A newly invented noodle-shaving robot is all the rage in Chinese noodle bars.
Inside the Forbidden city in Hué, a girl wearing an Áo dài holds an SLR on July 18, 2012 in Thura Thien-Hue, Vietnam. (Andy*Enero/Flickr)
"There's no understanding Afghanistan unless you understand that in Afghanistan they are about hospitality, loyalty, and revenge," the veteran newsman told Asia Society in an exclusive interview.
Children run through puddled Ueno Park, Tokyo on March 9, 2012. (Rob Shaw BFL/Flickr)
Documentary photographer and researcher Philip Jablon wants to cultivate an appreciation of Southeast Asia's stand-alone theaters in the hope of stimulating preservation efforts.
A man docks his boat at Lombok, Indonesia on May 27, 2012. (alex hanoko/Flickr)
Globetrotting photographer Ellen Kaplowitz tells Asia Blog, "I’ve learned a lot from the people I’ve photographed," and has the pictures to prove it.
The veteran newsman says that back in the 1980s, if someone had predicted China's historic economic boom, he would have told the person, "I don't think you know Asia very well, or perhaps you're smoking something very expensive."
A closer look at how trawlers have led to dramatic declines in local fishing in Goa, India. Local fishermen must now turn to dolphin-watching trips for tourists to make a living.