Mo Yan's Nobel Prize inspires mixed responses among China's internet community.
A group inches towards the Itsukushima Shrine on the Miyajima Island of Hiroshima, Japan on May 13, 2012. (Guwashi999/Flickr)
Mo Yan's English-language translator talks about what winning the Nobel Prize in Literature means for the Chinese author.
A young man bounces through the ruins in Surkhet, Nepal on July 5, 2012. (satyamjoshi/Flickr)
An ambitious new two-pronged initiative by Asia Society Korea Center targets both fractured English in the public sphere and biased or inaccurate information in school textbooks.
A tribal dance in the Govi-Altai province in Mongolia on July 17, 2012. (Karthik Anand/Flickr)
Less well-known in the West than Gandhi and Nehru, B. R. Ambedkar nevertheless made a major contribution to the founding of the modern Indian state. Book event at Asia Society New York on November 7.
A man herds his cattle on Mui Ne Beach, Vietnam on August 10, 2012. (calvinistguy/Flickr)
An activist cartoon character is promoting awareness of critical public health issues across South Asia.
An old "sadhu" or monk poses for a photo in Varanasi, India on July 8, 2012. (bestarms/Flickr)
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