Princely pedigree and family roots in East Asia’s conflicted past run deep among incoming leaders in Beijing, Tokyo, Pyongyang and Seoul.
Author Jonathan Campbell says that if Chinese rock 'n' roll were to take off globally, he hopes it would be in "a more serious way" than just "a crazy video with a silly dance."
The setting sun casts a golden glow over open fields in Echuca, Australia on January 10, 2013. (JMillott/Flickr)
Firsthand impressions of the remarkable "leadership stories" shared at Asia Society's December 2012 Asia 21 Young Leaders Summit in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
25-year-old Humaira Bachal is grabbing attention worldwide with her fight for equal access to education in Pakistan.
A wood lark perches on a rock with its prey between its beak in Sirudavoor, India on January 9, 2013. (VinothChandar/Flickr)
"I consider Indians writing in English as writers, first and foremost," says award-winning author and journalist Hari Kunzru. In-person appearance at Asia Society New York on January 10.
An "ObaMao" T-Shirt hangs on a clothes line in the Forbidden City in Beijing, China on January 8, 2013. (clodxplore/Flickr)
Former Sen. Chuck Hagel is President Obama's pick for defense secretary. Watch his October 2008 comments on Iran, Pakistan at Asia Society.
Award-winning novelist says of his tragicomic second novel, "I haven't made up anything."