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Photo of the Day: Perfect Rows of Purple in Japan

Lush wisteria blooms hang down in precision in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan on April 29, 2013. (GENuine1986/Flickr)
Multimedia

Lush wisteria blooms hang down in precision in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan on April 29, 2013. (GENuine1986/Flickr)

Why the World Should Help Mongolia Save Its Endangered Gobi Bear

The Mongolian Gobi Bear is one of the world's most endangered animal species. (Carlos Alperin/http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HruroJQijkY)
Sustainability

From Mongolia, a plea for the world community to join forces with the Mongolian government to save a unique, magnificent animal on the brink of extinction.

Photo of the Day: Heavenly Light Filters Through in India

A tree-lined path is illuminated by sunlight wafting through the branches in Mahabaleshwar, India on April 22, 2013. (supersam5/Flickr)
Multimedia

A tree-lined path is illuminated by sunlight wafting through the branches in Mahabaleshwar, India on April 22, 2013. (supersam5/Flickr)

'Kimchi Paradigm' Offers New Insights Into Success at Asian Women Leaders Conference

L to R: Jade Taihee Chung, Kalpana Raina, and Sheila Marcelo at Asia Society's Women Leaders of New Asia conference in New Delhi in April 2013. (WLNA)
Policy

At Asia Society's most recent WLNA summit, in New Delhi, participants learned how to capitalize on human variety to create teams that work effectively.

Photo of the Day: Emerging from the Mist in Hong Kong

The Star Ferry sails out of the fog covering the Hong Kong Central skyline on April 21, 2013. (Cody Wms/Flickr)
Multimedia

The Star Ferry sails out of the fog covering the Hong Kong Central skyline on April 21, 2013. (Cody Wms/Flickr)

Interview: Nepali Director Deepak Rauniyar on 'Highway' and a Conscious Cinema

Arts

Deepak Rauniyar's debut feature — screening at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City April 25 through May 1 — sets out a fresh new cinematic vision for Nepal.

Photo of the Day: Lush Green Steps in Vietnam

Deep green rice grass cover up staggering slops of a hill in Sinquyen, Vietnam on April 22, 1013. (Jeremy Weate/Flickr)
Multimedia

Deep green rice grass cover up staggering slops of a hill in Sinquyen, Vietnam on April 22, 1013. (Jeremy Weate/Flickr)

Thai-Cambodia Territorial Spat Offers a Role for the World Court

The Preah Vihear temple in Cambodia (shown here in 2010) is the site of a long-running territorial dispute between Cambodia and Thailand. (theonlymikey/Flickr)
Policy

Thailand is reluctant to submit its territorial dispute with Cambodia to the International Court of Justice. But doing so, says John Ciorciari, "would would send a powerful signal about its commitment to international law."

Expert: Current North Korea Drama 'More Uncertain and Worrying' Than Years Past

A North Korean soldier using binoculars watches from his quarters at the truce village of Panmunjom in the demilitarized zone on April 23, 2013. (Kim Jae-Hwan/AFP/Getty Images)
Policy

Andrew Gilholm, senior Northeast Asia analyst with the consultancy Control Risks, says it's "tough to see" a peaceful resolution to current tensions.

Interview: Food Writer Michael Krondl Explores the Delicious Desserts of Kolkata

The classic golab jamun. (roland/Flickr)
Food & RecipesLifestyle

Food writer Michael Krondl shares what leads him to travel the world to see how different cultures embrace desserts — particularly in Kolkata, India.