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Multimedia: Artist Imran Qureshi Creates 'Dialogue' in Site-Specific Installations

Imran Qureshi working on his site-specific painting at Asia Society Museum in 2009. (Asia Society/Bill Swersey)
Arts

As the acclaimed Pakistani artist returns to New York City with a major new installation, a look back at his site-specific work for Asia Society Museum in 2009.

Photo of the Day: Returning Home in the Setting Sun in Vietnam

Fishermen head back with their boats as the day comes to an end in Mui Ne, Vietnam on May 12, 2013. (etherlore/Flickr)
Multimedia

Fishermen head back with their boats as the day comes to an end in Mui Ne, Vietnam on May 12, 2013. (etherlore/Flickr)

Video: Iron Man 3's China Push is Sign of Things to Come for Hollywood

Lifestyle

ChinaFile Managing Editor Jonathan Landreth tells Huffington Post Live he expects Hollywood producers such as those that made Iron Man 3 to continue to look for ways to tap into China's growing moviegoing market.

Interview: Turntable Pioneer DJ Qbert Spins for 'Planet Earth'

DJ Qbert. (Thud Rumble LTD.)
Lifestyle

The Filipino American master of the turntables tells Asia Society, "I see myself as a part of the whole human race and am here to make humanity move forward in everything I do."

Video: Election Ushers in 'New Model' of Democracy for Pakistan

Policy

Asia Society Senior Advisor Hassan Abbas tells CNN that although Nawaz Sharif won the prime ministership for the third time in his career, the election showed progress in Pakistan's democratic system.

Photo of the Day: Fishing Under the Bridge in India

A young boy casts his fishing net into the water beneath a bridge in Chennai, India on May 12, 2013. (Aschevogel/Flickr)
Multimedia

A young boy casts his fishing net into the water beneath a bridge in Chennai, India on May 12, 2013. (Aschevogel/Flickr)

Expert: Pakistan Election Outcome Hinges on Voter Turnout, Safety

Punjab police wait for the arrival of Nawaz Sharif, leader of the Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML) party, during the final day of campaigning at an election rally in Lahore, Pakistan on May 09, 2013. (Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)
Policy

Asia Society Senior Advisor Hassan Abbas says former Pakistan cricket star Imran Khan could win this weekend's election if voters come out in large numbers.

Interview: Dat Nguyen on Growing Up Vietnamese in Texas and Making NFL History

Former NFL player Dat Nguyen. (Delton Childs)
Lifestyle

The first Vietnamese player in National Football League history is now a sports talk radio personality in San Antonio.

For Heritage Month, Remembering 'One of a Kind' Painter Yasuo Kuniyoshi

Yasuo Kuniyoshi in his studio at 20 East 14th Street in New York City on October 31, 1940. (Max Yavno/W.P.A./Archives of American Art)
Arts

Japanese American artist Yasuo Kuniyoshi was an "enemy alien" in WWII who later became the first living American painter to get a solo exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art.

Photo of the Day: Taking A Break From Class in Cambodia

A young student looks up from his book to pose for a photo in Cambodia on May 8, 2013. (GPE/Natasha Graham/Flickr)
Multimedia

A young student looks up from his book to pose for a photo in Cambodia on May 8, 2013. (GPE/Natasha Graham/Flickr)