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Ending Benign Neglect: Addressing the Needs of Asian-Pacific American Employees

Asia Society President Vishakha Desai at the opening of Asia Society's Hong Kong Center on Feb. 9, 2012. (Bill Swersey/Asia Society)
Business

The "model minority" paradigm is a misperception that harms Asian-Pacific Americans, argues Asia Society President Vishakha Desai.

Photo of the Day: Sunset Over Sundarbans

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The sun sets over a Sundarbans' village on February 25, 2012. The Sundarbans, which is shared by India and Bangladesh, is covered by mangrove forests and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. (Sushmita Balasubramani /Flickr)

Interview: Richard Brubaker on Why Apple's Problems Go Beyond Foxconn

A customer walks under an Apple logo sign at an Apple shop in Shanghai on February 22, 2012. (Peter Parks/AFP/Getty Images)
Business A Shanghai-based Corporate Social Responsibility expert says media focus on Apple supplier Foxconn may be missing the larger issue.

Bill Rhodes, Banker to the World, on Our Contagious Global Economy

Bull knocking out the bear in Yu Gardens, Shanghai, on Feb. 5, 2008. (Augapfel/Flickr)
Business

Rhodes, former vice chair of Citigroup and Asia Society trustee, offers some thoughts prior to his March 1 appearance at Asia Society New York.

Interview: Elizabeth Herman on Bangladesh's Female Freedom Fighters [Photos]

Multimedia

An American photographer talks about her project documenting the role of women during the 1971 Liberation War.

Photo of the Day: Bangalore's Russell Market Before the Fire

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Merchants sell flowers at the Russell Market in Bangalore, India on February 17, 2012 — just a few days prior to a fire which burned down 174 shops. (initials BB /Flickr)

United States Must Seize 'Opportunity' in North Korea

US special envoy on North Korea Glyn Davies (C) speaks to the media after the second day of bilateral talks with North Korea in Beijing on February 24, 2012. (Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)
Policy

The current period of both economic want and political transition in North Korea is an opportunity for the United States to achieve some long-held goals, writes Matt Stumpf.

Photo of the Day: Golden Fields in Japan

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The sun sets on a field in Nakayama, Japan on February 26, 2012. (Jan Karlo Camero /Flickr)

The World, Not Australia, Could be Rudd's Stage

Former Australian prime minister and then foreign minister Kevin Rudd gestures during a press conference following the Labor leadership challenge at Parliament House in Canberra on February 27, 2012. (Torsten Blackwood/AFP/Getty Images)
Policy

After his failed political comeback in Canberra, Kevin Rudd might be better served as President of the World Bank, writes Andrew Billo.

Photo of the Day: Too Much Monkey Business in Vietnam

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A monkey is chained to a motorcycle basket in Hue, Vietnam on February 21, 2012. (Thang Nguyen /Flickr)