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Photo of the Day: The Tenth Day of Sorrow

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Afghan Shi'ite Muslim men flagellate themselves during a Muharram procession to mark Ashura in Kabul on December 12, 2010.

Chinese: The Language of the Future?

The world of tomorrow is being shaped in our classrooms today. Are our students gaining the knowledge and skills they need? (pixdeluxe/iStockPhoto)
Education

Chinese is the language of the future, and to prove it, Voice of America conducted research that proves that Interest in Learning Chinese May be Growing Exponentially.

Photo of the Day: Civil Defense Drill in South Korea

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An emergency service person in chemical protection clothing participates in a civil defense exercise on December 15, 2010 in Paju, South Korea.

Researchers Don Costumes to Reintroduce Pandas to the Wild

Lifestyle

Giant Panda conservationists hope costumes will fool cubs.

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

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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.