Less well-known in the West than Gandhi and Nehru, B. R. Ambedkar nevertheless made a major contribution to the founding of the modern Indian state. Book event at Asia Society New York on November 7.
A man herds his cattle on Mui Ne Beach, Vietnam on August 10, 2012. (calvinistguy/Flickr)
An activist cartoon character is promoting awareness of critical public health issues across South Asia.
An old "sadhu" or monk poses for a photo in Varanasi, India on July 8, 2012. (bestarms/Flickr)
What was missing from last night's Presidential debate, and has been absent from political discourse in general, this election season?
Salt harvesters at work in the Hon Khoi salt fields in Vietnam on August 10, 2012. (Patrick Carpenter)
This past summer we asked readers to tell us what their favorite street foods were from around Asia and send us photos. This mouth-watering slideshow is what we got.
A young boy takes a nap on the rails in Dhaka, Bangladesh on September 21, 2012. (BatulTheGreat/Flickr)
A strong and united ASEAN is key to avoiding a standoff between China and the United States in the South China Sea, writes Nguyen Manh Hung.
A classical dance troupe in Siem Reap, northwestern Cambodia performs the traditional dance of the apsaras on October 1, 2012. (h0lydevil/Flickr)
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