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Shanghai, Bo Xilai and 5 China Noirs You Should Read this Summer

The scandal surrounding ousted Chinese official Bo Xilai (L) got Asia Society Associate Fellow Jeffrey Wasserstrom thinking about some of his favorite noir books about China. (Bo Xilai photo by Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)
Arts

After a brief primer on the "wicked old treaty port" of Shanghai, Asia Society Associate Fellow Jeffrey Wasserstrom suggests some China-crime-themed summer reading.

The Best Way to View Asia Society Content on Your Mobile Device

Google Currents allows you to view Asia Society blog posts and videos on your iPhone, iPad or Android device.
Lifestyle

Asia Blog now has its very own mobile edition, designed specifically for use on iPads, iPhones and Android devices. Google Currents offers mobile users an easy and convenient way to view Asia Society blog posts and videos.

Photo of the Day: Koala Cuteness in Kobe, Japan

Multimedia

A koala bear in Oji zoo, Kobe, Japan on April 30, 2012. (pelican/Flickr)

Interview: Artist Chitra Ganesh Evokes 'Ghost Effect' of Silent Cinema [Images]

Chitra Ganesh, 'Gopa in the Garden, Prem Sanyas' (2012), charcoal on paper, 141 x 191.8 cm.
Arts

Acclaimed Indian American artist reanimates some of cinema's first female icons in her new works on paper.

Photo of the Day: Afternoon Reading in India

Multimedia

A man and woman read at their doorstep in Rajasthan, India on April 6, 2012. (Steve Lau/Flickr)

Interview: U.S. 'Emboldens' Philippines In South China Sea Dispute With China

The guided-missile destroyers USS Sampson and USS Pinkney operate in the South China Sea in 2010. (U.S. Navy/David Mercil)
Policy

In an interview with a Global Post reporter Asia Society Senior Program Officer Andrew Billo says the U.S.'s military involvement in the South China Sea has increased tension in the region.

Photo of the Day: Health Care Plan in a Bag, Yinchuan, China

Multimedia

Chinese herbal pharmacy in Yinchuan, China on July 3, 2011. (Steve Lau/Flickr)

New Hope for India-Pakistan Relations?

Pakistani and Indian border guards shake hands at Attari-Wagah, the border between India and Pakistan, on May 24, 2008. (joshuahsong/Flickr)
Policy

We ask four experts to weigh in on recent developments in the rocky relationship between the neighboring nations.

Photo of the Day: Ramayana in Bali

Multimedia

Hindu mythological dance performance in Uluwatu, Bali on November 29, 2011. (Mat McDermott/Flickr)

Teacher Appreciation, Asian Style

A teacher (L) guides children during a reading lesson in Singapore on May 25, 2010. (Roslan Rahman/AFP/Getty Images)
Education

In time for Teacher Appreciation Week, three lessons from Asia on how to value educators.