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Should President Obama Meet Xi Jinping at All?

President Barack Obama presents President Xi Jinping of the People's Republic of China with a gift of an inscribed redwood park bench at the Annenberg Retreat at Sunnylands in Rancho Mirage, Calif., June 8, 2013.
Current AffairsPolicy

Experts weigh whether a state visit by the Chinese leader will ease tensions — or exacerbate them.

Photo of the Day: Searching For Fish in Vietnam

Two men park their boat under a rock cropping to search for fish in Ha Long Bay, Vietnam on June 1, 2015. (Ariel Leuenberger/Flickr)
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Two men park their boat under a rock cropping to search for fish in Ha Long Bay, Vietnam on June 1, 2015. (Ariel Leuenberger/Flickr)

#TBT: In 1979, Turning Over a Shovelful of Earth at 725 Park Avenue

George W. Ball (chairman of the board) and Phillips Talbot (president) look on as Blanchette Ferry Rockefeller breaks ground for Asia Society’s new building on June 5th, 1979. (Asia Society)
Current Affairs

Each week, we'll reach into Asia Society's archives to find a photo from the organization's nearly 60-year history. This week: Asia Society broke ground for a new headquarters in New York City in 1979.

Photo of the Day: A Seat With a View in New Zealand

Between Jack's Point and Kelvin Heights near Queenstown, a lone bench looks out over to Cecil Peak in Otago, New Zealand. Photographed on August 12, 2015. (Tom Hall/Flickr)
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Between Jack's Point and Kelvin Heights near Queenstown, a lone bench looks out over to Cecil Peak in Otago, New Zealand. Photographed on August 12, 2015. (Tom Hall/Flickr)

Video: The Rich World of Cheap Chinese Food

The Great LOL of China episode 10: Same Food New Style
Current AffairsEducation

In the tenth episode of The Great LOL of China comedy series, Jesse explores the wonderful world of homestyle Chinese cooking, which can taste a whole lot better than the fare at China’s most expensive restaurants. So what if China’s most basic dishes got the high-end advertising campaign they deserve?

Photo of the Day: Towering Over the City at Sunset in Malaysia

As the sun sets over the city, silhouettes of the Petronas Towers dominate the skyline in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on July 27, 2015. (Rob M/Flickr)
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As the sun sets over the city, silhouettes of the Petronas Towers dominate the skyline in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on July 27, 2015. (Rob M/Flickr)

Podcast: Iran's Political 'Midlife Crisis'

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani waves to journalists next to a portrait of supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on June 13, 2015. (Behrouz Mehri/AFP/Getty)
Current AffairsPolicy

In the second episode of the Asia Society Podcast, we'll look at how shifting demographics and political inclinations in Iran led to a historic nuclear deal, and what it might suggest about the country's future.

Photo of the Day: Strolling Through the Downpour in Cambodia

A young boy walks through a flooded street during a downpour in Phnom Penh, Cambodia on April 23, 2015. (Ariel Leuenberger/Flickr)
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A young boy walks through a flooded street during a downpour in Phnom Penh, Cambodia on April 23, 2015. (Ariel Leuenberger/Flickr)

Weekly Rewind: Thailand's 'Tear-Jerker' Ads, China's Nouveau Riche, and Picking New Zealand's Flag

Soldiers parade in front of the mausoleum of late president Ho Chi Minh, founder of today's communist Vietnam, as the communist regime celebrates its 70th anniversary in Hanoi on September 2, 2015. (Hoang Dinh Nam/AFP/Getty Images)
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Our latest Weekly Rewind, featuring some of the best Asia-related content you may have missed from the past seven days.

Photo of the Day: Golden Hour at the Beach in Bali

The setting sun casts a warm glow over the beach in Bali, Indonesia on July 31, 2015. (Rob M/Flickr)
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The setting sun casts a warm glow over the beach in Bali, Indonesia on July 31, 2015. (Rob M/Flickr)