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Experts Discuss Cities at Risk

Resiliency isn’t just about bouncing back; it’s about planning cities better in the first place more
Tacloban city was the worst hit by Super Typhoon Haiyan, which devastated the central Philippines on November 8, 2013. (Marcel Crozet/ILO)

Interview: How Mapping Can Help Cities Become More Resilient to Natural Disasters

Crisis management expert Celina Agaton provides an update on urban recovery efforts following Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, and offers a potentially life-saving prediction. more
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Orient Road: Fine Persian Carpets and Rugs

Rediscover the beauty and fascinating history of Persian rugs and carpets more
A swathe of pink clouds paint the evening sky in Malay, Philippines on June 2, 2014. (iloveglay/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: A Puff of Pink in the Philippines

A swathe of pink clouds paint the evening sky in Malay, Philippines on June 2, 2014. (iloveglay/Flickr) more
L to R: Asia Society Executive Vice President Tom Nagorski, Sir Robert Parker, Secretary Panfilo Lacson, and Dr. Kuntoro Mangkusubroto at the second annual PCSI Forum in Manila on March 11, 2014. (Asia Society)

Disaster Recovery Experts Explain How to 'Build Back Better'

Panel discussion on resiliency and livability in the Asia-Pacific more
Philippine and U.S. marines ride on a boat as they prepare to land on a beach facing the South China Sea during a beach assault exercises in San Antonio town, Zambales province on May 9, 2014. Scores of U.S. and Filipino marines launched mock assaults on a South China Sea beach in the Philippines on May 9 in war games aimed at honing the allies' combat skills. (Ted Aljibe/AFP/Getty Images)

Listen: Why China Thinks the US Isn't Neutral in the South China Sea

Dr. Wu Xinbo, Director of the Center for American Studies at Fudan University, discussed the disputes in the East China Sea and South China Sea, President Obama’s recent trip to Asia, and the state of U.S.-China relations. more
Rows of fish are neatly organized to dry in the sun in San Joaquin, Iloilo, Philippines on May 2, 2014. (Eduardo S. Seastres)

Photo of the Day: Fishy Business in the Philippines

Rows of fish are neatly organized to dry in the sun in San Joaquin, Iloilo, Philippines on May 2, 2014. (Eduardo S. Seastres) more
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Understanding ASEAN: Part 1

What is ASEAN? How will it affect you? Find out more about the ASEAN integration. more

Asian Eats Food Festival: Taste Your Way Through Asia!

Curious about other Asian cuisines? Get a taste of Asia at our food festival! more
Jose Antonio Vargas. (Gerry Salva Cruz)

Documented — Jose Antonio Vargas

Asia Society and MTV present a special screening and discussion with filmmaker and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas. more