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Interview: Food Writer Michael Krondl Explores the Delicious Desserts of Kolkata

The classic golab jamun. (roland/Flickr)
Food & RecipesLifestyle

Food writer Michael Krondl shares what leads him to travel the world to see how different cultures embrace desserts — particularly in Kolkata, India.

Photo of the Day: Harvesting Season in The Philippines

Farmers work in a field full of golden crops in San Joaquin, Philippines on April 1, 2013. (Eduardo S. Seastres)
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Farmers work in a field full of golden crops in San Joaquin, Philippines on April 1, 2013. (Eduardo S. Seastres)

Photos: Across Asia, Portraits Encompass Hard Lives and Childlike Wonder

A friendly Vietnamese boy stops his bicycle in Cao Lahn, Vietnam to offer a smile and a peace sign on February 22, 2010. (Nancy A. Scherl)
Multimedia

From India to Vietnam, photographer Nancy A. Scherl documents the human experience in portraits of people she meets in her travels.

Kong Nay in Concert: You Read About It in the New York Times, Watch It Here

Cambodian chapei dong vong (long-neck guitar) player Kong Nay performs at Asia Society New York on April 20, 2013. (Elsa Ruiz/Asia Society)
Multimedia

The Cambodian chapei dong vong (long-neck guitar) master's performance at Asia Society New York — now available in full — gets a shout out from the New York Times.

Photo of the Day: Painted Fury in Singapore

A vibrantly painted sculpture conveys a sense of anger in Haw Par Villa, Singapore on April 21, 2013. (sarahstarkweather/Flickr)
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A vibrantly painted sculpture conveys a sense of anger in Haw Par Villa, Singapore on April 21, 2013. (sarahstarkweather/Flickr)

7.0 Quake Hits China's Sichuan Province

Rescuers sit on ruins of a house in Longmen township, close to the epicenter of a magnitude 7.0 earthquake that hit the city of Ya'an, southwest China's Sichuan province on April 20, 2013. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)
Multimedia

Early Saturday a magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck southwestern China. Asia Society takes a look at the coverage of the news.

Video: An Exclusive Song From Kong Nay, Master of the Mekong Delta Blues

Watch legendary Cambodian singer Kong Nay perform live for free at 8 p.m. Saturday night New York time at AsiaSociety.org/Live.
Arts

Also, watch a complete live concert from the legendary Cambodian singer for free at 8 p.m. Saturday night New York time at AsiaSociety.org/Live.

Video: Nandan Nilekani on How Technology Can Transform India

Nandan Nilekani chairs the Unique Identification Authority of India. (YouTube)
Policy

Nadan Nilekani, the billionaire entrepreneur from India, appears at Asia Society in New York on Thursday, April 25 to discuss how India can leverage "leapfrog" technology to spur development.

Photo of the Day: A Sea of Tulips in South Korea

Meandering rows of tulips in vibrant colors in Gyeongsangnam-Do, South Korea on April 16, 2013. (khj11107/Flickr)
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Meandering rows of tulips in vibrant colors in Gyeongsangnam-Do, South Korea on April 16, 2013. (khj11107/Flickr)

Live from New York, This Saturday Night: Cambodia's Master Guitarist Kong Nay

Cambodian musician Kong Nay plays the chapei dong vong (long-neck guitar).
Arts

Cambodian long-neck guitar player Kong Nay brings his soulful sounds to the Asia Society New York stage this Saturday night. The concert is sold-out, but don't despair: it will also be a free live webcast on AsiaSociety.org/Live.