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In December 2009, a statue depicting President Obama was erected in a Jakarta public park. It has since been removed. (Stefan Geens/flickr)

Hidden Benefits in Delayed Indonesia Trip

Three postponements have created an opportunity for genuine substance. more
South Korean police watch a conservative activists standing behind a North Korean flag with pictures of the North's late president Kim Il-Sung (L), his son and current leader Kim Jong-Il (C) and grandson Kim Jong-Un (R), during an anti-Pyongyang rally in Seoul on July 8, 2009. (Jung Yeon-Je/AFP/Getty Images)

Kim Jong-il Promotes Son to General

Kim Jong-il promoted his son to the rank of general or "dae-jang," according to the official North Korean news agency KCNA. more
Movie posters for "Obama Anak Menteng" ("Obama the Menteng Kid"), a film about President Barack Obama's childhood days in Indonesia, are displayed in a Jakarta theater before a screening on June 30, 2010. (Romeo Gacad/AFP/Getty Images)

Surprise, Surprise ... Obama Says He'll Finally Visit Indonesia

Barack Obama has reportedly stunned Indonesian diplomats by announcing he'll visit the world's most populous Muslim nation soon as part of a wider Asian tour. more
Asia Society's Jamie Metzl (L) shakes hands with Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao (R) at Waldorf-Astoria on September 22, 2010. (Elsa Ruiz/Asia Society)

To Achieve Friendship, US-China Must Collaborate

A VIP reception co-hosted by Asia Society at the Waldorf-Astoria was held in honor of Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao on Wednesday, Sept. 22. more
This September 23, 2010 courtroom drawing shows Pakistani scientist Dr. Aafia Siddiqui (C) with Judge Richard Berman (L), US Assistant Attorney Christopher LaVigne (2ndL) and Attorney Linda Moreno (R) in New York. A US federal court Thursday sentenced Aafia Siddiqui to 86 years in prison for attempted murder of US officers in Afghanistan. (Shirley Shepard/AFP/Getty Images)

US-Trained Pakistani Neuroscientist Jailed for 86 Years

US-trained Pakistani neuroscientist Aafia Siddiqui has been sentenced to 86 years in prison after being convicted of two counts of attempted murder by the federal court in New York today more
A view of the Dhyan Chand National Hockey Stadium in New Delhi on September 15, 2010. The Indian capital is scheduled to host the Commonwealth Games October 3-14, the biggest sporting event in the city since the 1982 Asian Games. (Manpreet Romana/AFP/Getty Images)

India in a Sticky Situation

After facing an outbreak of dengue fever in the capital, fatal riots in Kashmir, and the shooting of two tourists earlier this week, India is today's hot topic in the global media. more