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Thai locals and foreigners take part in a city-wide water fight on April 15, 2015 in Chiang Mai, Thailand. (Photo by Taylor Weidman/Getty Images)

Weekly Rewind: A Marathon in Pyongyang, A Gem-Encrusted Wedding in Brunei, and the World's Biggest Water Fight

Our latest Weekly Rewind, featuring some of the best Asia-related content from the past seven days that you may have missed. more
North Korean defector Shin Dong-hyuk (R) and author Blaine Harden (L) meet with former President George W. Bush in 2013. (Flickr/Freddy Ford)

Video: Blaine Harden Discusses Retractions by North Korean Prison Camp Survivor Shin Dong-hyuk

Author of ‘Escape from Camp 14’ addresses recent revelations that the North Korean defector depicted in his book lied about some details of his story. more

Blaine Harden Discusses Shin Dong-hyuk Prison Camp Retractions

Blaine Harden, author of the non-fiction book Escape from Camp 14, discusses recent revelations that the North Korean prison camp survivor depicted in his book retracted parts of his story. more

What We Know: Writing on North Korea (Complete)

Mike Cowin, Blaine Harden, and Adam Johnson join North Korea defector Joseph Kim in a panel discussion centered on lessons learned from writing about North Korea. more
Author Suki Kim. (Ed Kashi)

Interview: Suki Kim Aims to Depict 'Human World' of North Korea in Undercover Memoir

Author Suki Kim taught English at a private university in Pyongyang for six months, while also working surreptitiously on a memoir. more
Photo by Ed Kashi

Young Professionals: Author Suki Kim's "Without You, There Is No Us"

Journalist Suki Kim shares her experience teaching English in North Korea during the last six months of Kim Jong-il's reign. more
L to R: Barbara Demick, Hitoshi Tanaka, Evans J.R. Revere, and Victor Cha discuss security in Northeast Asia (Ellen Wallop/Asia Society)

Video: 'At the End of the Day, China Has North Korea's Back'

Panelists with expertise on Northeast Asia discuss relationships in the region and what security threats have arisen from North Korea and other issues. more

Evans J.R. Revere: 'At the End of the Day, China Has North Korea's Back'

Panelists with expertise on Northeast Asia discuss relationships in the region and what threats there are to security. more

Security in Northeast Asia (Complete)

Barbara Demick, Victor Cha, Evans J.R. Revere, Hitoshi Tanaka discuss how Japan, South Korea, and the U.S. might be able to cooperate better on northeast Asian regional issues. more
(Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images)

What We Know: Writing on North Korea Today

Writers discuss the changing environment in North Korea more