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#TBT: The Dalai Lama Drops By in 1979

The Dalai Lama meets Asia Society President Phillip Talbot in 1979. (Nancy Crampton)
Current Affairs

Each week, we'll reach into Asia Society's archives to find a photo from the organization's nearly 60-year history. This week: The Dalai Lama's 1979 visit.

Video: Former Defense Official Says Beware of Hawks Entering US-China Policy Debate

Michael Pillsbury speaks at Asia Society New York on April 7, 2014.
Current AffairsPolicy

Michael Pillsbury argues that China is beginning to challenge the American “hegemony” and its interests in Asia.

Multimedia: Celebrated Troupe Brings Myanmar's Performance Tradition to New York

An evening of zat pwe presents a panoply of music, song, dance, drama, and comedy. (Rachel Cooper)
ArtsMultimedia

Learn about zat pwe — a traditional Myanmar performance form combining music, dance, and theater into a unique variety extravaganza  — ahead of three Asia Society New York events this weekend.

Photo of the Day: A Lush Green Valley in China

Lush green hills slope into an expansive valley in Guankeng Village, China on March 22, 2015. (Neil Young/Flickr)
Multimedia

Lush green hills slope into an expansive valley in Guankeng Village, China on March 22, 2015. (Neil Young/Flickr)

Video: Henry Paulson on What China's Economic Reforms Mean for Foreign Companies

Henry Paulson speaks at Asia Society New York on Sept. 11, 2014. (Elsa Ruiz)
Current AffairsPolicy

Henry M. Paulson, Jr. has worked extensively with Chinese leaders, first as CEO of Goldman Sachs, then as U.S. Treasury Secretary. Ahead of his talk at Asia Society New York on April 13, hear his take on what's necessary for real economic reform in China.

Interview: Masked Chinese Activists 'Show Solidarity' with Detained Feminists

A group of masked feminists commemorates the five activists who remain detained in China.
Current Affairs

As five feminists sit in prison for planning quirky demonstrations, a group of supporters have been donning masks of their faces every day in a gesture of support.

Photo of the Day: Spring Awakening in Japan

Violet tulips blossom in the spring air in Yokohama-shi, Japan on March 27, 2015. (Toshihiro Gamo/Flickr)
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Violet tulips blossom in the spring air in Yokohama-shi, Japan on March 27, 2015. (Toshihiro Gamo/Flickr)

Interview: 'Spinnin' Memory,' Khmer American Rapper Teaches a Traumatic History

Rapper Prach Ly. (Courtesy of the artist)
Arts

In 2000, 21-year-old Khmer American rapper praCh (Prach Ly) recorded his first CD, which told the story of Cambodia’s killing fields, in his parents’ garage. It became the #1 album in Cambodia. Fifteen years later, Ly reflects on his journey.

Asia Society Online Looking for Summer 2015 Interns

An intern cubicle on the 7th floor by the online team at Asia Society New York. (Tahiat Mahboob)
Multimedia

Check out these exciting Summer 2015 internship opportunities with the Web team at Asia Society's New York headquarters.

Photo of the Day: A Fiery Sky in Bangladesh

A streak of of orange clouds cuts through the sky in Gudar Bazar, Bangladesh on March 29, 2015. (Md. Al Amin/Flickr)
Multimedia

A streak of of orange clouds cuts through the sky in Gudar Bazar, Bangladesh on March 29, 2015. (Md. Al Amin/Flickr)