A Hello Kitty character pounds rice cakes at the Sanrio Puroland Theme Park in Tokyo, Japan on January 5, 2014. (Tomhohiro Ohtake/Flickr)
2013 was a challenging year for India, Pakistan and Afghanistan, and this year could define the fate of the region for years to come. The U.S. can enhance stability by pursuing a regional strategy.
Women maneuver their produce-laden boats at the Lok Baintain floating market in South Kalimantan, Indonesia on December 31, 2013. (killerturnip/Flickr)
China scholars contrast American and Chinese approaches to investment and development worldwide.
The yellow facade of a temple stands out from a view atop a building in Zhenjiang, China on December 6, 2013. (Tahiat Mahboob)
Former Iranian nuclear negotiator Hossein Mousavian and Asia Society’s Suzanne DiMaggio offered their views on the interim nuclear agreement between the P5+1 countries and Iran and on the prospects ahead for U.S.-Iran relations.
Check out these exciting Spring 2014 internship opportunities with the online team at Asia Society's New York headquarters.
One of the first countries to ring in the new year, a fireworks showcase explodes in Sydney Harbor, Australia on January 1, 2014. (Halans/Flickr)
As the world bids 2013 farewell, we look back at some of the year's most memorable people and events from Asia.
A look back at Asia Society's most popular videos in 2013 shows viewers' tastes running the gamut from music to politics to film.