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Asia 21: Environment Disrupted (Complete)

MELBOURNE, November 30, 2017 — Zhao Zhong, Gede Robi, Kushal Gurung, and Ewa Wojkowska discuss urbanization, climate change and energy in Asia and how policy-makers and entrepreneurs are responding. The conversation was moderated by CEO of Carbon Conservation Dorjee Sun. (56 min, 42 sec.)


Business

May 4, 2011 — Chinese direct investment into the U.S. is more than doubling annually, with over $5 billion in 2010 alone.

Business

NEW YORK, May 4, 2011 - James Fallows, Inkai Mu, David Owen, Frederick Salvucci, and Regine Weston assess China's long-term transportation strategy.

Arts

NEW YORK, April 27, 2011 - Thailand's Mingmongkol Sonakul shares insights into her film I-San Special (2002), which depicts a surreal bus trip. (7 min., 43 sec.)

Policy

NEW YORK, May 4, 2011 - Weighing China's transportation choices, MIT Senior Lecturer Frederick Salvucci describes the pernicious long-term effects a car culture has had on the US. (4 min., 15 sec.)

Arts

NEW YORK, April 30, 2011 - Pakistani poet Fahmida Riaz engages the crowd, and her fellow poets, at Asia Society's mushaira. In Urdu. (2 min., 31 sec.)

Arts

NEW YORK, April 30, 2011 - Urdu poets Noon Meem Danish, Fahmida Riaz, Shehla Naqvi, Ifti Nasim, Humaira Rehman, and Raies Warsi perform in the traditional mushaira format. (1 hr, 49 min.)

How do Tibetan monks make a point? A "Tibetan Debates" highlights video reveals all.
Arts

NEW YORK, April 30, 2011 - Hasina Gul, Waqas Khwaja, Fahmida Riaz, and others explore the rich variety of contemporary Pakistani poetry. (1 hr., 35 min.)

Policy

NEW YORK, May 2, 2011 — Asia Society Bernard Schwartz Fellow Hassan Abbas discusses the significance of Osama bin Laden's death, President Obama's handling of the situation, the threat of terrorist retaliation and Pakistan's way f

Arts

NEW YORK, April 30, 2011 - Novelists Kim Young-ha and Susan Choi share thoughts on a new wave of Korean literature in translation with Bruce Fulton. (1 hr., 23 min.)

Monks from the Drepung Loseling Monastery demonstrate Tibetan-style debate.