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Interview: Padma Lakshmi

The model, actress, and television host talks about the healing powers of food — and what Asian foods we should all be eating. more
An all-female group from Banda Aceh in Sumatra, Indonesia perform the traditional Acehnese dance. (Elsa Ruiz/ Asia Society)

2015: Asia Society's Year in Pictures

Asia Society looks back through the camera lens at some of its most colorful moments of the year. more
Satellite image of the Asian continent. (Visible Earth/NASA)

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