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Chinese artist Ai Weiwei in the courtyard of his home in Beijing, where he remains under house arrest, on Nov. 7, 2010. (Peter Parks/AFP/Getty Images)

China Tears Down Ai Weiwei's Studio

Ai Weiwei's case suggests China may be ratcheting up the pressure against its internal critics. more

Photo of the Day: Kashmiri Fisherman Braces for Cold

Thousands of homeless people are seeking refuge from the cold wave that has killed 160 people in India. more
A vendor carries vegetables on a bicycle along a street in downtown Hanoi on December 17, 2010. The consumer-price index hit 11.1 percent in November, assuring that the full-year inflation rate will be a double figures. (Hoang Dinh Nam/AFP/Getty Images)

Can Another Food Crisis Be Prevented in 2011?

Rising food prices are raising concerns of a repeat of the 2008 food crisis, which led to widespread food shortages and rioting across Asia. more

Photo of the Day: Celebrations at the Golden Temple

Indian Sikh devotees gather to pay their respects, as lights glow at The Golden Temple in Amritsar. more

Photo of the Day: Slain Pakistan Governor Is Mourned

Pakistani civil society activists light candles in front of a portrait of the slain governor of Punjab, Salman Taseer. more
Asia Society President Vishakha Desai.

'Bridge Builder' Vishakha Desai Featured in Singapore's Business Times

Vishaka N. Desai explains what sets Asia Society above and apart from other groups trying to deepen ties between Asia and the United States. more

Photo of the Day: Bras for a Cause

In three weeks, 10,000 bras were donated. more

Photo of the Day: Calligraphy Contest

Almost 3,000 people participated in the calligraphy contest to celebrate the start of the New Year in Tokyo. more