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Ten Events That Shaped Asia in 2015

From Iran to Nepal and Singapore to Syria, here's how 2015 will be remembered on the world's largest continent. more
Supporters of Aung San Suu Kyi hold posters bearing her image as they listen to her speak during a campaign rally for the National League for Democracy in Yangon on November 1, 2015. (Ye Aung Thu/AFP/Getty Images)

Podcast: Myanmar's Road to Democracy

In the fourth episode of the Asia Society Podcast, we trace how the Southeast Asian nation went from five decades of hardline military rule to free elections, and explore what could lie ahead. more
A woman uses her feet to stomp on and clean a giant bucket of laundry in Yawnghwe, Myanmar on October 24, 2015. (Eric Montfort/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Stomping on the Laundry in Myanmar

A woman uses her feet to stomp on and clean a giant bucket of laundry in Yawnghwe, Myanmar on October 24, 2015. (Eric Montfort/Flickr) more
People walk past a graffiti depiction of Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi outside the headquarters of the National League for Democracy party (NLD) in Yangon, Myanmar on November 13, 2015. (Nicolas Asfouri/Getty Images)

Myanmar as a Democracy: What's Ahead for Aung San Suu Kyi's Majority Party?

Priscilla Clapp, Senior Advisor to the Asia Society Policy Institute, delivered a briefing on the outcomes and implications of Myanmar’s national election as part of ASPI’s AsiaConnect series. more
Residents of Yangon, Myanmar celebrate the results of the country's democratic elections on Sunday, November 8. (Lauren DeCicca/Getty Images)

The Significance of Myanmar's Historic Elections

The victory of Aung San Suu Kyi's National League of Democracy represents tremendous democratic progress in the Southeast Asian nation. But major challenges remain. more
Then Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (L) greets Aung San Suu Kyi before the Myanmar parliamentarian spoke at an event co-hosted by Asia Society and the U.S. Institute of Peace in Washington, D.C. on September 18, 2012. (Asia Society/Joshua Roberts)

#TBT: In 2012, Aung San Suu Kyi Embraces Hillary Clinton

Each week, we'll reach into Asia Society's archives to find a photo from the organization's nearly 60-year history. This week: When Myanmar's democracy icon appeared in Washington to signal a major political shift. more
A man adjusts the fishing net on his boat in Yawnghwe, Myanmar on October 24, 2015. (Eric Montfort/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Ready to Catch Fish in Myanmar

A man adjusts the fishing net on his boat in Yawnghwe, Myanmar on October 24, 2015. (Eric Montfort/Flickr) more
Indonesian firefighters work to extinguish a peatland fire in South Sumatra on September 11, 2015. (Abdul Qodir/AFP/Getty Images)

Weekly Rewind: Planet Tajikistan, The First 'Smart Nation,' and Thailand's Museum of Corruption

Our latest Weekly Rewind, featuring some of the best Asia-related content you may have missed from the past seven days. more