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(From Left to Right) Debu Nayak, Sudeshna Basu, and Nistha Raj perform songs written by Rabindranath Tagore at Asia Society Washington.
Concert Honors Rabindranath Tagore
A memorial lecture-concert celebrates the life and times of Rabindranath Tagore. more
In Washington on April 2, 2011, Cheryl Tan reminisces about favorite dishes from her native Singapore, and her struggle to learn to cook them as an adult. (4 min., 11 sec.)
Culinary Diplomacy Served At Singapore Embassy
A different side of the Lion City is on display as guests listen to an erhu soloist and learn about "gambling rice." more
L to R: Sos Kem, Thitinan Pongsudhirak, and John Burgess discuss the Preah Vihear temple conflict between Cambodia and Thailand at Asia Society Washington DC on March 31, 2011.
Stories in Stone: The Cambodia-Thailand Dispute
Discussion explores the story behind the conflict over a 12th Century Preah Vihear. more
Mike Kim, founder of Crossing Borders, and Jung Hwa Song, Asia Pacific editor for Foreign Policy Digest, discussed North Korean refugees issue after film screening of Crossing on March 7, 2011.
'Crossing': A North Korean Refugee Film
Kim Tae Gyun's 'Crossing' gives a stark account of the hardships of North Korean refugees. more
Highlights from the Adam Grode and Yerbolat Myrzaliev performance at Asia Society's Washington, DC Center on March 18, 2011. (2 min., 9 sec.)
Dombras and Dutars: A Central Asian Music Celebration
Including a video performance not to be missed. more
In Washington on Mar. 25, 2011, Crossing Borders founder Mike Kim (L) discusses his experiences helping North Korea refugees escape through China. (5 min., 14 sec.)
International Human Trafficking: Closer Than You Think
In DC, two speakers recount their efforts helping some of the most vulnerable Asians, from Korea to nearby neighborhoods. more
Suits: A Woman on Wall Street by Nina Godiwalla, who spoke at Asia Society Washington DC on March 17, 2011.
A Woman on Wall Street
Speaking from experience, Nina Godiwalla offers a blunt take on earning a place on Wall Street. more
Speakers at the Asia Society Washington Center's Bangladesh event on March 23, 2011. (Asia Society Washington Center)
A New Vision for Bangladesh
Govt. officials, businessmen outline ambitious plans for trade, exchange, and development at DC event. more
Nan M. Sussman describes what makes residents of Hong Kong unique in Washington on March 22, 2011. (4 min., 27 sec.)
Home, Abroad, and the Space Between
An academic account of "reverse migration' evokes an emotional response from a DC audience. more
Enhancing Investment Relations Between the United States and Bangladesh.
Enhancing Investment Relations Between the United States and Bangladesh
A new Asia Society report aims to help Bangladesh become a "middle-income country." more