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Jon Huntsman: Mitt Romney's 'Wrongheaded' Stance on China

Jon Huntsman (L) confers with Mitt Romney (R) and Newt Gingrich (C) prior to the start of the Republican presidential debate on national security on Nov. 22, 2011 in Washington, DC. (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)
Policy

Although Jon Huntsman has endorsed Mitt Romney — in both English and Mandarin at this point in the election — they don't necessarily agree when it comes to China policy.

Photos/Interview: Portraits of Cambodian Diaspora, from Cali to The Bronx

Shorty, 28, Killing Fields tattoo, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. April 2011. (Pete Pin)
Multimedia

Cambodian American photographer Pete Pin is on a mission to document the lives and stories of refugees who left Cambodia at the end of the killing fields and settled in America.

Photo of the Day: Balancing Amidst Chaos in South Korea

A yoga instructor remains compose in the warrior pose amidst the bustling center of Myeong-dong in Seoul, South Korea on May 26, 2012. (anosteen/Flickr)
Multimedia

A yoga instructor remains compose in the warrior pose amidst the bustling center of Myeong-dong in Seoul, South Korea on May 26, 2012. (anosteen/Flickr)

Here's a Message Obama and Romney Should Both Approve

San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro gives the keynote address on stage during day one of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on September 4, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Education

Regardless of the outcome in the upcoming presidential election, education must be viewed as the single greatest equalizer and antidote for many of the ills we face as a nation, writes Brandon Wiley.

Photo of the Day: Preserving Tradition in Singapore

A Teochew Street Opera Troupe performer wraps her head on September 1, 2012 at Pulau Ubin. (calvinistguy/Flickr)
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A Teochew Street Opera Troupe performer wraps her head on September 1, 2012 at Pulau Ubin. (calvinistguy/Flickr)

Interview: How a 'Midwestern Rube' Fell in Love With China

Megan Shank eating on assignment in Wuxi in 2008.
Lifestyle

Megan Shank talks about her first trip into China, crashing her twin brother's birthday party in Chengdu.

Photo of the Day: Bonding Time in Mongolia

A young girl smiles as her grandmother braids her hair in Govi-Altay, Mongolia on July 17, 2012. (kari_1981/Flickr)
Multimedia

A young girl smiles as her grandmother braids her hair in Govi-Altay, Mongolia on July 17, 2012. (kari_1981/Flickr)

Photos/Interview: Jonathan Raa Takes a Close Look at Mumbai's Trash

A view of Manori creek after the Navratri (None Nights) Festival.  (Jonathan Raa)
Multimedia

A Belgian photographer hopes that his photo series on Mumbai's trash will provoke residents to take action.

Photo of the Day: Racing the Sun in Malaysia

A man runs down the beach in the golden glow of the sun in Labuan, Malaysia on April 13, 2012. (SaturatedEyes/Flickr)
Multimedia

A man runs down the beach in the golden glow of the sun in Labuan, Malaysia on April 13, 2012. (SaturatedEyes/Flickr)

Expert: China's Growth Doesn't Need to Lead to Environmental Deterioration

Smog in central Shanghai. (oliverlaumann/Flickr)
Policy

According to a recent Asia Society report by Senior Advisor Dr. Junjie Zhang, sustainable development and economic growth in China do not need to be mutually exclusive.