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Former Asia Society Chairman Richard Holbrooke Dead at 69

Photo of the Day: In Singapore, a Christmas 2.0

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A man looks through a magnifying glass inside a six-story-high, LED-based decorated Christmas tree in front of Ion shopping mall on Singapore's Orchard Road on December 11, 2010.

Asia21 Fellow: 'Let's Talk'

Lifestyle

Asia Society's 5th annual Asia 21 Young Leaders Summit took place last weekend at the InterContinental Hotel in Jakarta, and brought together over 150 young leaders from 26 countries in the Asia-Pacific region.

Asia Society Pays Tribute to Richard Holbrooke After Surgery

Amb. Richard Holbrooke at the State Department in Washington, DC, on Aug. 9, 2010. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Policy

Amb. Richard Holbrooke was in critical condition in a Washington hospital after surgery for a torn aorta.

An Empty Chair in Oslo

The empty chair with a diploma and medal that should have been awarded to this year's Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo stands in Oslo City Hall on December 10, 2010. (Junge, Heiko/AFP/Getty Images)
Lifestyle

Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo’s empty chair shown around the world but not in China.

Photo of the Day: Highlighting Human Rights in Mumbai

Multimedia

An Indian adivasi-tribal with her hands tied together to symbolically represent bondage, attend a sit-in protest on the occasion of Human Rights Day in Mumbai on December 10, 2010.

Evan Osnos Exposes Media's Favorite China 'Myths'

<i>New Yorker</i> staff writer and Asia Society Osborn Elliott Prize winner Evan Osnos. (Elsa Ruiz/Asia Society)
Policy

China's top 10 myths busted.

Warm Up With Ramen

Food & RecipesLifestyle

There's nothing like a hot bowl of ramen on a cold day.

Photo of the Day: US Military Keeps Up With Celebrity News

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Military get some quiet time reading while waiting for computers at the United Service members Organization (USO) lounge at Kandahar Air Field (KAF) December 9, 2010 in Kandahar, Afghanistan.

China's Global War on Human Rights

Liu Xiaobo, who was recently awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, is currently serving an 11-year prison sentence in China.
Policy

In a Wall St. Journal opinion piece, Asia Society's Jamie Metzl argues Beijing is actively undermining global human rights norms.