A White House award recognizes thirteen-year-old Lianyun Wu, from rural southwestern China, for her work preserving the cultural heritage of the indigenous Dong people.
Friends take a walk in the rain in Guangminglou, Beijing, China on September 25, 2012. (Jonathan Kos-Read/Flickr)
Ahead of a panel discussion this week at Asia Society Hong Kong, scholar Melissa Walt explains what makes Zao Wou-ki one of the pre-eminent modern Chinese artists.
On a three-day tour of Southeast Asia, U.S. President Barack Obama visited Thailand, Myanmar, and Cambodia in a diplomatic exchange intended to encourage political reform.
News of Hurricane Sandy is disappearing from the headlines. But the devastation remains, including for many students in Asia Society's International Studies Schools Network.
President Barack Obama's visit to Southeast Asia, representing the first time a sitting American president has visited either Cambodia or Myanmar, is unprecedented in its timing and chosen itinerary.
Asia Society's three-day Forum in Beijing this week brings together leading American museum officials with their Chinese counterparts.
Asia Society Associate Fellow Steven Lewis says observers both inside and outside China were disappointed with a changing of the guard that may not bring much change.
How did China's self-interested ruling elite manage to agree on how power at the top would be shared? Susan Shirk says a basic seniority principle may have been the answer.
A young baseball fan watches her first game in Sapporo, Japan on April 3, 2012. (MJ/TR (´･ω･)/Flickr)
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