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Panelists Achim Dobermann (L), and Debashish Mitra (R), speak at Asia Society India Centre on Food Security in Asia. (Asia Society India Centre)
Never an Empty Bowl: Launch of Food Security Task Force Report
Asia Society India Centre launches Food Security Task Force Report with panelists Achim Dobermann and Debashish Mitra. more
Amb. Richard Holbrooke at the State Department in Washington, DC, on Aug. 9, 2010. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Asia Society Pays Tribute to Richard Holbrooke After Surgery

Amb. Richard Holbrooke was in critical condition in a Washington hospital after surgery for a torn aorta. more
Expert Randel Carlock discusses the importance of entrepreneurial families in the 21st century at the Asia Society Hong Kong Center on Dec. 10, 2010. (2 min., 39 sec.)
A 21st Century of Entrepreneurial Families
Randel Carlock outlines what family businesses provide a society that ordinary companies don't. more
The empty chair with a diploma and medal that should have been awarded to this year's Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo stands in Oslo City Hall on December 10, 2010. (Junge, Heiko/AFP/Getty Images)

An Empty Chair in Oslo

Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo’s empty chair shown around the world but not in China. more

Photo of the Day: Highlighting Human Rights in Mumbai

An Indian adivasi-tribal with her hands tied together to symbolically represent bondage, attend a sit-in protest on the occasion of Human Rights Day in Mumbai on December 10, 2010. more

Warm Up With Ramen

There's nothing like a hot bowl of ramen on a cold day. more

Photo of the Day: US Military Keeps Up With Celebrity News

Military get some quiet time reading while waiting for computers at the United Service members Organization (USO) lounge at Kandahar Air Field (KAF) December 9, 2010 in Kandahar, Afghanistan. more
Liu Xiaobo, who was recently awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, is currently serving an 11-year prison sentence in China.

China's Global War on Human Rights

In a Wall St. Journal opinion piece, Asia Society's Jamie Metzl argues Beijing is actively undermining global human rights norms. more
An Indian shopkeeper arranges paan (betel nut products) in silver foils at his roadside shop in New Delhi, India. (Manan Vatsyayana/AFP/Getty Images)

A Paean to Paan

One man details his love for the uniquely South Asian product, now readily available in Manhattan. more