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Shifting Sands Make Beautiful Art at AS

Over the weekend Asia Society hosted artist Joe Mangrum as part of the Family Day celebration of the festival of Diwali. Over the course of the afternoon, he created a beautiful rangoli out of colored sand on the floor of the lobby. more
A model shows off a Uniqlo T-shirt (UT) brand Japanese Manga Animation, 'One Piece' T-shirt during a photo session in Tokyo on April 15, 2010. (Toshifumi Kitamura/AFP/Getty Images)

Japocalypse Watch: Metrosexuals Causing Economic Downfall?

While the United States suffers from a generation of 20-something college-graduated slackers, Japan sees its own share of underachievers too. more
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh (R) with President Obama at a state arrival ceremony in the East Room of the White House on Nov. 24, 2009 in Washington, DC.  (Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Deepening US-India Ties
Ahead of President Obama's visit to India, Asia Society President Vishakha Desai assesses the potential for partnership between the world's largest democracies. more
An illegal street performer coaxes a goat to perform for children in the Sadiq Abad neighbourhood, Rawalpindi, Punjab province Pakistan on November 1, 2010.

Photo of the Day: Monkey Business in Pakistan

An illegal street performer coaxes a goat to perform for children in the Sadiq Abad neighbourhood, Rawalpindi, Punjab province Pakistan on November 1, 2010. more
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Holbrooke: Afghan Talks Not "Negotiation"

Amb. Richard Holbrooke, former Asia Society Chairman, spoke to NPR about peace talks in Afghanistan. more
Performers parade with hats shaped as pavilions during the closing ceremony of the the World Expo 2010 in Shanghai on October 31, 2010 (PHILIPPE LOPEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

After the Expo, Is Shanghai a 'Better City'?

While the event was the most attended Expo in history, critics complained that it held little interest for vistors outside of China. more
In this screen grab from YouTube, Indian politician Sadhu Yadav speaks at a press conference in Bihar.

The Curious Cases of South Asian Politicians

Election candidates in India appear to be growing younger and older at considerable speed if their personal details are to be believed, reports the BBC. more

Photo of the Day: Halloween in Islamabad

A Pakistani girl wearing a Halloween costume holds a ten-rupee note in Islamabad on October 29, 2010. more