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Photo of the Day: A Sea of Tulips in South Korea

Meandering rows of tulips in vibrant colors in Gyeongsangnam-Do, South Korea on April 16, 2013. (khj11107/Flickr)
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Meandering rows of tulips in vibrant colors in Gyeongsangnam-Do, South Korea on April 16, 2013. (khj11107/Flickr)

Live from New York, This Saturday Night: Cambodia's Master Guitarist Kong Nay

Cambodian musician Kong Nay plays the chapei dong vong (long-neck guitar).
Arts

Cambodian long-neck guitar player Kong Nay brings his soulful sounds to the Asia Society New York stage this Saturday night. The concert is sold-out, but don't despair: it will also be a free live webcast on AsiaSociety.org/Live.

Video: Chef Pichet Ong Walks the Fine Line Between Sweet and Savory

Chef Pichet Ong's unique aerated goat cheese confection rolled in walnut cookie crumbs and garnished with seasonal fruit. (Philippe Chery/Asia Society)
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Step into the kitchen with Brooklyn-based Chinese chef Pichet Ong and learn how his childhood inspires him to create delectable savory and sweet dishes.

Photo of the Day: Walking in the Sunset in Malaysia

Three boys stroll along the beach at Labuan, Malaysia on April 16, 2013. (SaturatedEyes/Flickr)
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Three boys stroll along the beach at Labuan, Malaysia on April 16, 2013. (SaturatedEyes/Flickr)

Photos: Bustling Human Traffic Along a 'Mythical' Afghanistan-Pakistan Border

Everyday human traffic at Torkham, the busiest port of entry between Pakistan and Afghanistan. (Suchitra Vijayan)
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Suchitra Vijayan's photos capture the bustling human activity at the busiest port of entry between Afghanistan and Pakistan, along "a frontier that at best is a geo-political myth."

Asia Society India Centre Offers Spectacular Art Getaway at 2013 Sharjah Biennial

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Arts

This weekend, Asia Society India Centre is offering exclusive, in-depth access to the Sharjah Biennial, one of the most important contemporary art venues in the Middle East.

Photo of the Day: Golden Eyes in Singapore

A Komainu or Lion Dog guards the entrance outside a Buddhist temple in Singapore on April 14, 2013. (Aural Asia/Flickr)
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A Komainu or Lion Dog guards the entrance outside a Buddhist temple in Singapore on April 14, 2013. (Aural Asia/Flickr)

The Web Reacts: Earthquake Strikes Iran and Pakistan, Tremors Felt Around Asia

Al Jazeera's coverage of the Iran earthquake shows a map of the affected area, near the country's border with Pakistan.
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Earlier today a powerful earthquake, measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale, struck southeastern Iran. Asia Society takes a look at the coverage of the news.

Photo of the Day: Cascading Falls in Thailand

Waterfalls flow down the cracks and crevices of rocks in Mae Hong Son, Thailand on April 15, 2013. (frostis/Flickr)
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Waterfalls flow down the cracks and crevices of rocks in Mae Hong Son, Thailand on April 15, 2013. (frostis/Flickr)

Asia Society Hong Kong Artist Talk Showcases Japanese Painter Hiroshi Senju

Painter Hiroshi Senju at work, from his video profile. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=8SP7tbMRCCQ#!)
Arts

This Wednesday, Asia Society Hong Kong offers a chance to hear renowned contemporary artist Hiroshi Senju discuss his career and creative vision.