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Photo of the Day: A New Day in Myanmar

A majestic sunrise illuminates calm waters in Myanmar on November 19, 2013. (Anthony Tong Lee/Flickr)
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A majestic sunrise illuminates calm waters in Myanmar on November 19, 2013. (Anthony Tong Lee/Flickr)

Follow Our Arts & Museum Summit in Hong Kong on Twitter #Museums21

From left: Melissa Chiu, Caroline Collier, Glenn D. Lowry, Lars Nittve, and Wang Chunchen discuss
Arts

The summit, which brings together museum leaders from across Asia, Europe, and North America, includes some of the biggest names in the museum world. Join the conversation!

Photo of the Day: Fall Foliage in South Korea

Vibrant fall foliage surrounds Jusanji Pond in Cheongsong, South Korea on November 1, 2013. (Jacob Hong/Flickr)
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Vibrant fall foliage surrounds Jusanji Pond in Cheongsong, South Korea on November 1, 2013. (Jacob Hong/Flickr)

Should the US Ease Sanctions on Iran? Myanmar Offers Some Lessons

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (2nd L), European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton (C ) and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (2ndR) wait prior to a meeting on November 9, 2013, on the third day of talks on Iran's nuclear program at the Intercontinental Hotel in Geneva Switzerland. (Jean-Christophe Bott/AFP/Getty Images)
Policy

There's debate over sanctions relief to Iran ahead of more nuclear talks in Geneva. But are sanctions effective? Suzanne DiMaggio writes for the New York Times’ “Room for Debate” about how sanctions affected the reform process in Myanmar.

Photo of the Day: Drifting Along in Cambodia

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A little girl drifts through a floating village on Tonle Sap Lake in Cambodia on November 14, 2013. (Tartarin2009 [travelling]/Flickr)

Map of the Day: Five Facts About the US You Should Know — And One You Can't Ignore

One in five U.S. jobs are tied to international trade. (Santosh Kushwaha/Asia Society and Longview Foundation)
Education

A new interactive map, featuring one million data points, shows American schools are preparing students for the past, not the future.

Photo of the Day: A Sanctuary in Malaysia

This canopy of trees provides a quiet sanctuary for the Old Protestant Cemetery in the bustling city of George Town, Penang, Malaysia on November 9, 2013. (Jiří 伊日/Flickr)
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This canopy of trees provides a quiet sanctuary for the Old Protestant Cemetery in the bustling city of George Town, Penang, Malaysia on November 9, 2013. (Jiří 伊日/Flickr)

Video: What Could Be Behind China's Sudden One-Child Policy Reforms

Children pictured on a hill in Yunnan. (egorgrebnev/Flickr)
Policy

Why is the one-child policy being relaxed now? The answer, as Beijing-based conomic theorist Michael Pettis suggested in a 2010 interview, has to do with economic growth.

Listen: High-Level Briefing on Philippines Typhoon Aftermath and Recovery

Typhoon victims wait to have a chance to board a flight to evacuate the area at Tacloban airport on November 14, 2013. (Nicolas Asfouri/AFP/Getty Images)
Policy

Asia Society President Josette Sheeran moderated the teleconference featuring Jose Cuisia, John Negroponte, John Maisto and Anthony Nappi on Friday, November 15.

Book Excerpt: 'Reimagining India' Offers Fresh Thinking on Asia's 'Next Superpower'

A pedestrian walks past a construction site near corporate offices in Gurgaon, on the outskirts of New Delhi, India on October 5, 2013. (Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images)
Policy

McKinsey & Company's new anthology is a "free-wheeling debate about India’s future." Live webcast with contributors Suketu Mehta, Arvind Subramanian and others on Tuesday, November 19.