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Worldwide Locations

Flower Matango, a sculpture by Japanese artist Takashi Murakami, on view as part of Murakami's exhibition at the Palace of Versailles, outside Paris. (Pierre Verdy/AFP/Getty Images)

Murakami Takes Over Versailles

Japanese pop artist's latest exhibition raises eyebrows (and more) in France. more
Interior shot of the grand entrance hall of Asia Society Texas Center's new building, currently under construction in Houston's Museum District.

Texas Center's New Home Underway

The completion date of Asia Society Texas Center's new building is fast-approaching. more
Cover of SAALT's report, "From Macacas to Turban Toppers: The Rise in Xenophobia and Racist Rhetoric in America's Political Discourse," (SAALT, October 2010)

New Report Takes on Racist Rhetoric Among US Politicians

The South Asian Americans Leading Together releases a report tracking racist rhetoric against South Asians in American political discourse since 9/11. more
Votes queue to collect their ballot papers during a demonstration of how to vote in Naypyidaw. (Soe Than Win/AFP/Getty Images)

POLICY UPDATE: How Should the U.S. Respond to Burma’s Upcoming Elections?

In advance of Burma’s elections on 7 November, the first in 20 years, the Asia Society has just released a Burma Task Force Report Update. more
Pad Thai. (Image via Wikipedia)

Is the Food You're Eating Really Authentic?

Is the food we enjoy from Asia really even from Asia? more

Photo of the Day: A Korean Peacekeeper Displays Skills

A South Korean peacekeeping soldier with the United Nations Interim Forces in Lebanon (UNIFIL) displays his skills during a parade at their base in the southern Lebanese town of Tayr Dibba on October 27, 2010. more

Shoes, Complaints Hurled at Former Australian PM

Former Australian PM John Howard found himself dodging tough questions as well as flying footwear during a live TV broadcast yesterday. more
A car is covered with ash from the erupting Mount Merapi volcano at Kaliurang village in Sleman, on October 26, 2010 near Yogyakarta, Indonesia. (Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images)

For Indonesians, Mother Nature Strikes Again

More than 270 deaths have been reported in the state of Sumatra after a 7.7 magnitude undersea earthquake. more