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Photos: Streets of Nepal

A man sits with his radio at a home for the elderly on the outskirts of Kathmandu. (Garry Waller)
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Photographer Garry Waller captured everyday life in the streets of Nepal on a recent trip.

Book Excerpt: 'Every Nation for Itself' by Ian Bremmer

World leaders pose for a group photo at the G20 summit in Washington, DC on Nov. 15, 2008. Four years later, Ian Bremmer argues, the G20 is no longer a source of meaningful leadership. (Tim Sloan/AFP/Getty Images)
Policy

For the first time since the end of World War II, says Ian Bremmer, no single power or alliance of powers is ready to take on the challenges of global leadership.

Photo of the Day: Red Sail at Sunset, Li River

Old river barge on the Li River, Guanxi, China on October 9, 2010. (Stuck in Customs/Flickr)
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An aging river barge on the Li River, Guangxi, China on October 9, 2010 defines "picturesque." (Stuck in Customs/Flickr)

Shanghai, Bo Xilai and 5 China Noirs You Should Read this Summer

The scandal surrounding ousted Chinese official Bo Xilai (L) got Asia Society Associate Fellow Jeffrey Wasserstrom thinking about some of his favorite noir books about China. (Bo Xilai photo by Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)
Arts

After a brief primer on the "wicked old treaty port" of Shanghai, Asia Society Associate Fellow Jeffrey Wasserstrom suggests some China-crime-themed summer reading.

The Best Way to View Asia Society Content on Your Mobile Device

Google Currents allows you to view Asia Society blog posts and videos on your iPhone, iPad or Android device.
Lifestyle

Asia Blog now has its very own mobile edition, designed specifically for use on iPads, iPhones and Android devices. Google Currents offers mobile users an easy and convenient way to view Asia Society blog posts and videos.

Photo of the Day: Koala Cuteness in Kobe, Japan

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A koala bear in Oji zoo, Kobe, Japan on April 30, 2012. (pelican/Flickr)

Interview: Artist Chitra Ganesh Evokes 'Ghost Effect' of Silent Cinema [Images]

Chitra Ganesh, 'Gopa in the Garden, Prem Sanyas' (2012), charcoal on paper, 141 x 191.8 cm.
Arts

Acclaimed Indian American artist reanimates some of cinema's first female icons in her new works on paper.

Photo of the Day: Afternoon Reading in India

Multimedia

A man and woman read at their doorstep in Rajasthan, India on April 6, 2012. (Steve Lau/Flickr)

Interview: U.S. 'Emboldens' Philippines In South China Sea Dispute With China

The guided-missile destroyers USS Sampson and USS Pinkney operate in the South China Sea in 2010. (U.S. Navy/David Mercil)
Policy

In an interview with a Global Post reporter Asia Society Senior Program Officer Andrew Billo says the U.S.'s military involvement in the South China Sea has increased tension in the region.

Photo of the Day: Health Care Plan in a Bag, Yinchuan, China

Multimedia

Chinese herbal pharmacy in Yinchuan, China on July 3, 2011. (Steve Lau/Flickr)