Worldwide Locations

Worldwide Locations

Filter +
Sections +
 

Asia Blog

Interview: Aasif Mandvi on Introducing Jon Hamm to the 'Indian Head Wobble'

Aasif Mandvi. (Adam Cantor)
Lifestyle

The Daily Show correspondent also lists his three favorite interviews on the fake news show and warns Jon Stewart of a potential John Oliver takeover.

Photo of the Day: Smiling in Class in China

A classroom full of children smile and listen attentively to their teacher in Jizushan, Yunnan Province, China on March 6, 2013. (James Moallem)
Multimedia

A classroom full of children smile and listen attentively to their teacher in Jizushan, Yunnan Province, China on March 6, 2013. (James Moallem)

Interview: Multitasking Fashion Guru, Reality TV Host Joe Zee Does What He Loves

Joe Zee, creative director of ELLE magazine and host of Sundance Channel's
Lifestyle

"Sleep can be overrated," the ELLE magazine creative director and reality television host tells Asia Society.

Asia Society Names Josette Sheeran New President

Policy

Today Asia Society announced the appointment of Josette Sheeran, the Vice Chair of the World Economic Forum, as the seventh president and CEO of the institution. Sheeran will assume the office on June 10.

Interview: Producer Kyu Lee on Bringing Psy and 'Korean Wave' of Pop Culture to US

Kyu Lee.
Lifestyle

The entertainment world insider who helped Psy break big in America talks about the responsibility he feels to help more Asians and Asian Americans gain exposure in U.S. mainstream media.

Photo of the Day: Down Below the Wisteria in Japan

A young boy walks in a garden blooming with purple wisteria on May 12, 2013. (kobaken (こばけん)/Flickr)
Multimedia

A young boy walks in a garden blooming with purple wisteria on May 12, 2013. (kobaken (こばけん)/Flickr)

White House Visit for Myanmar's Thein Sein Historic, and Earned

U.S. President Barack Obama shakes hands with Myanmar's President Thein Sein (R) after a meeting at the regional parliament building in Yangon on November 19, 2012. (Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)
Policy

In a show of just how far Myanmar has come, President Thein Sein — the unlikeliest of reformers — is in Washington to meet President Barack Obama at the White House on Monday.

History in the (Re)making as Nawaz Sharif Set to Become Pakistan's Prime Minister

Pakistan's incoming prime minister Nawaz Sharif speaks to journalists at his farm house in Raiwind, on the outskirts of Lahore, on May 13, 2013. (Roberto Schmidt/AFP/Getty Images)
Policy

Given a choice between Khan’s promise of "change" and Sharif’s presumably safer bet of "experience," writes M. Bilal Lakhani, Pakistani voters have leaned heavily towards experience.

Interview: 'Top Chef' Kristen Kish on Her Korean Fried Chicken Addiction, and More

Kristen Kish. (www.mercurephotography.com)
Lifestyle

The recent Top Chef winner talks about eating her weight in Doritos off camera during the show, and lists her favorite people to follow on Twitter.

Photo of the Day: Red Sails on Aqua Waters in Hong Kong

A boat glides through the rippling waves in Hong Kong on May 12, 2013. (iandolphin24/Flickr)
Multimedia

A boat glides through the rippling waves in Hong Kong on May 12, 2013. (iandolphin24/Flickr)