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Roshan COO Altaf Ladak speaking in Mumbai on Feb. 1, 2011. (Asia Society India Centre)
'Roshan' Telecom Shows How Business Can Bring Light to Afghanistan
Telecom entrepreneur explains how profit and social development can go hand in hand. more
Pierre Omidyar, Founder and Chairman of eBay Inc., discusses innovative approaches to philanthropy in Mumbai on January 4, 2011. (4 min., 51 sec.)
Pierre Omidyar: 'Next-Generation Philanthropy' in Practice
Pierre Omidyar, "the radical philanthropist," on innovative charitable giving in the 21st century. more
Residents practicing T'ai chi at dawn in Shanghai, China. (Kevin Phillips/Getty Images)
Remaking the Chinese City
Expert Randel Carlock discusses the importance of entrepreneurial families in the 21st century at the Asia Society Hong Kong Center on Dec. 10, 2010. (2 min., 39 sec.)
A 21st Century of Entrepreneurial Families
Randel Carlock outlines what family businesses provide a society that ordinary companies don't. more
In New York on Oct. 25, Alex Counts and Vikram Akula each address what role the need to make a profit plays in stimulating innovation. (4 min., 22 sec.)
Can the Profit Motive Improve Microfinance?
Opposing points of view address the issue of microfinance as a for-profit enterprise. more
L to R: Charm Lee (CEO, Korea Tourism Organization), Soo Siew Keong (Regional Director North Asia, Singapore Tourism Board), Kyongsoo Lho (Co-Chairman, Asia Society Korea Center), Simeon P. Marfori, II (Undersecretary, Department of Tourism, Philippines), Dong Bin Shin (Co-Chairman, Asia Society Korea Center)
Tourism Key to Southeast Asia Development, Say Dignitaries
Vice ministers from the Philippines and Singapore recently addressed Asia Society members in Seoul. more
Video Demo: How the Moca medical diagnostics platform works (1 min., 33 sec.)
Mobile Health: Access for the World’s Poor
Panel discusses using mobile phones to help millions of poor get affordable access to health care. more