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Photo of the Day: Jewels of the Sea in Vietnam

Limestone islets look like floating jewels in the jade-color sea in Ha Long Bay, Viet Nam on February 1, 2015. (J Durok/Flickr)
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Limestone islets look like floating jewels in the jade-color sea in Ha Long Bay, Vietnam on February 1, 2015. (J Durok/Flickr)

Interview: Pakistani Performer Uncovers Comedy in Taboos, Cultural Crossover

Nadia Parvez. (Leslie Van Stelten)
ArtsCurrent AffairsLifestyle

The creator of a riotous one-woman play about Pakistanis navigating their way through Western society acknowledges her success but adds, "My story is just one — more stories are needed."

Photo of the Day: Capturing the Moment in Cambodia

Against the setting sun, a photographer stops to take a photo in Angkor Wat, Cambodia on February 6, 2015. (Roberto Trm/Flickr)
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Against the setting sun, a photographer stops to take a photo in Angkor Wat, Cambodia on February 6, 2015. (Roberto Trm/Flickr)

Interview: How China's 'Super Consumers' Are Changing the World

Chinese shoppers walk through a small department store in a shopping district in central Beijing, China. (Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)
Current Affairs

Veteran business leader Savio Chan explains how Chinese are spending more on themselves every year, altering not only their own economy but Western ones as well. Author talk at Asia Society Texas Center on February 18.

Photo of the Day: Printing Away in Japan

A group of printmakers are hard at work in Kyoto, Japan on February 5. 2015. (Onono/Flickr)
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A group of printmakers are hard at work in Kyoto, Japan on February 5. 2015. (Onono/Flickr)

When Arts and Policy Intersect: The Story Behind 'Buddhist Art of Myanmar'

Asia Society Trustee Tom Freston poses with Aung San Suu Kyi after presenting her with the Asia Society's Global Vision award at the U.S. Institute of Peace in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 18, 2012. (Asia Society/Joshua Roberts)
ArtsCurrent AffairsPolicy

The story of how Asia Society's behind-the-scenes policy engagement early in Myanmar's reforms led to a historic art exhibition.

Multimedia: Arts Leaders See Technology, Greater Inclusiveness as Key Factors in 21st-Century Museums

Richard Armstrong, Melissa Chiu, Tom Finkelpearl, and Peggy Loar at Asia Society New York on January 29, 2014. (Elsa Ruiz/Asia Society)
Arts

At the launch event for Asia Society's latest publication, the heads of the Guggenheim and Hirshhorn Museums and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs discussed museum education, diversity, technology, and the rise of museums in Asia.

Photo of the Day: Blanketed in Mist in China

A picturesque forest is covered in the morning mist in Guangxi, China on February 1, 2015. (Vern Fong/Flickr)
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A picturesque forest is covered in the morning mist in Guangxi, China on February 1, 2015. (Vern Fong/Flickr)

Slideshow: National Geographic Lensman Gets Up Close and Personal with Asia's Endangered Animals

Mei Lun and Mei Huan, the twin giant panda cubs (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) at Zoo Atlanta. (Joel Sartore Photography)
ArtsSustainability

Photographer Joel Sartore is on a quest to document every captive species on earth. Here's a look at just a few of the 4,000 he's photographed so far. In-person appearance at Asia Society Texas Center this Sunday, February 8.

Photo of the Day: Leaping Through the Air in Thailand

A dusky leaf monkey is seen leaping on the grass at Kaeng Krachan National Park in Phetchaburi, Thailand on February 1, 2015. (Thai National Parks/Flickr)
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A dusky leaf monkey is seen leaping on the grass at Kaeng Krachan National Park in Phetchaburi, Thailand on February 1, 2015. (Thai National Parks/Flickr)