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Hiroshi Sugimoto discusses his Lightning Field series with Asia Society Museum Director Melissa Chiu in New York on Oct. 14, 2010. (Suzanna Finlay/Asia Society)

Lightning Strikes for Japanese 'Zen Master'

Japanese artist Hiroshi Sugimoto, a recent visitor to the Asia Society, is the subject of a long piece in today's New York Times, which refers to him as a "Zen master of film photography." more
Manny Pacquiao appears at a get-out-the-vote rally in support of US Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Oct 29, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (David Becker/Getty Images)

The Filipino Superman

If there is a man you can compare to Superman in the Philippines, there is only one possibility: Manny Pacquiao. more
Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi waves to supporters after her release from house arrest in Yangon November 13, 2010. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Aung San Suu Kyi is Free. Now What?

After 15 years, Aung San Suu Kyi has been freed from house arrest. So where to from here? more

Slideshow: Obama Tours Asia

In photos, US President Barack Obama tours Asia to improve relations with the region, in November, 2010. more
An Indian Hindu devotee hand over a traditional oil lamp as they prepare for prayers to the sun during the Chhath Festival while standing in a water body, in Bangalore on November 12, 2010.

Photo of the Day: India Celebrates Chhath Festival

Chhat festival is dedicated to Lord Surya (Sun), Agni (fire) and Lord Kartikeya or Muruga. more
In this screen grab, Asia Society's Jamie Metzl speaks with CNN in Seoul, South Korea.

The G-20 Summit, Just a Piece of Paper?

Asia Society's Jamie Metzl questions the outcome of this year's G-20 Summit in Seoul. more
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Helping Asia Secure Rice for Future Generations

The joint Asia Society and IRRI Task Force report, Never an Empty Bowl: Sustaining Food Security in Asia, was the focus at the 3rd International Rice Congress in Vietnam. more
William Rhodes (R) with Jamie Metzl (L) in Seoul on November 9, 2010. (Asia Society Korea Center)

William R. Rhodes to G-20: 'Stop the Pontificating'

Asia Society trustee and Task Force chair tells the G-20 that rhetoric isn't enough to address present challenges. more
A mask seller stands outside as Caton tower illuminates during a light show rehersal for the opening ceremony for the 16th Asian Games, in Guangzhou on November 10, 2010.

Photo of the Day: Lighting Up the Sky Ahead of Asian Games

A mask seller stands outside as Caton tower illuminates during a light show rehersal for the opening ceremony for the 16th Asian Games, in Guangzhou on November 10, 2010. more
Best-selling author of No God but God Reza Aslan will be at Asia Society on Nov. 18, 2010. (RezaAslan.com)

'Colbert Report' Guest Reza Aslan Coming to Asia Society

The versatile writer and editor tours behind his major new compilation of writing from the Islamic world. more