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Interview: New York's Nisha Agarwal on Why Being Pro-Immigrant Make Cities Stronger

Nisha Agarwal speaks after Mayor Bill de Blasio announces her appointment as commissioner of the Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs on Friday, February 28, 2014. (Ed Reed/Office of Mayor Bill de Blasio)
Current Affairs

The commissioner of the NYC Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs warns that often "the voice of a small, anti-immigrant minority drowns out the vast majority of Americans who support making this country welcoming and inclusive."

Interview: Kevin Kwan on World of 'Insane Fortunes' in New Novel 'China Rich Girlfriend'

Author Kevin Kwan. (Kevin Kwan)
Arts

In a Q&A, author Kevin Kwan previewed his upcoming novel 'China Rich Girlfriend.' In-person appearance at Asia Society Texas Center on June 16, 2015.

Photo of the Day: Lush Green Peaks in New Zealand

Blue skies and green mountains reflected in the clear waters of Otago, New Zealand on February 23, 2015. (Tom Hall/Flickr)
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Blue skies and green mountains reflected in the clear waters of Otago, New Zealand on February 23, 2015. (Tom Hall/Flickr) 

Weekly Rewind: A 400-Year-Old Royal Curse, Pyongyang Bling, Godzilla in Tokyo

People take part in a candlelight vigil in Hong Kong on June 4, 2015, to mark the crackdown on the pro-democracy movement in Beijing's Tiananmen Square in 1989. (Dale de la Rey/AFP/Getty Images)
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Our latest Weekly Rewind, featuring some of the best Asia-related content from the past seven days that you may have missed.

Photo of the Day: Under the Red Umbrella in Japan

A close-up of the inside of a red umbrella made of paper in Narita, Japan on May 22, 2015. (drufisher/Flickr)
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A close-up of the inside of a red umbrella made of paper in Narita, Japan on May 22, 2015. (drufisher/Flickr)

#TBT: I. M. Pei Wearing His Iconic Eyeglasses at New York's Waldorf Astoria in 2004

Eileen and I. M. Pei at a New York Annual Dinner (Elsa Ruiz)
Current 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: I. M. Pei and his wife Eileen at the Asia Society Annual Dinner in 2004.

Photo of the Day: Royal Hues at Dusk in Maldives

The setting sun casts purple and gold hues across the sky in Maldives on May 2, 2015. (michibanban/Flickr)
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The setting sun casts purple and gold hues across the sky in Maldives on May 2, 2015. (michibanban/Flickr)

How Moving Away From the 'Old Model' of Journalism Led to 'Revelatory' Stories Out of India

Current Affairs

Bloomberg journalists Rajesh Kumar Singh, Tom Lasseter, and Jonathan Kaufman tell George Stephanopoulos how in-depth reporting on an international team led them to report the stories that won the 2015 'Oz Prize.'

Photo of the Day: A Look At Vietnam's Sailors

Sailors assemble in a line during a welcoming ceremony for the American Secretary of Defense, Ash Carter, at Vietnamese Navy headquarters in Hai Phong, Vietnam on May 31, 2015. (Ash Carter/Flickr)
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Sailors assemble in a line during a welcoming ceremony for the American Secretary of Defense, Ash Carter, at Vietnamese Navy headquarters in Hai Phong, Vietnam on May 31, 2015. (Ash Carter/Flickr)

Video: What if China and the United States Were Forced to Be Roommates?

The Great LOL of China episode 3: Roommates.
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In the third episode of The Great LOL of China comedy series, Jesse Appell looks at America and China — two frenemies living under the same roof.