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How Micro-Finance Helps the Poor
An interview with Shafiqual Haque Choudhury, founder of Association for Social Advancement (ASA), a financial institution that covers 1.2 million borrowers. more
Muhammad Yunus (muhammadyunus.org)
Micro-Credit and Alleviating Poverty in Bangladesh
An interview with Mohammad Yunus, founder of Grameen Bank, which provides credit to over 2.4 million poor people residing in Bangladeshi villages, and 2006 Nobel Peace Prize winner. more
Dr. Madhav Chavan, co-founder of Pratham, India's largest non-profit in the area of primary education. (Narendra Bisht/OutlookIndia.com)
Educating India's Children: The Read India Movement
Over 93 percent of children in India are enrolled in schools, yet almost half cannot even read or write in the fifth grade. more
Inside the Infosys multiplex. Photo: Tarunactivity/flickr
Mr. Narayana Murthy and Infosys
An inspiring story of Narayana Murthy, CEO of Infosys. more
Divers aboard a rubber boat survey the capsized Princess of the Stars ferry which sank off the coast of San Fernando town, central Philippines on June 30, 2008. (JAY DIRECTO/AFP/Getty Images)
Poor in the Philippines Have Two Options: Sink or Swim
The recent ferry tragedy proves the country is prone not only to natural calamities, but to manmade ones as well. more
Kazakh Prime Minister Karim Massimov inaugurates the 2nd International Business Conference in Astana, Kazakhstan (Asia Society)
PM: Resource Nationalism Is Not the Policy of Kazakhstan
Summary of Kazak Prime Minister Karim Massimov's remarks at the Asia Society International Business Conference. more
A display of rings attracts the attention of flag-waving participants at a Beijing walkathon celebrating in advance of the Olympics on April 26, 2008. (FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

China's Media Revolution

The Chinese government faces challenges in August as it prepares to host nearly 30,000 domestic and international journalists. more
A display of rings attracts the attention of flag-waving participants at a Beijing walkathon celebrating in advance of the Olympics on April 26, 2008. (FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)
China's Media Revolution
The Chinese government faces challenges in August as it prepares to host nearly 30,000 domestic and international journalists. more
Planning and Investment Minister Vo Hong Phuc (Elsa Ruiz/Asia Society)
Should You Invest in Vietnam?
A forum looks at current investment conditions in Vietnam. more
Left to right: Wenran Jiang, David Kang, Daniel Rosen, Orville Schell (Elsa Ruiz/Asia Society)
China's International Soft Power Campaign: Vying for Diplomatic, Business, and Cultural Leadership
With China expanding its influence abroad, has it succeeded in extending its ability to attract and persuade? more