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A fashion show featuring the creations of designer Denny Wirawan (C) was one highlight of the Apr. 8 event in Washington, DC. (Asia Society Washington Center)
Batik for Americans and Indonesians Alike
Fashion, food, and traditional dance attend the launch of the American Batik Design Competition in DC. more
Abdullah Abdullah. (Shah Marrai/AFP/Getty Images)

Abdullah Abdullah: 'Current Government in Afghanistan' US's Main Challenge

Asia Society Associate Fellow and former Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah spoke at the Asia Society in Washington, DC, on Monday, April 11, 2011. more
Kongdan Oh discusses working with North Korean refugees following the screening of Kimjongiliya in Washington on Apr. 13, 2011.
'Kimjongilia' and Life in an 'Absurd' Society
Brookings Institution expert weighs in on documentary depicting conditions in North Korea. more
L to R: Carol Yost, Corey Heyman, and David Sprague at Asia Society Washington on Apr. 6, 2011. (Asia Society Washington Center)
The Elusive Search for Educational Equity
Panel discussion explores the challenges of keeping girls in school. more
Asia Society Washington Center screened Erez Laufer's documentary Rafting to Bombay on April 7, 2011.
Rafting To Bombay
A recent documentary sparks discussion on Jewish-Indian diaspora. more
(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