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A fisherman balances precariously while rowing with his legs in Nyaung Shwe, Myanmar on May  9, 2013. (Fabio/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: A Balancing Act in Myanmar

A fisherman balances precariously while rowing with his legs in Nyaung Shwe, Myanmar on May 9, 2013. (Fabio/Flickr) more
Australia Foreign Minister Bob Carr at Asia Society Hong Kong Center on July 29, 2013. (Stephen Tong/Asia Society Hong Kong Center)

Bob Carr: Australia's Regional Concerns for Asia

Australian Foreign Minister has three primary concerns regarding economic progress in the region. more

A Look at Myanmar's Progress So Far

Experts discuss Myanmar's reforms, military, ethnic divisions, communal violence and China's role in the country at the launch of a new Asia Society paper on the newly democratized nation. more

Sustaining Myanmar's Transition (Video)

Officials and policy experts discuss what's ahead for Myanmar and future relations with the United States. more
Rush hour traffic moves near by the Sule Pagoda at dusk December 14, 2011 in Yangon, Myanmar. (Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)

Sustaining Myanmar's Transition: Ten Critical Challenges

Asia Society's Suzanne DiMaggio lists the challenges facing Myanmar's leadership if it is to sustain the reform process. more
Locals ride motorcycles past a billboard for the 22nd World Economic Forum on East Asia, held this year in Myanmar's capital city of Naypyidaw, on June 3, 2013. (Soe Than WIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Myanmar: Whose Reforms?

What's next for Myanmar? Young activists assess some of the challenges the country faces in the next phase of the reform process. more
A child of the Rohingya minority group applies a traditional cosmetic paste at an IDP camp in Sittwe, Myanmar on May 18, 2013. (Soe Than Win/AFP/Getty Images)

Photo of the Day: Traditional Face Painting in Myanmar

A child of the Rohingya minority group applies a traditional cosmetic paste at an IDP camp in Sittwe, Myanmar on May 18, 2013. (Soe Than Win/AFP/Getty Images) more
Aung San Suu Kyiat the World Economic Forum on East Asia in Naypyidaw, Myanmar, on June 6, 2013. (Sikarin Thanachaiary/World Economic Forum)

Can Aung San Suu Kyi Follow in the Footsteps of Walesa, Havel and Mandela?

It is altogether possible that Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi will soon follow a path similar to other remarkable dissenters-turned-rulers, writes Asia Society's Tom Nagorski. more
Josette Sheeran during an interview near carcasses of animals that died because of drought in Wajir, northeastern Kenya, on July 23, 2011. (WFP/Siegfried Modola)

Meet New Asia Society President Josette Sheeran in Photos and Videos

Follow Sheeran on a visual world tour that includes stops in Myanmar, North Korea, Pakistan, Philippines, Ethiopia, Ghana, Haiti, Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan — and even the Late Show with David Letterman. more

Christiane Amanpour: Up Close with Thein Sein

The CNN journalist offers an inside take on her exclusive interview with Myanmar President Thein Sein in Washington, D.C. more