Anthropologist Susan Brownell looks back on the impact of China's role as 2008 host country on the Olympics as a sporting event and as a spectacle.
In part three of our exclusive interview, the veteran journalist discusses what he considers to be the most important story he's reported on from Asia. The answer may surprise you.
Sloping fields of rice dot the countryside in Bhutan on May 14, 2012. (Mandala Travel/Flickr)
Ding Guan’gen, a former Politburo member who featured prominently in the remaking of China’s propaganda system in the post-Mao era, passed away on July 22.
An old man looks suspiciously at the camera in Udaipur, India on February 12, 2012. (Meena Kadri/Flickr)
Caught on camera: inquisitive gopher lives under active rocket launch facility in Kazakhstan.
Forget sunblock — the Asians pictured here take it a step further with innovative protective gear. Where did this cultural preference for fair skin come from, and is it likely to change any time soon?
New York Times critic Karen Rosenberg reviews Asia Society's 'Revolutionary Ink: The Paintings of Wu Guanzhong,' a retrospective of one of China's most loved artists.
Pranab Mukherjee, an advocate of the arts who visited Asia Society last year, could be more than just a figurehead in shaping India's future.
Asia Society's La Frances Hui talks to Hsia, the Chinese American director and writer whose new romantic comedy opens the 35th Asian American International Film Festival this week in New York.
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