Traditional marionettes hanging in a store in Bagmati, Nepal on March 11, 2012. (Keso/Flickr)
Conservatives in Myanmar may push back against reforms, says U.S. diplomat Priscilla Clapp, and President Thein Sein will need to be a strong leader to rebuff them.
Asia Society Associate Fellow Jeffrey Wasserstrom discusses Ai Weiwei, Mike Daisey, Bo Xilai, Neil Heywood and the "blurry divide" between real and unreal in recent China news.
Lulu in the Sky is the latest book from Loung Ung, author of First They Killed My Father and Lucky Child. Ung will appear at Asia Society New York on Monday, April 23 at 6:30 pm.
According to a study by McKinsey Global Institute, in just a little over a decade one-third of all Chinese cities will contribute to almost 30 percent of total global growth.
While the U.N. debates the merits of Bhutan's way of thinking, Asia Society's Andrew Billo writes that wellbeing and happiness in Southeast Asia can only be achieved by avoiding resource depletion.
Matthew Niederhauser, a veteran observer of Beijing's music scene, provides a lively overview of hip hop in China — where it came from and where it's headed.
Whether the U.S. agrees or not, argues Vali Nasr, "Pakistan more than any other country will decide the fate of Afghanistan."
A Tricycle and jeepney in Nagcarlan, Philippines on March 24, 2012. (jojo nicdao /Flickr)
Asia Society Associate Fellow Alexandra Harney talks to Bloomberg News about how China's labor reform efforts could boost domestic consumption by making migrant workers more permanent.
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