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Dr. Irwin King addresses the Asia Society Hong Kong Center on March 11, 2010. (Asia Society Hong Kong Center)

Has Social Networking Made Us Anti-Social?

The potential of social networking amazes, yet also unnerves, says one Hong Kong computer scientist. more
The Meaning of Tea follows the tea-drinking traditions of eight nations. (Tea Dragon Films)
Discuss: Are Tea Rituals Still Relevant Today?
Share your thoughts: What role does tea have in your life? more
Still from Derek Shimoda's documentary The Killing of a Chinese Cookie.
The Killing of a Fortune Cookie
A screening and Q&A with director Derek Shimoda about the cookie’s rise to a pop culture phenomenon. more
Still from Derek Shimoda's documentary The Killing of a Chinese Cookie.

The Killing of a Fortune Cookie

A screening and Q&A with director Derek Shimoda about the cookie’s rise to a pop culture phenomenon. more
Buddha Snow Globe, $40.00
Treasures of the Season at AsiaStore
Celebrate the holidays with unique gifts from AsiaStore's collections of jewelry, textiles, and home accents by Asian and Asian American artisans and designers. more
Matthew Niederhauser with his photo exhibition in Washington, DC on Nov. 9, 2009. (Aditya Banerjee/Asia Society Washington)
Individualism in the Beijing Underground
A photography exhibition reveals how those in Beijing’s indie music scene feel at odds with modern Chinese society. more
Chef Cristeta 'Cris' Comerford prepares a meal inside the White House kitchen July 17, 2002. In 2005, Comerford was named White House Executive Chef and the first woman to serve in the job. (Tina Hager/White House via Getty Images)
Cris Comerford is Filipino and Proud
An interview with the first woman and first minority executive chef of the White House. more
Chef Cristeta 'Cris' Comerford prepares a meal inside the White House kitchen July 17, 2002. In 2005, Comerford was named White House Executive Chef and the first woman to serve in the job. (Tina Hager/White House via Getty Images)

Cris Comerford is Filipino and Proud

An interview with the first woman and first minority executive chef of the White House. more
How has the economy affected your spending habits?

* I eat at home more often and pack a lunch
* I make a budget and stick to it
* I look for more bargains and sale items
* It hasn't affected my shopping habits at all Read more »

Chef Martin Yan is the star of 3,000 cooking shows and author of 30 cookbooks.
Chef Martin Yan on Chinese Cuisine
Star chef Martin Yan dishes with author and New York Times reporter Jennifer 8 Lee about the evolution of Chinese food. more