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Team Japan's fate at the World Cup in Brazil was just one of the predictions on which our fearless forecaster whiffed this year. (Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images)

Win Some, Lose Some: We Grade Our Forecast for Asia in 2014

Looking back at the predictions he made a year ago for Asia's 2014, Asia Society's Tom Nagorski assesses his ratio of hits to misses. more
Protest site in Hong Kong on October 18, 2014. (Pasu Au Yang/ Flickr)

Interview: Johns Hopkins Professor Views Hong Kong Protests as 'Defense of Dignity'

Expanding on his remarks at a recent Asia Society panel, Ho-fung Hung argues that Hong Kong's younger generation sees itself as having "nothing to lose." more
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Asia Society Presents! Common Practice 21C: Classical, Contemporary, and Cross-Cultural Music

This unique performance explores classical and contemporary music from the United States, China, Taiwan, and beyond. more
Hundreds of post-it notes carrying messages from protestors line a public wall in Hong Kong on October 28, 2014. (Victor Wong/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: A Smattering of Messages in Hong Kong

Hundreds of post-it notes carrying messages from protestors line a public wall in Hong Kong on October 28, 2014. (Victor Wong/Flickr) more
L to R: Fred Teng, Ishaan Tharoor, Ho-Fung Hung, and Orville Schell at Asia Society New York on Oct. 28, 2014. (C. Bay Milin)

Video: Hong Kong Protest Movement a 'Rearguard Action' to Protect City's Unique Identity

Panelists view the pro-democracy demonstrations as the latest eruption of a longstanding cultural rift between Hong Kong and the mainland. more

Hong Kong: 'The Society Needs to Go On as a Whole'

"We know that Hong Kong is dying, but we want to die in dignity," argues Johns Hopkins professor Ho-Fung Hung. more

Hong Kong: Still One Country, Two Systems? (Complete)

As the mass demonstrations in Hong Kong extend into a second month, scholars and journalists examine the root causes of the protests and assess what's ahead for Hong Kong. more
Hong Kong's Umbrella Revolution. (Pasu Au Yeung/

Hong Kong: Still One Country, Two Systems?

Asia Society welcomes experts to take a deeper look at the Hong Kong protests, their genesis, their outcome, and what they will mean for the people of Hong Kong and mainland China. more
Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters sit together on a curb after police removed most of the barricades surrounding the area they were occupying in the Causeway Bay district on Oct. 14, 2014.  (Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images)

Francis Fukuyama: Economic Slowdown, Not Street Protests, the Real Threat to China's Rulers

The noted political scientist sees a "significant chance" of a military confrontation over the South and East China Seas, and a stalled economy as the one real threat to Communist Party control. more
Chinese President Xi Jinping gives a toast during the National Day reception marking the 65th anniversary of the founding of the PRC at the Great Hall Of The People in Beijing on Sept. 30, 2014. (Feng Li/Getty Images)

Orville Schell: Hong Kong Demonstrations Challenge President Xi Jinping's Hard Line

The Director of Asia Society's Center on U.S.-China Relations argues that President Xi's tough stance in the past now puts him in a bind in dealing with Hong Kong's demonstrations. more