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Then-New York Knick Jeremy Lin (#17) in action at New York City's Madison Square Garden on March 16, 2012. (Al Bello/Getty Images)

Photos: From Linsanity to Galloping Gangnam, a Look Back at Asia in 2012

As the world bids 2012 adieu, we look back at some of the year's most memorable people and events from Asia. more
Arif Lohar and his playful stage moves met with roars of approval from the audience at Asia Society New York on April 28, 2012. (Elsa Ruiz/Asia Society)

What Were the Five Most Watched Asia Society Videos in 2012?

What videos from Asia Society did you find most interesting in 2012? A look back at the five most watched videos from Asia Society on YouTube. From music to politics to robotics, our viewers' tastes ran the gamut. more
Myanmar president Thein Sein (L) and legislator Aung San Suu Kyi (R) speaking at Asia Society events in 2012. Aung San Suu Kyi was last year's winner of our reader poll for Asia's Person of the Year — will her countryman take her spot this year? (Kenji Takigami/Joshua Roberts)

Poll: Who Was Asia's Person of the Year in 2012?

Asia Blog has compiled a list of 12 of the most newsworthy figures of 2012. It's your turn to vote on who you think had the most impact. more
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary R. Clinton (R) chats with Aung San Suu Kyi (C) and her assistant Tin Mar Aung (L) before the Myanmar parliamentarian spoke at the U.S. Institute of Peace in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 18, 2012. (Asia Society/Joshua Roberts)

Revealed: The Asian 'Global Thinkers' Who Made Foreign Policy's Top 100 List for 2012

In 2012, Asia Society hosted several of the global thinkers on the annual Foreign Policy list. more
In Yangon, members of the punk group Rebel Riot rest outside a newsstand with a poster of opposition leader Aung Sun Suu Kyi on July 3, 2012. (Gilles Sabrié)

Photos: Close-Up Portraits of a Transforming Myanmar

French photographer Gilles Sabrié shares his experiences and photographs from a country grappling with unprecedented change. more
U.S. President Barack Obama is greeted by Aung San Suu Kyi during a stop at her private residence in Yangon on November 19, 2012. (Pete Souza/U.S. Department of State)

Audio: Expert Says Timing of Obama's Myanmar Visit 'Exactly Right'

Asia Society's Suzanne DiMaggio explains why Obama's trip to Southeast Asia is the right move at the right time. more
U.S. President Barack Obama kisses Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi after making a speech at her residence in Yangon on November 19, 2012. (Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

Photos: Obama Visits Cambodia, Myanmar, and Thailand

President Obama visits Cambodia, Thailand, and Myanmar on a tour of Southeast Asia. more
President Barack Obama waves during the election night rally at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois, on November 6, 2012. (Kevin Gebhardt/Flickr)

Video: Obama's Asia Visit Will Be 'Closely Watched' in Beijing

Asia Society's Suzanne DiMaggio says Beijing will closely monitor Barack Obama's Asia trip to get a sense of how much the U.S. hopes to increase its influence in the region. more
National League for Democracy supporters cheer as they parade ahead of the parliamentary elections in Yangon, Myanmar on March 30, 2012. (Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)

Eyeing New Press Freedoms Next Door, China's Netizens Develop 'Myanmar Envy'

When Myanmar’s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi began her visit to the United States in September, Chinese netizens were watching closely. more
A Kachin tribe woman listens to Aung San Suu Kyi in the town of Moe Kaung on February 23, 2012. (Soe Than Win/Getty Images)

The 'Visionary' Women Critical to a Unified Myanmar

Asia Society Asia 21 fellow Wenchi Yu argues that formerly-suppressed women's border NGOs should not be excluded from reform in Myanmar. more