A child at a temple in Sri Lanka holding three sticks of incense in offering (three sticks being traditionally reserved for gods) on May 5, 2012. (Photosightfaces/Flickr)
China Air Daily, a new site from Asia Society's China Green project, allows users to view daily photographs of the skies of China's major cities instead of having to plow through lists of statistical data.
The "Great Successor" now has his very own propaganda hymn, entitled "Onwards Toward the Final Victory." Watch the video for it here, and download the sheet music.
A more participatory process would greatly benefit Singapore's long-term stability, writes Andrew Billo.
A monk tends to candles on Visakha Bucha, a celebration of Buddha's life and death, in Chiang Mai, Thailand on June 4, 2012. (CanvasOfLight/Flickr)
You probably know Peter Hessler from his acclaimed books on China, but you may not be aware that it was "happenstance" that led him to the country in the first place.
In recent years, more than a million Mongolians have moved into Ulaanbaatar, by far the country's largest city. Photographed on June 22, 2012. (Al Jazeera English/Flickr)
The Wall Street Journal summarizes the rise and fall of Bo Xilai with a short documentary by Josh Chin.
An estimates 400,000 Hong Kongers took to the streets to protest on the 15th anniversary of the city's handover to China. Hong Kong-based journalist Helene Franchineau talked to several of them.