We revisit the history of writer Pearl Buck, who catapulted into international celebrity (and a Nobel Prize in Literature) virtually overnight from obscurity and semi-poverty.
Sai Abishek captures people's everyday lifestyle in Assam, Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh.
A woman and children with a bucket on a walk in Moc Chau, Vietnam on February 12, 2012. (Mjnh Nguyen/Flickr)
For a song that's supposed to unite the nation and foster patriotic spirit, Singapore's 2012 National Day song has elicited a tepid response.
A view of Taipei City from above the clouds on March 1, 2012. (Max Chu/Flickr)
Asia Society President Vishakha Desai responds to the tragic Sunday morning shooting at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin.
A cow, considered sacred in India, relaxes undisturbed by the front porch of a house on July 2, 2012. (Shivika Sinha)
United States Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter justifies America's "strategic rebalance" as essential for continued stability in the Asia Pacific region.
Almost a week into the 16-day event, here's a look at how triumphant Asian Olympians reacted when they realized they had just won a medal.
A horse rider enjoying a ride in the open air in Govi-Altay, Mongolia on July 17, 2012. (Kartik Anand/Flickr)
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