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L-R: Kanie Siu, CEO Plan International Hong Kong; Florence Hui, SBS, JP, Under Secretary for Home Affairs at HKSAR; Mahesh Prasad Dahal, Nepal Consul General in Hong Kong; S. Alice Mong, Executive Director of Asia Society Hong Kong Center

Earthquake Fundraiser Celebrates Nepalese Arts and Culture

Families, nonprofits, government representatives gather to raise funds for earthquake relief and recovery at Nepal Family Day. more
A resident holding a pot walks through tents set up near destroyed houses in the village of Barpak in north central Nepal, nine days after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck the Himalayan nation on April 25. (Nicolas Asfouri/Getty Images)

The Nepal Earthquake: Two Weeks Later

This special AsiaConnect briefing will review the situation on the ground in Nepal and offer ideas for how policy and business leaders can help Nepal recover. Political analyst Kanak Mani Dixit will deliver remarks from Kathmandu. more
The aftermath of the Nepal earthquake of April 25, 2015. (Simcsea/Flickr)

Watch: Asia Society Staffer Discusses Nepal Earthquake Rescue Effort on 'Charlie Rose'

Sanjeev Sherchan says there has to be better coordination in the aid that's flowing into Nepal. more
Collapsed building in Thamel, Kathmandu (Nepal)/ABC News: Siobhan Heanue

The Nepal Earthquake: How You Can Help

The Nepal Earthquake - ways to help more
A Buddha statue is surrounded by debris from a collapsed temple in the UNESCO world heritage site of Bhaktapur on April 26, 2015 in Bhaktapur, Nepal. (Omar Havana/Getty Images)

The Nepal Earthquake: How You Can Help

Asia Society is mobilizing its global network, asking that it pledge its support to the victims in Nepal in any way possible, writes Josette Sheeran. more
L: Poster for "One Child," filmmaker Mu Zijian's documentary about the after-effects of the 2008 Sichuan earthquake. R: Mu Zijian at Asia Society New York on November 4, 2014.

Video: A Young Filmmaker's Journey from Small-Town Sichuan to the Oscars

Despite not advancing to the final list of nominees announced on Jan. 15, filmmaker Mu Zijian has made his mark by being the first Chinese national shortlisted in the Academy Awards' "Best Documentary Short" category. more

Q & A with 'One Child' Director Mu Zijian

Filmmaker Mu Zijian speaks about his documentary "One Child," a wrenching look at the after-effects of the 2009 earthquake in his native Sichuan. more
Pakistani survivors gather around their destroyed houses in the earthquake-devastated district of Awaran on September 25, 2013. (Banaras Khan/AFP/Getty Images)

Photo of the Day: Walking Through the Ruins in Pakistan

Pakistani survivors gather around their destroyed houses in the earthquake-devastated district of Awaran on September 25, 2013. (Banaras Khan/AFP/Getty Images) more
Rescuers sit on ruins of a house in Longmen township, close to the epicenter of a magnitude 7.0 earthquake that hit the city of Ya'an, southwest China's Sichuan province on April 20, 2013. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

7.0 Quake Hits China's Sichuan Province

More than 150 people have been killed and thousands more injured in a powerful earthquake in rural areas of China's south-western province of Sichuan. more
Al Jazeera's coverage of the Iran earthquake shows a map of the affected area, near the country's border with Pakistan.

The Web Reacts: Earthquake Strikes Iran and Pakistan, Tremors Felt Around Asia

On April 16, 2013, a powerful earthquake, measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale, struck southeastern Iran. Asia Society takes a look at the coverage of the news. more