"There is an added twist to this interplay between novelty and familiarity in recent headlines" coming out of China, notes Sinologist Jeffrey Wasserstrom.
"There is no magical way to do business in China," says American expat and Great Leap Brewery founder Carl Setzer. "There is only case-by-case experience and know-how."
Three figures watch passersby serenely as they stand above the ground in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on June 2, 2013. (David Berkowitz/Flickr)
A New York Times International Editor hails the new book by Asia Society's Orville Schell and John Delury as "a fascinating attempt to reconcile China's current success with its past suffering."
Asia Society Associate Fellow Ayako Doi says a win this weekend by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition may mean increased government focus on military build-up.
The streets start to blur on an auto ride in Bangalore, India on June 2, 2013.(R E B E L/Flickr)
"The essential point is that when China is the world’s largest economy, there’s a psychological shift," notes Asia Society Senior Fellow Jamie Metzl at a recent Vail Symposium talk.
A family whose home was destroyed in the floods of 2010 recall the tragedy as they pose for a photo in Pakistan on June 24, 2013. (Shiho Fukada/Flickr)
In India, the land of his great-grandmother, Quincy Kendell Charles furthers his immersion in a traditional dance form.
Law professor Carl Minzner argues that if China doesn't reform its legal system, the country "might resemble 19th-century Russia more than 20th-century South Korea or Taiwan."
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