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Photo of the Day: Standing Out in the Vastness in Japan

A toddler is oblivious of her vast surroundings in Tokyo, Japan on February 21, 2015. (Takashi .M/Flickr)
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A toddler is oblivious of her vast surroundings in Tokyo, Japan on February 21, 2015. (Takashi .M/Flickr)

New Report Posits California-China 'Vital Partnership' as a Model for Climate Engagement

A man wears a mask as he waits to cross the road near the CCTV building in Beijing during heavy smog on November 29, 2014. (Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)
Current AffairsSustainability

The world's largest carbon emitter has been teaming up with America's most progressive state on climate change policies. Report launch at Asia Society Northern California on March 4, 2015.

Interview: Son of Myanmar Midi Z Returns Home to Tell Its Tales On Screen

Burmese filmmaker Midi Z, above, receives his first American retrospective at Asia Society New York from March 6 through 13, 2015.
Arts

Ahead of his first U.S. retrospective, at Asia Society New York March 6 through 13, Myanmar's rising auteur tells Asia Society, "In my stories, even though the characters deal drugs and traffic in humans, they are just ordinary people."

Video: Margaret Ng Says Taiwan Sees Hong Kong as a 'Cautionary Tale'

Margaret Ng discusses Hong Kong democracy at an event hosted by ChinaFile, the online magazine of Asia Society's Center on U.S.-China Relations, on February 24, 2015. (Asia Society)
Current Affairs

The lawyer, journalist, and former Hong Kong politician argues that Hong Kong’s fight for universal suffrage is a fight for the future of all China’s people. 

Video: Nicholas Kristof on the Intersection of Journalism and Humanitarianism

Nicholas Kristof at Asia Society New York on February 26, 2015. (Elsa Ruiz/Asia Society)
Current Affairs

In a talk with Asia Society President Josette Sheeran, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and social activist decried a "real failure to cover humanitarian crises" in the mainstream Western media.

Video: Serene Yet Formidable, a Kneeling Earth Goddess Wrings Out Her Hair

A new video gives insights into the Earth Goddess (Vasudhara) featured in Asia Sociey Museum's exhibition
ArtsMultimedia

Sylvia Fraser-Lu, guest curator for the Asia Society Museum exhibition Buddhist Art of Myanmar, relates the back story behind a "wonderful, solid, dignified, firmly rooted" Earth Goddess (Vasudhara).

Photos: See Asia Through the Lenses of the World's Leading Photographers

'Crossing the Beautiful Bridge.' Tiu Kelep Waterfall is located in Mount Rinjani National Park. ©Ismail Abdul Mutalib, Indonesia, Shortlist, Travel, Open, 2015 Sony World Photography Awards.
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Take a photographic tour of Asia, featuring shortlisted images from the 2015 Sony World Photography Awards, the world's biggest photography competition.

Photo of the Day: Floating City in China

A small, nostalgic town resides along a mirror-like river in Suzhou, China on February 19, 2015. (Vlad Meytin/Flickr)
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A small, nostalgic town resides along a mirror-like river in Suzhou, China on February 19, 2015. (Vlad Meytin/Flickr)

Video: 'At the End of the Day, China Has North Korea's Back'

L to R: Barbara Demick, Hitoshi Tanaka, Evans J.R. Revere, and Victor Cha discuss security in Northeast Asia (Ellen Wallop/Asia Society)
Policy

Panelists with expertise on Northeast Asia discuss relationships in the region and what security threats have arisen from North Korea and other issues.

Interview: Photographer Documents Hopes and Concerns of a Myanmar in Transition

Rally for Aung San Suu Kyi in Pathein, 2012. (Geoffrey Hiller)
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Geoffrey Hiller's new book of photographs from Myanmar capture a nation gradually re-opening to the world. But, the photographer says of the ordinary people he meets there, "most are frustrated by the lack of real change."