"Subbarao was believed to have been chosen as central banker in 2008 because he was seen as being unlikely to buck his political masters. If so, he has proven the government wrong repeatedly," writes Pramit Pal Chaudhuri.
After months of documenting China's air quality, Asia Society's China Air Daily project will now take its findings to an international photography festival in China's Shanxi Province.
Asia Society's Film Curator offers an appreciation of the seemingly nonsensical humor of Hong Kong movie icon Stephen Chow for the Asian American Writers' Workshop.
Young boys still keep smiling after the Typhoon Soala in Manila, Philippines on August 9, 2012. (Matt Paish 2011/Flickr)
Author and public intellectual Lung Yingtai, Taiwan's Minister of Culture, argues for culture as a means of lessening tensions, and possibly healing wounds, on both sides of the Taiwan Strait.
Hindus honor the birth of Lord Krishna on Krishna Janmashtami in New Delhi, India. (Christine Marrewa Karwoski)
Fascinating things happen, the Pussy Riot trial reminds us, when music is used to give the finger to a stagnant government — especially an authoritarian one.
Staggered, colorful houses under an overcast sky in central Taiwan on May 21, 2012. (acdovier/Flickr)
A new grassroots initiative is making Malaysia's sepak takraw, along with volleyball and other games, accessible to underprivileged young people in India.