"When I first went to China in the mid-1990s," writes Asia Society's Chris Livaccari, "I often felt like a zoo animal with all the attention I got just from walking down the street."
A striped cat sits stock-still and watchful on May 6, 2012 in Taipei. (今 ゆっくりと 歩いていこう/Flickr)
A man squats in the wreckage of his home in Baje-Baj, Iran after twin earthquakes hit the country's northwestern region on August 11, 2012. (Atta Kenare/Getty Images)
Already feeling post-Olympics blues? No more finish times to discuss? Fear not! Here's a look back at some of the iconic, gravity-defying and emotional Asian images from the London Olympics.
People start their day by the water in Varanasi, India on July 2, 2012. (Shivika Sinha)
In part four of our exclusive interview, the veteran journalist discusses how reporting from Asia has changed over the years.
"Required reading for all who want to better understand this dynamic region," the finalists for Asia Society's 2012 Bernard Schwartz Book Award have now been announced.
It's not just the 300 events in 26 sports over 16 days that made the Olympics exciting. It's also the scandals, specifically the Asian ones that kept viewers hooked on Olympics news.
A speed boat zips away from the setting sun in Tabiteuea North, Kiribati on May 25, 2012. (Steve Bolton/Flickr)
In this excerpt from a tense new Indian crime thriller, a crusading journalist's life comes under threat. Author appearance at Asia Society New York on October 4, 2012.
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