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Why 2015 Is Narendra Modi's Critical Year

NEW YORK, December 17, 2014 — Ruchir Sharma of Morgan Stanley Investment Management explains why the Feb. 2015 Indian budget is Prime Minister Narendra Modi's chance to meet expectations for definitive reform, while Eurasia Group President Ian Bremmer describes how India's traditional bureaucracy and corruption have long hindered its growth. Asia Society President Josette Sheeran stresses the need for India to become a viable participant in the world economy. (4 min., 52 sec.)

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Arts
Video Excerpt: Author Pallavi Aiyar discusses Indians' growing awareness of China, and the growing Indian community in Beijing, at the Asia Society, April 6, 2009. (2 min., 22 sec.)
Policy
NEW YORK, April 2, 2009 - Panel discusses Asia Society's new Task Force report, which recommends a new strategy in the US administration's efforts in stabilizing Afghanistan-Pakistan.
Policy
Video Excerpt: Lord Paddy Ashdown stresses the "grave consequences of failure in Afghanistan" during a discussion at the Asia Society, April 2, 2009. (3 min., 9 sec.)
Business
NEW YORK, April 1, 2009 - Donald Emmerson, Ellen Frost, John Ciorciari, and Donald Weatherbee debate the potential impact of the economic crisis on Southeast Asi
Business
Video Excerpt: Raising the legacy of colonialism, Ellen Frost notes the ASEAN countries' desire to protect themselves from outside intervention and globalization (2 min., 13 sec.).
Policy
Video Excerpt: Maya Soetoro-Ng, Steven Chu and Konrad Ng speak at the Asia Society Presidential Inaugural Reception in Washington. (3 min., 18 sec.)
Lifestyle
NEW YORK, Dec. 1, 2008 - Cynthia Sin-yi Cheng, Chris Johnson, Litty Mathew, and Nobu Otsu dish about alcoholic beverages with various Asian cuisines.
Lifestyle
Video Excerpt: Sake master Chris Johnson discusses the different types of sake, and how to choose the right one for a meal, with Saveur Editor-in-Chief James Oseland at the Asia Society,
Business
NEW YORK, March 31, 2009 - Business consultant and writer Kaihan Krippendorff explains the relevance of traditional Asian approaches to innovation in today's corporate world. (1 hr., 18 min.)
Business
Video Excerpt: Linear vs. cyclical—business consultant Kaihan Kripendorff argues that Asians and Westerners perceive the world differently (3 min.).
Policy
Journalist Hamid Mir, editor of Geo TV, talks with Mary Anne Weaver, author of Pakistan: In the Shadow of Jihad and Afghanistan, about the US's strategy for Afghanistan and Pakistan. (57 min.)
Lifestyle
NEW YORK, March, 26, 2009 - Martin Yan, star of 3,000 cooking shows and author of 30 cookbooks, talks to author and New York Times reporter Jennifer 8 Lee  about the evolution of Chinese cuisine.