedia

A young boy carries a toddler on his shoulders in Namtha, Laos on July 9, 2012. (HRAMIREZ/Flickr)

Dan Rather: International News Coverage in 60s and 70s Better Than Today [Video]

Multimedia

This is the first in a series of exclusive video interviews with veteran journalist Dan Rather, who visited Asia Society Studios in New York City in late June. In this segment Rather discusses what he believes is the most important news out of Asia today, and whether the media is getting it right.

Asia Society and USIP Further Burma-US Relations with Track II Dialogue

U.S. Special Rep. and Policy Coordinator for Myanmar Derek Mitchell at a press conference at the U.S. Embassy in Yangon on March 15, 2012. On June 29, the U.S. Senate confirmed Mitchell as the new U.S. Ambassador to Burma. (Soe Than Win/AFP/Getty Images)
Policy

Asia Society, the Blue Moon Fund and the USIP convened representatives of the Myanmar Development Resources Institute, senior advisers to Burmese president Thein Sein and U.S. experts to discuss the transition from authoritarian rule in Burma.

Busman's Holiday: A Young China Scholar Takes Americans on Tour

Song of Friendship (友谊之歌), 1979. (ChinesePosters.net)
Lifestyle

University of Pennsylvania professor and China specialist Arthur Waldron recounts his first trip into China in 1981, when he was a simple tour guide for a group of U.S. tourists.

Photo of the Day: Down by the Riverside in Bangladesh

Mayadip Islanders arrive across the Meghna River from mainland Sonargaon, Bangladesh's ancient capital on July 2, 2012. (The Advocacy Project/Flickr)
Multimedia

Mayadip Islanders arrive across the Meghna River from mainland Sonargaon, Bangladesh's ancient capital on July 2, 2012. (The Advocacy Project/Flickr)