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Video: Looking Back, Irish Korean War Veterans Revisit Battleground 60 Years Later

Irish veterans revisited a Korean battlefield in April 2013 through a program sponsored by South Korea's government. (Asia Society Korea Center)
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As 12 Irish veterans of the Korean War return to South Korea 60 years after the end of the war, one of them reflects on his visit in an exclusive interview with Asia Society Korea Center.

Photo of the Day: Tying Together Pushcarts in Bangladesh

A Bangladeshi man ties his pushcart beside the road during a nationwide strike called by the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) in Dhaka, Bangaldesh on May 26, 2013. (Munir Uz Zaman/AFP/Getty Images)
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A Bangladeshi man ties his pushcart beside the road during a nationwide strike called by the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) in Dhaka, Bangaldesh on May 26, 2013. (Munir Uz Zaman/AFP/Getty Images)

Infographic: Asian American Corporate Employees Dedicated, But Often Don't Fit In

Over 40 percent of Asian Pacific Americans working at Fortune 500 Companies say they either don't feel a sense of belonging in the workplace or are indifferent.
Business

Asia Society's fourth annual Asian Pacific American Corporate Survey reveals that APA's sense of belonging in corporate America still trails behind.

Interview: New Philippines Senator 'Bam' Aquino IV Sets Sights on Growth for All

Paolo Benigno
Policy

Just elected to the Philippines Senate, Paolo Benigno “Bam” Aquino IV, a member of the inaugural class of Asia Society's Asia 21 Young Leaders, outlines his political aspirations at the outset of his first term.

Photo of the Day: Walking the Paddy Fields in Kashmir

A Kashmiri farmer walks in a paddy field on the outskirts of Srinagar on May 29, 2013. (Tauseef Mustafa/AFP/Getty Images)
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A Kashmiri farmer walks in a paddy field on the outskirts of Srinagar on May 29, 2013. (Tauseef Mustafa/AFP/Getty Images)

Orville Schell: Summit an Opportunity for 'Breakthrough' in US-China Relations

 U.S. President Barack Obama (2nd R) and Chinese then-Vice President Xi Jinping (2nd L) communicate through translators while meeting in the Oval Office at the White House on Feb. 14, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Policy

On the eve of this weekend's summit, veteran China-watcher Orville Schell says U.S.-China relations could stand a little Confucian "rectification."

Video: Don't Overstate the Meaning of Obama-Xi Summit, Says Ouyang Bin

Policy

Ouyang Bin, Arthur Ross Fellow at Asia Society's Center on U.S.-China Relations and Associate Editor of ChinaFile, wouldn't call Xi's first presidential state visit to the United States a historic meeting.

Can Aung San Suu Kyi Follow in the Footsteps of Walesa, Havel and Mandela?

Aung San Suu Kyiat the World Economic Forum on East Asia in Naypyidaw, Myanmar, on June 6, 2013. (Sikarin Thanachaiary/World Economic Forum)
Policy

It is altogether possible that Aung San Suu Kyi will soon march in the footsteps of other remarkable dissenters-turned-rulers, writes Asia Society's Tom Nagorski.

Interview: Pakistani Squash Star Maria Toorpakai Wins Victories On- and Off-Court

Maria Toorpakai, currently ranked #49 among the world's women squash players. (mariatoorpakai.com)
Lifestyle

The outspoken young athlete, a force for women's right to play sports, tells Asia Society, "Squash is a medium for me to make a positive change in the world."

Book Excerpt: Dan Washburn's Chapter From the 'Unsavory Elements' China Anthology

Zhou Xunshu's father. (Dan Washburn)
Arts

Asia Society Managing Editor Dan Washburn takes readers to a remote village in Guizhou in this excerpt from a forthcoming book.