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Photo of the Day: Cruising Along the Bay in Philippines

Fishermen cruise serenely through a mall and entertainment park along the bay in Manila, Philippines on May 31, 2013. (Veejay Villafranca/Getty Images))
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Fishermen cruise serenely through a mall and entertainment park along the bay in Manila, Philippines on May 31, 2013. (Veejay Villafranca/Getty Images)

Interview: 'Spice Spoon' Blogger Samples Pakistani, Afghan and Iranian Cooking

Chicken kebab sliders with mint aïoli, one of the many delicacies highlighted on Shayma Saadat's blog
Food & RecipesLifestyle

Toronto-based writer and photographer Shayma Saadat draws on her mixed heritage to cook up an award-winning "food memoir" blog.

Interview: Author Anchee Min Revisits Immigrant's Struggle in New Memoir

Arts

Acclaimed author Anchee Min talks about her newest memoir, The Cooked Seed, and her experiences adapting to a new country. In-person appearance at Asia Society Texas Center on June 23.

Photo of the Day: Cooling Off in India

An Indian boy washes himself with water to cool down in Amritsar, India on May 28, 2013. (Narinder Nanu/AFP/Getty Images)
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An Indian boy washes himself with water to cool down in Amritsar, India on May 28, 2013. (Narinder Nanu/AFP/Getty Images)

Video: US 'Has to Fix' Middle East Before It Can Credibly Pivot to Asia, Says Vali Nasr

Foreign policy analyst Vali Nasr speaking at Asia Society New York on June 17, 2013. (Elsa Ruiz/Asia Society)
Policy

Vali Nasr, Dean of the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, tells Asia Society that the Chinese are investing "where they think the game is tomorrow" — the Middle East.

Photos: I Sing of... Singh Street Style, a Fashion Blog for the Chic Sikh

Lifestyle

Founder Pardeep Singh Bahra talks about Singh Street Style, a blog featuring stylish men who just happen to be wearing turbans.

Interview: Historian Considers Three Tumultuous Years in Ever-Changing China

The skyline in Shanghai, China, on Oct. 19, 2012. Shanghai now has more skyscrapers than New York City and its population, currently estimated at 18 million, is forecast to reach 25 million by 2020. (Thomas Fischler/Flickr)
Policy

China and the U.S. are now intertwined to such a point, says Asia Society Associate Fellow Jeffrey Wasserstrom, that nearly every news story about one place has some link to the other.

Photo of the Day: Sitting Under A Letter Tree in Malaysia

A woman sits under a tree of letters from girls around the world at a conference on women's health in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on May 30, 2013. (Rahman Rosian/Getty Images)
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A woman sits under a tree of letters from girls around the world at a conference on women's health in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on May 30, 2013. (Rahman Rosian/Getty Images)

Interview: Japanese American Grant Ujifusa Defied Odds in Face of Historic U.S. Error

This monument at the Manzanar National Historic Site in California was established to commemorate the internment of nearly 120,000 Japanese Americans during World War II. (manyhighways/flickr)
Policy

Meet the key individual behind official U.S. acknowledgment of the injustice done to Japanese Americans in WWII. In-person appearance at Asia Society New York this Thursday, June 20.

Interview: Gisue Hariri on Her Persian Influences and Women in Architecture

Gisue Hariri (R) and Mojgan Hariri (L), sisters and co-founders of the multidisciplinary architecture and design firm Hariri & Hariri. (Karin Kohlberg)
Lifestyle

Gisue Hariri of Hariri & Hariri talks about how her Iranian childhood influenced her architecture, designing for Mozart's hometown, and what needs to be done to get more women into her field.