"We do not condone violence," Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar said Thursday at Asia Society in New York. "That is not what Islam teaches us."
Fishermen at work on the Inle Lake in Shan State, Myanmar on January 7, 2008. (immu/Flickr)
Yingluck Shinawatra said her government will "make every effort to help build trust and confidence" among parties in the South China Sea disputes in a speech at Asia Society in New York.
Artist Lin Tianmiao, currently featured at Asia Society Museum, talks to Sun Yunfan of ChinaFile about her influences, becoming a mother, and the "Chinese-ness" of contemporary Chinese art.
Burton Levin, who represented the U.S. in the Southeast Asian nation from 1987 to 1990, discussed the current political situation in Myanmar recently at Asia Society in Hong Kong.
In New York, top officials help launch a comprehensive new report about the countries on the front lines of climate change.
A power outage lights up the night sky in East Java, Indonesia on June 14, 2012. (yunir/Flickr)
Asia Society Associate Fellow Duncan McCargo says Thailand Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has been proving the experts wrong with her political savvy and brokering skills.
Asia Society Associate Fellow Junjie Zhang says a new climate vulnerability report supports the notion that climate change will hit the poorest communities the hardest.
An elderly woman dons traditional garb at a cultural festival in Kalash, Pakistan on May 15, 2012. (manalahmadkhan/Flickr)
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