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Puon Penn uses an amusing analogy to answer questions about project finance at "Bringing Finance to Scale" in San Francisco on Dec. 8, 2010. (1 min., 45 sec.)
Green Finance: The Role of US and China in Scaling Funds
Which countries will take the lead when it comes to investing in green technology? more
Amber India Executive Chef Sandeep Basrur (L) with Madhur Jaffrey (R) at the Amber India restaurant in San Francisco on October 26, 2010. (Asia Society Northern California)
Off the Menu: Indian Comfort Food
The iconic actress and chef offers well-spiced recipes for a unique spin on traditional Thanksgiving/holiday fare. more
(Traditions Engaged)
'Traditions' Engage Modern Audiences
In California, a six-day, two-city festival celebrates Indian music and dance. more
California State Assemblywoman Fiona Ma speaking in San Francisco on Sept. 17, 2010.
Fighting a Silent Killer
A panel of doctors and community leaders discuss the challenges of fighting hepatitis B among Asian-Americans. more
Shawna Yang Ryan, author of Water Ghosts, in San Francisco on August 10, 2010. (Asia Society Northern California)
'Water Ghosts' Blurs Lines Between History and Fiction
Author Shawna Yang Ryan delves into the hidden histories that inspired her celebrated novel. more
Pacific Cities Sustainability Initiative (PCSI)
In a new partnership, Pacific Rim cities take the lead in promoting (and practicing) sustainable development. more
A burqa-clad Afghan woman walks on a street in Kabul on August 10, 2010. (Shah Marai/AFP/Getty Images)

Asia Society Panel to Discuss the Future of Afghan Women

The Asia Society in Northern California will host a discussion on the challenges that women face in both Afghanistan and South Asia. more
William Klausner discusses Thailand's color-coordinated politics on June 14, 2010. (2 min., 4 sec.)
No End in Sight for Thai Political Conflict
William Klausner argues that the recent turmoil is the result of many unresolved tensions in Thai society—and that continued conflict seems almost inevitable. more
Tina Kim, Samson Koletkar, and Edwin Li share their perspectives on stand-up comedy in San Francisco on May 13, 2010. (4 min., 41 sec.)
Beyond 'Ching-Chong,' or The Changing Face of Comedy
Stereotyping is no laughing matter - but mothers will always be funny, say Asian American comedians. more
Dr. Amartya Sen, winner of the 1998 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences.
Amartya Sen and 'The Idea of Justice'
Nobel Laureate reaches back to ancient Hindu ideals to address India's present-day inequities. more