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Workers clear heaps of trash outside the sluice gates at the Three Gorges dam near Yichang in central China's Hubei province on June 10, 2003. (AFP/Getty Images)

Video: Cleaning Asia's Longest River 'A Thankless Job'

Don't Cry, Three Gorges is the latest documentary short from the Asia Society's China Green project. more
Chief Naval Air Crewman Francisco Garcia (L) delivers meals ready-to-eat to a Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force soldier on Mar. 18, 2011 in Yamada, Japan. (Lt. Eric Quarlesr/US Navy via Getty Images)

After Calamity, A 'Testy' Alliance Gets Reassessed

For Japanese officials, American aid after the March quake complicates the Okinawa debate. more
Detail of cover art for Modern Poetry of Pakistan (Dalkey Archive, 2011).

Interview: Waqas Khwaja, The Translator as Ambassador

In Pakistan, explains Waqas Khwaja, being a poet has always entailed a special responsibility. more
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh (L), is greeted by Chinese president Hu Jintao, on April 13, 2011 in Sanya, Hainan Province, China for the 2011 BRICS Summit. (Nelson Ching/Pool/Getty Images)

Listen: Columbia University Debate on the Future of China-India Relations

Asia Society Executive Vice President Jamie Metzl joined a panel of experts in the the event hosted by The Journal of International Affairs. more
Newly elected Prime Minister for Tibetans-in-exile Lobsang Sangay speaks at the Asia Society's Asia 21 Young Leaders Summit in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in November 2009.

New Prime Minister for Tibetan Exiles has 'Deep Integrity, Sharp Mind'

Asia Society Executive Vice President Jamie Metzl writes about close personal friend Lobsang Sangay. more
Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping sports a cowboy hat during a Texas rodeo in 1979. (File)

Ni Howdy! China Lassoes a Rodeo

Beijing's Bird Nest playing host to Rodeo China October 3-10, 2011. We get you started with a quick lesson in Chinese rodeo vocabulary. more
Graffiti is displayed on a wall asking for the release of famed mainland Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, in Hong Kong on April 19, 2011. (Mike Clarke/AFP/Getty Images)

In China, a Return to a 'Fearful Climate' for Artists

Asia Society Museum Director Melissa Chiu writes about freedom of expression in China for more
Monks take part in a daily debate at the Sera Monastery on July 4, 2006 in Lhasa, Tibetan Autonomous Region, China. (China Photos /Getty Images)

Watch: Tibetan Buddhist Debate Pits Defender vs. Challenger

Monks from Drepung Loseling Monastery will demonstrate this intensely physical debate form at Asia Society New York on April 29th. Tune in for live webcast at 6:30pm ET. more
Rocking the mic at the Mughal court, circa mid-1800s: Mushaira scene from the film Mirza Ghalib (1954).

What's Urdu for Poetry Slam? Mushaira!

A classical tradition comes to life for one night at the Asia Society New York. more