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Hassan Abbas Discusses Police Reform in Pakistan

At the launch of the Asia Society report Stabilizing Pakistan Through Police Reform, Hassan Abbas discusses how police reform will set a better model for governance in Pakistan. more

Dan Rather: The Biggest Story He's Covered in Asia

The veteran journalist discusses what he considers to be the most important story he's reported on from Asia. more

Pakistan: Law, Legitimacy and the Abuse of Power

Hassan Abbas, Aitzaz Ahsan and Arif Alikhan discuss Pakistan's police force and social attitudes toward law enforcement. more

Police Reform in Pakistan (Complete)

Hassan Abbas, Aitzaz Ahsan and Arif Alikhan discuss Pakistan's police force and offer recommendations to improve its ability to check the growth of organized crime and combat terrorism. more
'Shanghai Calling' star Daniel Henney (L) on-set with director Daniel Hsia (R). (Gao Yuping)

Interview: Filmmaker Daniel Hsia Plays With Cultural Assumptions in 'Shanghai Calling'

Asia Society's La Frances Hui talks to Hsia, the Chinese American director and writer whose new romantic comedy opens the 35th Asian American International Film Festival this week in New York. more
Limca — an official "cool drink," as determined by Samosapedia. (jasleen_kaur/Flickr)

Samosapedia: Decoding the UrbanDictionary of South Asia

Founded in 2011, Samosapedia is a comical crowd-sourced guide to lively linguistic stew of South Asia. more
Arieb Azhar in concert in New York City on July 3, 2012.

Video: Dueling Takes on 'Dama Dam Mast Qalandar' from Arieb Azhar and Arif Lohar

Concert clips from Arieb Azhar and Arif Lohar prove you can't have too much of a good thing. more
Shadow Puppet Performance at Asia Society
Traditional Javanese shadow puppetry comes to New York more
Maya Soetoro-Ng (L) with Asia Society President Vishakha Desai in New York on July 10, 2012. (Nan Melville/Asia Society)

Video: Obama's Half-Sister Credits Their Mother for 'Freedom to Be Many Things'

Maya Soetoro-Ng credits her mother, the late Ann Dunham, with giving her the ability to see things from multiple perspectives at once. more

Maya Soetoro-Ng: On Family Ties and a Shared Mother

Maya Soetoro-Ng discusses family ties and her late mother in a talk with Asia Society President Vishakha Desai. more