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Interview: Globe-Trotting Entrepreneur Rafat Ali Says 'Heritage' Keeps Him Rooted

Skift.com founder and CEO Rafat Ali in the Comoros Islands, off the east coast of Africa, in 2011. (Rafat Ali)
Lifestyle

In the content business, says the founder of paidContent and Skift.com, "Chaos is the new normal."

Photo of the Day: Twinkling in the Singapore Sky

A ferris wheel is lit up at dusk in Singapore on May 5, 2013. (Eduardo S. Seastres)
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A ferris wheel is lit up at dusk in Singapore on May 5, 2013. (Eduardo S. Seastres)

For Pakistan's Elite, Facebook Turns Into a Political Battleground Ahead of Election

Supporters of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) or the
Policy

Ahead of the May 11 election, Facebook has become an unlikely virtual platform that allows Pakistan's more liberal-secular sector to remain actively engaged in political campaigning.

Photo of the Day: Fresh Catch in Hong Kong

A fishermen heads back to Hong Kong with fresh catch from the sea on May 1, 2013. (See-ming Lee 李思明 SML/Flickr)
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A fishermen heads back to Hong Kong with fresh catch from the sea on May 1, 2013. (See-ming Lee 李思明 SML/Flickr)

'Midnight in Peking' Author Offers Tips on Getting Your Book About China Published

Midnight in Peking author Paul French.
Arts

Author Paul French, whose wildly successful book Midnight in Peking was awarded the 2013 Edgar Award for Best Fact Crime last night in New York, visited Asia Society Studios earlier this week to offer some advice for aspiring authors hoping to write the next great China book.

Photo of the Day: An Abandoned Temple in Cambodia

Moss covers the walls of an old temple in Cambodia on July 8, 2012. (Bo47/Flickr)
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Moss covers the walls of an old temple in Cambodia on July 8, 2012. (Bo47/Flickr)

Video: Kenneth Bae Sentencing Could Get US Caught in North Korean Propaganda Game

Mike Kulma, Executive Director for Global Leadership Initiatives at Asia Society.
Policy

Asia Society's Mike Kulma on possible outcomes of an American citizen's 15-years sentence for "committing hostile acts" against Kim Jong Un's regime.

Interview: Cross-Cultural Dialogue 'Translates' in Latest 'Monkey Business'

Detail of cover art from
Arts

The third issue of the acclaimed Japanese-American literary journal is the most cosmopolitan and wide-ranging yet. Panel discussion with Paul Auster and Charles Simic this Saturday, May 4, at Asia Society New York.

Interview: Comedian Margaret Cho on Hot Food, Confucius and Her Next Tattoo

Food & RecipesLifestyle

The groundbreaking Korean-American comedian answers five questions from Asia Society's Clara Lambert.

Photo of the Day: Dishing Out Delicacies in Taiwan

People wait to pick up food at a local eatery in Jiufen, Taiwan on May 1, 2013. (Davi Leung/Flickr)
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People wait to pick up food at a local eatery in Jiufen, Taiwan on May 1, 2013. (Davi Leung/Flickr)