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Photo of the Day: Chaos in Concrete in India

Metal grills, glass panes and air conditioner units in a group of buildings form a chaotic pattern in Chennai, India on June 25, 2015. (Ramesh SA/Flickr)
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Metal grills, glass panes and air conditioner units in a group of buildings form a chaotic pattern in Chennai, India on June 25, 2015. (Ramesh SA/Flickr)

#TBT: In 1991, Korean Dancers Have Moment of Zen...With a Paintbrush

Eunjin Hwang (L) and Sun Ock Lee performing
Arts

Each week, we'll reach into Asia Society's archives to find a photo from the organization's nearly 60-year history. This week: A 1991 Asia Society performance displayed Zen-like concentration by its Buddhist performers.

Photo of the Day: An Innocent Gaze in Japan

An alpaca gazes up at the camera while chomping on grass in Biei, Japan on July 11, 2015. (Kaley Portier/Flickr)
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An alpaca gazes up at the camera while chomping on grass in Biei, Japan on July 11, 2015. (Kaley Portier/Flickr)

Interview: From Brothels to Beards, Bangladeshi Photographer Captures the Human Spirit

Bangladeshi man with a henna-dyed beard. (GMB Akash)
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GMB Akash explains how he gains the trust of the underprivileged people he photographs and brings their stories to life.

Photo of the Day: Of Driftwood and Dunes in New Zealand

Strong winds blow the black sand along the beaches of coastal Taranaki and expose the broken driftwood deposits of storms long past in New Zealand on August 10, 2015. (Dave Young/Flickr)
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Strong winds blow the black sand along the beaches of coastal Taranaki and expose the broken driftwood deposits of storms long past in New Zealand on August 10, 2015. (Dave Young/Flickr)

Interview: What the Removal of Myanmar's Ruling Party Chairman Means for Its Upcoming Elections

Speaker of Myanmar’s lower house of parliament Thura Shwe Mann at the lower house in Naypyidaw on August 16, 2013. (Ye Aung Thu/Getty Images)
Policy

Asia Society Policy Institute Senior Advisor Priscilla Clapp, a former U.S. Chief of Mission to Burma, discusses the implications of the USDP’s leadership change for the future of the party and for Myanmar’s transition to democracy.

Weekly Rewind: Rap in China, Tokyo Without Ads, and Rebuilding Nepal

A boy looks back while walking past graffiti on a wall in a street in Beijing. (Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images)
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Our latest Weekly Rewind, featuring some of the best Asia-related content you may have missed from the past seven days.

#TBT: In 1972, Radio Guests Let Their Sarods Do the Talking

On Asia Society’s “Window on Asia” radio program in 1972, Lee Graham interviews Dr. Willard Rhodes about Indian played by Vasant Rai (L), accompanied by Donald Heller (R). (Asia Society)
ArtsCurrent Affairs

Each week, we'll reach into Asia Society's archives to find a photo from the organization's nearly 60-year history. This week: When a 1972 Asia Society radio show treated listeners to classic Indian music on sarod instruments.

Photo of the Day: Fishing in the Dark in China

Holding a flaming torch over dark waters, fishermen haul a net full of the night's catch in China on August 2, 2015. (中岑 范姜/Flickr)
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Holding a flaming torch over dark waters, fishermen haul a net full of the night's catch in China on August 2, 2015. (中岑 范姜/Flickr)

Interview: How 'Peer Pressure' is Spurring Philanthropy in Asia

Asia 21 Young Leader Wenchi Yu (Wenchi Yu)
Current Affairs

Asia 21 Young Leader Wenchi Yu describes the changing landscape for Asian philanthropy and opportunities for female entrepreneurs in China.