Mo Yan's English-language translator talks about what winning the Nobel Prize in Literature means for the Chinese author.
A young man bounces through the ruins in Surkhet, Nepal on July 5, 2012. (satyamjoshi/Flickr)
An ambitious new two-pronged initiative by Asia Society Korea Center targets both fractured English in the public sphere and biased or inaccurate information in school textbooks.
A tribal dance in the Govi-Altai province in Mongolia on July 17, 2012. (Karthik Anand/Flickr)
Less well-known in the West than Gandhi and Nehru, B. R. Ambedkar nevertheless made a major contribution to the founding of the modern Indian state. Book event at Asia Society New York on November 7.
A man herds his cattle on Mui Ne Beach, Vietnam on August 10, 2012. (calvinistguy/Flickr)
An activist cartoon character is promoting awareness of critical public health issues across South Asia.
An old "sadhu" or monk poses for a photo in Varanasi, India on July 8, 2012. (bestarms/Flickr)
What was missing from last night's Presidential debate, and has been absent from political discourse in general, this election season?
Salt harvesters at work in the Hon Khoi salt fields in Vietnam on August 10, 2012. (Patrick Carpenter)
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