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Photo of the Day: A Flaming Tree in Japan

A maple tree with bright red leaves droops over a pond in Tokyo, Japan on December 1, 2015. (Yoshikazu TAKADA/Flickr)
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A maple tree with bright red leaves droops over a pond in Tokyo, Japan on December 1, 2015. (Yoshikazu TAKADA/Flickr)

2015: Asia Society's Year in Pictures

An all-female group from Banda Aceh in Sumatra, Indonesia perform the traditional Acehnese dance. (Elsa Ruiz/ Asia Society)
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Asia Society looks back through the camera lens at some of its most colorful moments of the year.

Photo of the Day: Sailing Past Hong Kong

A junk boat with dark, red sails glides past the tall buildings of Hong Kong Island on November 28, 2015. (Tahiat Mahboob)
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A junk boat with dark, red sails glides past the tall buildings of Hong Kong Island on November 28, 2015. (Tahiat Mahboob)

Asia Society's Most Popular YouTube Videos in 2015

A look back at Asia Society's most popular videos in 2015 shows India dominating the viewership.
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One thing is clear from looking back at Asia Society's most popular 2015 videos: India clips won the year. What were your favorite videos?

Photo of the Day: Driving Through Kyrgyzstan

On the road to Arkyt, Kyrgyzstan on September 15, 2015. (Alex Keshavjee/Flickr)
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On the road to Arkyt, Kyrgyzstan on September 15, 2015. (Alex Keshavjee/Flickr)

Ten Events That Shaped Asia in 2015

Satellite image of the Asian continent. (Visible Earth/NASA)
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From Iran to Nepal and Singapore to Syria, here's how 2015 will be remembered on the world's largest continent.

'Shared Threats' Can Keep U.S.-China Conflict at Bay

Panelists at the Asia Rising event say that mutual development and destruction are a reason the U.S. and China will avoid conflict. (Ng Han Guan/AFP/Getty Images)
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In an op-ed for The Straits Times, Asia Society trustee Chan Heng Chee says the two powers can still avoid the "Thucydides Trap."

Photo of the Day: A Royal Resting Place in India

The Taj Mahal against a crystal-clear sky in Agra, India on October 25, 2015. (Srikaanth Sekar/Flickr)
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The Taj Mahal against a crystal-clear sky in Agra, India on October 25, 2015. (Srikaanth Sekar/Flickr)

Asia Blog's 10 Most Read Posts of 2015

(L to R) Jeremy Lin, Philippine Gold, Cris Comerford, and Xi Jinping were some of Asia Blog's most read stories in 2015. (Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty, Ayala Museum, Sonya, N. Herbert/White House, Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty)
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From cross-cultural comedy to imperiled journalists, these are the posts that struck a chord with our readers during the past year.

Photo of the Day: At the Goldfish Market in Hong Kong

A red tank full of goldfish at the goldfish market in Hong Kong on November 22, 2015.  (Tahiat Mahboob)
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A red tank full of goldfish at the goldfish market in Hong Kong on November 22, 2015. (Tahiat Mahboob)