Worldwide Locations

Worldwide Locations

BOGAR, INDONESIA:  APEC leaders in traditional Batik tunics for the official photo during the 6th APEC summit in Bogar, Indonesia. November 25, 1994. (Toru Ymanaka/AFP/Getty Images

APEC: Japan Says No More Funny Shirts

Since 1994, APEC leaders have donned sometimes questionable examples of national dress. more
Asia Society President Vishakha Desai.

Obama's Short Indonesian Trip Significant

Asia Society President Vishakha Desai briefs WNYC on President Obama's short visit to Indonesia. more
In theatres November 26, 2010, a poster of Phas Gaya Re Obama by Subhash Kapoor. (

Obama Administration: A Bollywood Take

Amid the Obama fever in Asia, an India filmmaker releases film based on the global recession. more
US President Barack Obama (R) and First Lady Michelle Obama wave after boarding Air Force One as they depart New Delhi on November 9, 2010. (Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Changes the Mood in India

Asia Society Associate Fellow Sadanand Dhume on President Obama's successful visit to India. more
Afghan workers pluck saffron flowers on a farm on November 09, 2010 in Herat, Afghanistan.

Photo of the Day: A Fragrant Spice Harvested in Herat

Around 2500 farmers, in eight provinces, work on saffron farms for export mostly to India and some European countries. more
Blood from a skull: cover art for "The Blaft Anthology of Tamil Pulp Fiction, Volume II."

Pulp Fiction, Tamil-Style!

South India's wild and wonderful potboilers are finally becoming available in English. more
President Barack Obama addresses the Indian Parliament in New Delhi on Nov. 8, 2010. (Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

Is India Ready?

Asia Society President Vishakha N. Desai analyzes whether India is ready to be a world power. more
A man reads a newspaper promoting elections on November 5, 2010 in Yangon, Burma. (CKN/Getty Images)

Post-election, How Should the US Engage Myanmar?

The US and its allies must not abandon Myanmar, despite the unfair elections. more
An Indian Sikh devotee takes a dip in the holy sarover (water tank) at the Sikh Shrine Golden Temple in Amritsar on November 5, 2010.

Photo of the Day: A Dip for Diwali

An Indian Sikh devotee takes a dip in the holy sarover (water tank) at the Sikh Shrine Golden Temple in Amritsar on November 5, 2010. more
US President Barack Obama shakes hands with India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh during meetings on the sideline of the G20 Summit in Toronto on June 27, 2010. (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama in India: What's at Stake?

Ahead of President Obama's tour of Asia, a quick roundup of tasks to tackle. more