An Indonesian puppet theater uses an unconventional medium to portray a period of political turmoil.
The ice cream mooncake has turned tradition on its head. Does it still carry symoblic meaning for the mid-autumn festival? Like so many objects before it, the mooncake is writing its own biography.
In Asia, as in the U.S., business benefits from a cheap, reliable labor force that can be coerced into working long hours without protest.
A man reads the morning newspaper in Chinatown, Singapore on September 18, 2012. (beegee49/Flickr)
In a landmark appearance on Thursday at Asia Society in New York, Myanmar President Thein Sein said that his country has left behind authoritarian government and that the road to democracy was irreversible.
"As a drone flies over the territory of Pakistan, it becomes an American war again," said Hina Rabbani Khar at Asia Society in New York.
"We do not condone violence," Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar said Thursday at Asia Society in New York. "That is not what Islam teaches us."
Fishermen at work on the Inle Lake in Shan State, Myanmar on January 7, 2008. (immu/Flickr)
Yingluck Shinawatra said her government will "make every effort to help build trust and confidence" among parties in the South China Sea disputes in a speech at Asia Society in New York.