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Gurcharan Das: 'India Grows at Night'

Gurcharan Das, Jagdish Bhagwati and Vishakha Desai discuss Das's new book, which argues for a strong state role in Indian policy. more
Outside a sari-sari convenience store in the Philippines.

Interview: How Mobile Technology is Empowering the Philippines' Poor

Ibrahim 'Ibba' Bernardo, and Asia Society Asia 21 Young Leader, talks about spreading technology among small business owners in the Philippines and beyond. more
Myanmar Foreign Minister U Wunna Maung Lwin speaking Wednesday, September 25, 2013, at the "Responsible Investment in Myanmar's Future" program at Asia Society in New York. (Elsa Ruiz/Asia Society)

Watch: Myanmar's 'Salesman in Chief' Makes His Pitch to US Investors

Watch Myanmar's foreign minister discuss the "gold rush" in his country, and hear why MTV's founder thinks this is a "historic opportunity." more

UNDP: A Rising 'South' the Big Story in Development Today

Experts assess how new powers in the developing world are rapidly shifting global dynamics. more

In 2012 it Was Full Speed Ahead on China's Rails

Asia Society ChinaFile Fellow Maura Cunningham evaluates China's latest push for high-speed railways. more
Philippines President Benigno Aquino III speaking in Sydney on October 25, 2012.

Philippines President Aquino Commits to Empowerment, 'Inclusive' Growth

Corazon Aquino III unleashes statistics to back up his case for economic, social reform. more
L to R: Howard French, Buddy Buruku, Hamadou Tidiane Sy and Akwe Amosu at Asia Society Hong Kong Center on July 23, 2012. (Asia Society Hong Kong Center)

Panel: Level the Playing Field for Chinese Investment in Africa

Panelists shed light on sustainable and equitable development in Africa through foreign investment. more
The expert panel gathers for a photo before the discussion
Can US Companies Adopt a "Jugaad" Mindset?
On May 23, 2012 ASNC invited experts from Google and frog design to discuss jugaad. more
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Lao People's Democratic Republic Dr. Thongloun Sisoulith,  with the Hon. Warwick Smith AM, Chairman, NSW & ACT, ANZ on Feb. 27, 2012.
Australia Strengthens Ties with Laos
Laotian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr. Thongloun Sisoulith met a select group of business leaders with an interest in Laos. more
L to R: Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo with Omkar Goswami, Founder and Chairman of (CERG) Advisory, Jim Shapiro, Head of Market Development of the Bombay Stock Exchange, Intellecap CEO Krishan Sree Kumar and ASIC Executive Director Bunty Chand in Mumbai on Nov. 8, 2011.

Understanding the Poor to Help the Poor

The authors of "Poor Economics" explain what measures actually help lift people out of poverty, and how many such efforts are wasted because of a lack of understanding of the poor. more