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Real-life persons of the year? Rescue workers carry someone believed to be contaminated with radiation to a treatment center in Nihonmatsu city in Japan's Fukushima prefecture on Mar. 13, 2011. (Jiji Press/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll: Who is Asia's Person of the Year?

Ai Weiwei and India's Anna Hazare are two plausible contenders — and so are the Japanese rescue crews who risked everything in the radioactive ruins of Fukushima. more

Video: Duncan McCargo on the Political and Economic Impact of Thailand's Floods

"It remains to be seen whether the government, the bureaucracy, and the military can hold back the waters," the Asia Society Associate Fellow said. more

Thai Political Update, with Pana Janviroj

A top Thai journalist assesses what's ahead for Thailand, now that Yingluck Shinawatra is Prime Minister. more

Thai Political Update, with Pana Janviroj

A top Thai journalist assesses what's ahead for Thailand, now that Yingluck Shinawatra is Prime Minister. more
A Cambodian solider guards the grounds of the 11th-century Preah Vihear temple as tensions remain high on both sides of the border, on Feb. 8, 2011 in Preah Vihear, Cambodia. The 900-year-old temple belongs to Cambodia following a 1962 World Court ruling but this remains disputed by many Thais. (Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)

A Coming Thaw in Thai-Cambodian Ties?

John Ciorciari explains what Shinawatra's recent election could mean for Thai-Cambodia relations. more
Pheu Thai candidate Yingluck Shinawatra greets supporters in Chiang Rai province on May 22, 2011. Shinawatra and her party went on to win a decisive victory in Thailand's elections on July 3. (Pornchai Kittiwongsakul/AFP/Getty Images)

Yingluck's Win: Potential Crisis or Step Forward for Thai Democracy?

Yingluck Shinawatra's big win could turn into a new crisis rather than being a step forward for Thailand’s fragile democracy. more