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Asia Society Seeking Applications for 2015 Osborn Elliott Prize for Excellence in Journalism on Asia

$10,000 prize awarded annually to writer or team of writers who has produced the best journalism about Asia during calendar year. more

Asia Society Joins P21, the Partnership for 21st Century Skills

Asia Society has joined a diverse coalition of education leaders, the business community, and policymakers supporting student readiness for college, career, and citizenship. more

AsiaStore at Asia Society Unveils New Online Store

The new online store is designed to capture the unique environment of the renowned boutique at Asia Society in New York. more
Plaque with image of seated Buddha. Pagan period, 11th-13th century. Gilded metal with polychrome.  7 x 6.14 x 0.25 in. (17.8 x15.9 x 0.6 cm). Bagan Archaeological Museum. Photo: Sean Dungan.

Asia Society Museum To Present First Exhibition in the West Focused on Loans from Collections in Myanmar

Asia Society Museum To Open First U.S. Exhibition Focused on Loans from Collections in Myanmar, on February 10, 2015 more

Asia Society Board Welcomes Five New Trustees

“This group of global leaders will truly enhance Asia Society’s leading edge work,” said Asia Society President and CEO Josette Sheeran. more

Gary Bass’s 'The Blood Telegram' Wins the 2014 Asia Society Bernard Schwartz Book Award

Gary Bass will be honored and presented with a $20,000 prize at a special event to be held at Asia Society’s headquarters on December 9, 2014. more

China Capable of Achieving Sustained 6% GDP Growth through 2020, says new Asia Society and Rhodium Group study

A new Asia Society Policy Institute and Rhodium Group study shows progress on far-reaching reforms announced in November 2013 and points out impediments to realization of reform. more

Former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd to Head Asia Society Policy Institute

Rudd "ideal choice to lead the Asia Society Policy Institute at this historic moment," Asia Society President Josette Sheeran said. more

Asia Society Honors Asia Game Changers at United Nations

Jack Ma named Asia Game Changer of the Year; Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai also honored more

Cities from North America and Asia-Pacific Convene in Toronto around Educating Students in a Global Context

International learning community of city school systems to meet October 7-10, 2014. more