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A Rohingya refugee girl looks on at newly arrived refugees who fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar on September 6, 2017. (K M ASAD/AFP/Getty)

Asia Abridged Podcast: The 'Horrific' Plight of Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims

Asia Society's Debra Eisenman discusses the unfolding crisis involving the group often called "the world's most persecuted minority." more
An Indian child attends a protest in New Delhi on the Global Day against Child Trafficking. (Raveendran/AFP/Getty)

Asia Abridged Podcast: Confronting 21st Century Slavery

Human trafficking expert Matt Friedman describes how millions are lured into slavery in Asia — and what can be done about it. more
A vendor displays a souvenir with pictures of Chinese President Xi Jinping (Left) and the late Chinese Chairman Mao Zedong (Right) to visitors at the underpass outside the Great Hall of the People. (Feng Li/Getty)

Asia Abridged Podcast: Will Change Come to China?

New York Times reporter Edward Wong discusses how he came to rethink his assumptions that the Chinese are questioning the Communist Party's legitimacy. more
Actress Constance Wu was cast to portray Rachel Chu, the protagonist in the upcoming film adaptation of the novel 'Crazy Rich Asians.' (Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

Asia Abridged Podcast: 'Crazy Rich Asians'

Author Kevin Kwan and director Jon Chu discuss why the upcoming film 'Crazy Rich Asians' is important for Asian Americans and for diversity in general. more
Rockets are displayed during a military parade marking the 105th anniversary of the birth of late North Korean leader Kim Il-Sung in Pyongyang on April 15, 2017. (Ed Jones/AFP/Getty)

Asia Abridged Podcast: North Korea Tests Trump

Analysts look at the options for dealing with the nuclear crisis unfolding on the Korean peninsula. more
Donald Trump speaks at a rally organized by the Tea Party Patriots against the Iran nuclear deal in front of the Capitol in Washington, DC, on September 9, 2015. (Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty)

Asia Abridged Podcast: Iran, Trump, and the Fate of the Nuclear Deal

In this podcast short, analysts discuss the status of the Iran nuclear deal and how it has influenced American and Iranian politics. more
An Indian labourer works at a brick factory near Allahabad on April 30, 2017. (Sanjay Kanojia/AFP/Getty Images)

Asia Abridged Podcast: India's Missing Women Workers

Award-winning journalist Ellen Barry explores why so many Indian women are dropping from the workforce. more
A group of North Korean teenagers clap as they watch a performance in Pyongyang. (Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty)

Asia In-Depth Podcast: How North Korea Is Already Changing From the Inside

How a great famine gave birth to a young generation that's becoming bolder, and maybe even more subversive. more
Chinese soldiers march in formation passed Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City during a military parade on September 3, 2015 in Beijing, China. (Kevin Frayer/Getty)

Asia Abridged Podcast: The Period of 'Maximum Danger' for the U.S. and China

In this podcast short, Howard French discusses how history shapes China's territorial ambitions and how that could be a recipe for conflict. more
Padma Lakshmi at Asia Society in New York. (Ellen Wallop/Asia Society)

Asia Abridged Podcast: Padma Lakshmi's New York Memories

In this podcast short, Lakshmi discusses her New York roots, her Desi identity, the Indian food she’s dying to see on Top Chef, and why she has no love for Disney princesses. more