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Book Excerpt: Orville Schell and John Delury on China's Path to 'Rejuvenation'

Wealth and Power: China’s Long March to the Twenty-first Century (Random House, 2013) by Orville Schell (top) and John Delury.
Policy

The duo from Asia Society's Center on U.S.-China Relations release Wealth and Power: China’s Long March to the Twenty-First Century later this month.

Photo of the Day: Mending a Fishing Net in Laos

A village chief mends his fishing net in Ban Pong Song, Laos on June 5, 2013. (Steel Wool/Flickr)
Multimedia

A village chief mends his fishing net in Ban Pong Song, Laos on June 5, 2013. (Steel Wool/Flickr)

Interview: RISD President John Maeda Bridges Cultures and Disciplines

Rhode Island School of Design President John Maeda. (Jon Kamen)
Education

Rhode Island School of Design President John Maeda talks about what growing up Asian American taught him, being the "bridge" between disparate disciplines, and Twitter as his public diary.

Photo of the Day: Tending the Cows in Mongolia

A village girl takes her cows out for their evening milking in Bayanchandmani, Mongolia on June 3, 2013. (mfcorwin/Flickr)
Multimedia

A village girl takes her cows out for their evening milking in Bayanchandmani, Mongolia on June 3, 2013. (mfcorwin/Flickr)

Interview: Time-lapse Photographer Rob Whitworth Transforms Chaos Into Structure

Multimedia

Shanghai-based photographer Rob Whitworth, specializing in time-lapse photography, captures both the energy and order of cities in Asia with his unique perspective.

Photo of the Day: Showing Off Dance Steps in Japan

A group of girls show off their dance skills in the Ohara Matsuri Dance Festival in Shibuya, Japan on May 19, 2013. (Masaru Minoya/Flickr)
Multimedia

A group of girls show off their dance skills in the Ohara Matsuri Dance Festival in Shibuya, Japan on May 19, 2013. (Masaru Minoya/Flickr)

Study: Not Enough American Students Learning '21st Century Skills'

A classroom at Gloucestershire College. (James F Clay/Flickr)
Education

Brandon Busteed, Executive Director of Gallup Education, says schools need to focus on knowledge construction, real-world problem-solving, collaboration, self-regulation, skilled communication, technology, and global awareness.

Photo of the Day: Getting the Blood Pumping in Cambodia

A group of boys challenge each other in a game of volleyball in Cambodia on June 6, 2013. (Dan Peiron/Flickr)
Multimedia

A group of boys challenge each other in a game of volleyball in Cambodia on June 6, 2013. (Dan Peiron/Flickr)

Interview: Food Writer Diana Kuan Gets Creative with Chinese Cuisine

Diana Kuan's
ArtsFood & Recipes

The author of The Chinese Takeout Cookbook dishes to Asia Society about trying new flavors, from New York City to Beijing — and divulges her current top spots for soup dumplings and dim sum.

Photo of the Day: Taking a Break in China

Two children play on a statue outside a factory in Shifosi town, the biggest jade center in the world in Henan, China on May 31, 2013. (Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)
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Two children play on a statue outside a factory in Shifosi town, the biggest jade center in the world in Henan, China on May 31, 2013. (Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)