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Video: Chinese TV Show Tests Foreigners on China Savvy

Flags for the opening of the National People's Congress 2010 at the Great Hall of the People on Tiananmen Square, Beijing, China. (Remko Tanis/flickr)
Multimedia

For the convening of the "Two Sessions" in China this week, a state-run newspaper sent reporters into the streets to test Beijing's expats on basic knowledge of China’s politics, with entertaining results.

Photo of the Day: Painted Peaks in Kyrgyzstan

Western branches of the Tien Shan mountains across Lake Toktogul, Kyrgyzstan on March 6, 2013. (Neil Melville-Kenney/Flickr)
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Western branches of the Tien Shan mountains across Lake Toktogul, Kyrgyzstan on March 6, 2013. (Neil Melville-Kenney/Flickr)

Hassan Abbas: Sectarian Violence in Pakistan Result of 'Bigotry, Ignorance'

Pakistani Shiite Muslims carry a coffin during the funeral procession of bomb blast victims in Karachi on March 4, 2013. (Rizwan Tabassum/AFP/Getty Images)
Policy

In an interview with World Politics Review, Asia Society Senior Advisor Hassan Abbas discusses the reasons behind the recent wave of ethnic violence in Pakistan.

Photos: Exquisite 'Shahnameh for the Digital Age' Embodies 1,000 Years of Tradition

Hamid Rahmanian and Ahmad Sadri's
Arts

In pictures: A stunning new rendition of the Persian national epic encompasses traditional styles dating back hundreds of years. Live webcast of book launch event at AsiaSociety.org/Live tonight, March 6, at 6:30 pm ET.

Photo of the Day: The Beginnings of a New Harvest in Taiwan

A house sits peacefully amidst a field of grains surrounded by greenery in Taichung, Taiwan on March 5, 2013. (*嘟嘟嘟*/Flickr)
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A house sits peacefully amidst a field of grains surrounded by greenery in Taichung, Taiwan on March 5, 2013. (*嘟嘟嘟*/Flickr)

More About the Iranian Prison Film Jon Stewart is Leaving 'Daily Show' to Direct

For those of you looking for a little more information on what Stewart's directorial debut will be about, we've got you covered. Maziar Bahari appeared at Asia Society New York in 2011 to discuss 'Then They Came For Me.'

Photos: Inaugural Lahore Literary Festival Draws Major Names and Capacity Crowds

The crowd inside the Alhamra Art Center in Lahore, Pakistan on February 23, 2013, Day 1 of the inaugural Lahore Literary Festival. (Saad Sarfraz Sheikh)
Arts

A successful two-day event in Pakistan's cultural capital leads to speculation that literary festivals just might be the country's "new soft power."

Gallery: Maps and Photos Show Asia Does Mass Transit Bigger, Faster, Better

A South Korean woman uses her mobile phone to buy a product at the virtual retail shop at Seolleung Station in Seoul. (Park Ji-Hwan/AFP/Getty Images)
Policy

A compilation of subway maps and photos shows the dramatic development of mass transit in Asian cities over recent years.

Photo of the Day: Flowing Channels of Blue in Thailand

Rocks jut out from the blue waters of Ko Samui in Thailand on March 1, 2013. (mr. Wood/Flickr)
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Rocks jut out from the blue waters of Ko Samui in Thailand on March 1, 2013. (mr. Wood/Flickr)

What Would You Ask Obama's National Security Advisor? #askasia

Policy

On Monday, March 11, at Asia Society in New York, President Barack Obama's National Security Advisor Thomas Donilon will offer the Obama administration’s views on the path ahead for the United States in Asia. He'll also take some of your questions.