Worldwide Locations

Worldwide Locations

Asia Society President Vishakha Desai.

Vishakha Desai: A 'Very Nascent' Relationship Between India and the US

Elaborating on her earlier Huffington Post opinion piece, Desai characterizes Obama's trip as "very important" for both countries and their respective leaders, for a host of security- and business-related reasons. more
Mounted Kyrgyz men play the traditional Central Asian sport Buzkashi or Kok-boru or Oglak Tartis ('goat grabbing'), in Bishkek on November 4, 2010.

Photo of the Day: Goat Grabbing in Kyrgyzstan

Mounted Kyrgyz men play the traditional Central Asian sport Buzkashi or Kok-boru or Oglak Tartis ('goat grabbing'), in Bishkek on November 4, 2010. more
Aki Ra, founder of Cambodia Landmine Museum. (Image via Wikipedia)

Former Khmer Rouge Soldier Aki Ra Saves Each Day

In this amazing tale of heroism, former Khmer Rouge conscripted child soldier, Aki Ra is now working to clear landmines in his native Cambodia, many of which he planted himself many years ago. more
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The Sufi and the Bearded Man

An unusual, unheard tale of a female, Muslim saint who traveled from the Middle East to spread Islam in the island-state of Singapore, Siti Maryam's shrine in Singapore was recently bull-dozed despite protests from her followers. more
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Asia Society Fellow Mira Kamdar Assesses the Obama Agenda

Mira Kamdar talks to WNYC's Leonard Lopate about what the President can hope to accomplish in India. more
Molten lava flows from the crater of Mount Merapi in central Java on November 2, 2010.

Photo of the Day: Molten Lava Over Mt. Merapi

Indonesia warned its most active volcano could continue erupting for months as 50,000 remained in temporary shelters and airlines cancelled flights over the disaster-hit nation. more
Indian and Pakistan border guards display strengths at Wagah border's flag-lowering ceremony. (suz kosh/Flickr)

Goodbye Indo-Pakistan Border Ceremony

The ceremony at Wagah, the only road border crossing between the two countries, is an adaptation of a simple military exercise that has become a spectacle over the last 60-plus years since independence was gained from the British. more