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Defector Describes Kim Jong Un's 'Humiliation' by Xi Jinping and China

NEW YORK, October 17, 2017 — Ri Jong Ho, a former senior North Korean economic official who defected in 2014, describes a meeting in which leader Kim Jong Un expressed his dissatisfaction, and some profanity, toward China and its president. (3 min., 36 sec.)


MUMBAI, May 18, 2011 — India expert David Malone talks to Swapan Dasgupta about the country's lack of foreign policy strategy, relations with Pakistan and Afghanistan and it's United Nations ambitions.

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NEW YORK, June 2, 2011 - Journalist Gautam Adhikari makes the case that modern India survives by staying true to its identity as a secular, pluralist democracy. (4 min., 17 sec.)

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WASHINGTON, DC, June 3, 2011 — Asia Society Consultant and former Chief of Mission at the U.S.
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NEW YORK, June 2, 2011 - Journalist Gautam Adhikari discusses what he sees as rising extremism and intolerance in India with Frank G. Wisner. (1 hr., 18 min.)

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NEW YORK, May 22, 2011 - Acclaimed Thai director Apichatpong Weerasethakul shares insights into his work and his sources of inspiration. (47 min., 11 sec.)

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NEW YORK, May 27, 2011 — Fresh off a trip to Bangkok, Asia Society Associate Fellow Duncan McCargo, the 2009 Bernard Schwartz Book Award winner, breaks down everything you need to know about the
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NEW YORK, May 22, 2011 - Thai filmmaker Apichatpong Weerasethakul discusses the film that won him the Cannes Film Festival's Palme d’Or in 2010. (13 min., 55 sec.)

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NEW YORK, May 26, 2011 — Former Indian Special Envoy on Climate Change Shyam Saran said for industrializing nations like India "the challenge of climate change cannot be divorced from the challenge of social and economic developme

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NEW YORK, May 19, 2011 — At Asia Society luncheon for 30th anniversary of the China Daily, former U.S. Ambassador to China Winston Lord reflects on 40 years of U.S.

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NEW YORK, May 22, 2011 — Henrietta Fore, first woman Co-Chair of Asia Society, shares her vision of her new role.

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NEW YORK, May 23, 2011 - Excerpts from the Shaolin Temple martial arts demonstration on Asia Society's stage. (3 min., 36 sec.)

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NEW YORK, May 23, 2011 - Demonstrations of the Shaolin style of martial arts, accompanied by a lecture by Shaolin Temple abbot Shi Yong Xin. (2 hr., 6 min.)