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Photo of the Day: Tranquil Reflections in China

A bridge flanked by trees forms a serene reflection in a pond in Beijing, China on January 8, 2015. (Jens Schott Knudsen/Flickr)
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A bridge flanked by trees forms a serene reflection in a pond in Beijing, China on January 8, 2015. (Jens Schott Knudsen/Flickr)

Asia 21 Young Leader: Sri Lanka Election Upset Builds Expectations for Rule of Law

 Newspapers for sale at a stall in Colombo on January 10, 2015, leading with headlines about Sri Lanka's new president Maithripala Sirisena. (Akruwan Wanniarachchi/AFP/Getty Images)
Current Affairs

After nearly a decade of deteriorating democracy and judicial independence under outgoing president Mahinda Rajapaksa, Sri Lankan legal expert says it's time to reestablish individual rights and checks on power.

Photo of the Day: Waiting for the Fish to Bite in Hong Kong

An avid angler waits for the fish to bite at sunset on Lamma Island, Hong Kong on January 3, 2015. (Os Ishmael/Flickr)
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An avid angler waits for the fish to bite at sunset on Lamma Island, Hong Kong on January 3, 2015. (Os Ishmael/Flickr)

Profile: A Storyteller on a One-Man Mission to Preserve Lahore's Vanishing Legacy

In Lahore's Fakir Khana Museum, Farhan Shah recounts the story of Sikh ruler Maharaja Sher Singh's assassination. (Sonya Rehman)
Current Affairs

Pakistan's most storied city is at risk of losing its stories — but Farhan Shah is determined to prevent that from happening.

Photo of the Day: Fishing at Sunrise in Thailand

A fishermen gets a head start on his catch at sunrise in Thailand on January 4, 2015. (Yannis/Flickr)
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A fishermen gets a head start on his catch at sunrise in Thailand on January 4, 2015. (Yannis/Flickr)

Ten of the Biggest Stories from China in 2014

Runners in masks file past a soldier during the Beijing Marathon. (Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)
Current Affairs

Approaching its second anniversary, ChinaFile looks back on its coverage of 2014, which was, "as ever, an eventful year for China." 

Photo of the Day: A Rush of Clouds in Malaysia

Red clouds streak across a dusky sky in Sabah, Malaysia on January 3, 2015. (Jimmy Chen/Flickr)
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Red clouds streak across a dusky sky in Sabah, Malaysia on January 3, 2015. (Jimmy Chen/Flickr)

Asia Society Looking for Spring 2015 Interns

An intern cubicle on the 7th floor by the online team at Asia Society New York. (Tahiat Mahboob)
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Check out these exciting Spring 2015 internship opportunities with the online team at Asia Society's New York headquarters.

Photo of the Day: Covered in Snow in Japan

A bright red house stands out like a beacon amidst snow covered trees in Japan on January 5, 2015. (wufai2013/Flickr)
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A bright red house stands out like a beacon amidst snow covered trees in Japan on January 5, 2015. (wufai2013/Flickr)

Asia-Pacific Trade in 2014: A Year of Hedging Bets and Weaving Intricate Webs

Leaders from the Trans-Pacific Partnership take part in a meeting at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing on November 10, 2014. From left: Vietnam’s Vu Hu Hoang, U.S. Trade Representative Mike Froman, U.S. President Barack Obama, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, and Singapore’s Ow Foong Pheng. (Mandel Ngan/Getty Images)
Policy

Shom Sen, a former Wadsworth Fellow with the Asia Society Policy Institute, assesses major developments in Asia-Pacific trade negotiations and agreements and their implications for regional relations.