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Photo of the Day: Futuristic Singapore

A view at night of the Fullerton Bay Hotel in Singapore on January 12, 2012.  (Anh Dinh /Flickr)

New York Times on Asia Society's Hong Kong and Houston Expansion

An edited screenshot of Asia Society expansion coverage on NYTimes.com.
Lifestyle

We offer a rundown of media coverage related to the new multimillion dollar Asia Society buildings opening soon in Asia and the United States.

Video: Asia Society Museum Exhibit Depicts 'Transitional Moment' in India's History

Arts

Take a video tour of Asia Society Museum's upcoming exhibition Princes and Painters in Mughal Delhi, 1707-1857, a major reappraisal of the art of the later Mughal period.

Photo of the Day: Pool Table in Tibet

Multimedia

Young men play pool outdoors against a mountain backdrop in Tibet on February 1, 2012.  (hcchien /Flickr)

Panel: 40 Years On, Vivid Memories of Nixon's 1972 Visit to China [Video]

Archival footage of U.S. President Richard Nixon in China in 1972, from Mike Chinoy's documentary 'Assignment: China—The Week That Changed The World.'
Policy

Following a standing-room-only viewing of a new documentary, journalists and diplomats provide eyewitness accounts of this historic breakthrough in U.S.-China relations.

Photo of the Day: South China Sea Drills

Multimedia

Sailors conduct flight operations aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN74) on January 31, 2012 in the South China Sea. (Benjamin Crossley /Flickr)

Interview: Perry Link, on the New Book From Chinese Dissident Liu Xiaobo [UPDATED]

A portion of the cover of Liu Xiaobo's new book 'No Enemies, No Hatred.'
Policy

Asia Blog speaks with one of the editors of No Enemies, No Hatred, a collection of writings by Liu, the Chinese dissident and Nobel Peace Prize winner who helped author the Charter 08 pro-democracy manifesto.

Interview: James Whitlow Delano on Palm Oil and Deforestation in Malaysia [Photos]

Several generations of a Batek Negrito family shelter from the rain on a logging road, which divides oil palm plantations from the Taman Negara National Park. (James Whitlow Delano)
Multimedia

Photographer James Whitlow Delano has been documenting the destruction of the most diverse ecosystem on the planet for the past 17 years. He spoke to Asia Blog about the human cost of palm oil in Malaysian Borneo.

Hyperpolyglots: Paragon or Folly?

(Flickr/IvanWalsh.com)
Education

Michael Erard's new book, Babel No More, demonstrates that there's much more to being fluent in another language than mastering grammar and vocabulary.

Photo of the Day: Legong Dance and Ramayana in Bali

Multimedia

The Legong Dance and Ramayana is performed in Ubud palace in Bali, Indonesia on January 17, 2012. (Henk Kosters /Flickr)