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Photo of the Day: Covered in Snow in Japan

A bright red house stands out like a beacon amidst snow covered trees in Japan on January 5, 2015. (wufai2013/Flickr)
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A bright red house stands out like a beacon amidst snow covered trees in Japan on January 5, 2015. (wufai2013/Flickr)

Asia-Pacific Trade in 2014: A Year of Hedging Bets and Weaving Intricate Webs

Leaders from the Trans-Pacific Partnership take part in a meeting at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing on November 10, 2014. From left: Vietnam’s Vu Hu Hoang, U.S. Trade Representative Mike Froman, U.S. President Barack Obama, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, and Singapore’s Ow Foong Pheng. (Mandel Ngan/Getty Images)
Policy

Shom Sen, a former Wadsworth Fellow with the Asia Society Policy Institute, assesses major developments in Asia-Pacific trade negotiations and agreements and their implications for regional relations.

Photo of the Day: Ringing in the New Year in Australia

New Year's fireworks erupt over Sydney's iconic Harbour Bridge and Opera House during the traditional fireworks at midnight on January 1, (Saeed Khan/AFP/Getty Images)
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New Year's fireworks erupt over Sydney's iconic Harbour Bridge and Opera House during the traditional fireworks at midnight on January 1, (Saeed Khan/AFP/Getty Images)

What Were the Five Most-Watched Asia Society Videos in 2014?

A look back at Asia Society's most popular videos in 2014 shows viewers' tastes running the gamut from music to politics to film.
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What videos from Asia Society did you find most interesting in 2014? A look back at our five most-watched videos shows viewers' tastes running the gamut from music to politics to film.

Photo of the Day: Blanketed in Mist in Australia

Misty waves crash over rocks in New South Wales, Australia on December 10, 2014. (Glen R90/Flickr)
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Misty waves crash over rocks in New South Wales, Australia on December 10, 2014. (Glen R90/Flickr)

Video: Meet the Authors Behind Some of the Best Books of 2014

ArtsCurrent Affairs

Seven authors who appeared on multiple year-end "best-of" lists all presented their new books at Asia Society in 2014.

Photo of the Day: Basking in the Glowing Dusk in India

A flock of birds bask in the setting sun on the shore in Akshi, india on December 9, 2014. (wanderlust/Flickr)
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A flock of birds bask in the setting sun on the shore in Akshi, india on December 9, 2014. (wanderlust/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Parallel Patterns in Singapore

Window panes in Singapore's Garden by the Bay form a striking pattern on December 6, 2014. (John Sonderman/Flickr)
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Window panes in Singapore's Garden by the Bay form a striking pattern on December 6, 2014. (John Sonderman/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Aiming for the Sky in Taiwan

Bamboo trees grow tall and green into the sky in Taiwan on December 7, 2014. (白士 李/Flickr)
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Bamboo trees grow tall and green into the sky in Taiwan on December 7, 2014. (白士 李/Flickr)

After Peshawar Attack, Warnings Against Chasing 'Wrong Demons'

Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) activists rally for the victims of the Peshawar school massacre, in Lahore on December 21, 2014. Al-Qaeda's regional branch on December 21 said its hearts were 'bursting with pain' over the Taliban's massacre at a Pakistan school and urged the militants to target only security forces. (Arif Ali/AFP/Getty Images)
Current Affairs

Two Asia 21 Young Leaders call for major changes following last week’s attack in Peshawar, Pakistan, and warn against solutions that will not “alleviate the threat of future attacks.”