Intricately carved figures of Buddha and other religious figures are laden with offerings at the Jade Buddha Temple in Shanghai, China on March 29, 2015. (Tybo/Flickr)
Yu Lizhong of NYU Shanghai discusses the first Sino-American joint venture university, and where it falls in China's current political atmosphere.
Cartographer Jeffrey Linn's maps show what China's coastal cities may look like in the future if the world's sea levels continue to rise.
Tiny souvenir statues of Mao and others on sale at the Dongtai Lu Antique Market in Shanghai, China on April 19, 2015. (Joan Campderros-i-Canas/Flickr)
Is Shanghai a model of educational equity, as the OECD international school rankings suggest? Asia Society's Jeff Wang offers a ground-level view.
A busy vendor stacks side dishes for hungry customers at an outdoor street market in Shanghai, China on December 1, 2013. (Tahiat Mahboob/Flickr)
An ornate door knocker adorns a red door at Shanghai's City God Temple in China on November 30, 2013. (Tahiat Mahboob)
Who will follow in the footsteps of 2011 winner Aung San Suu Kyi and 2012 winner Imran Khan and take the honor for 2013? That's totally up to you.
Shanghai's world-leading education system results from unremitting education reform during the past decades, not from cheating, writes Zhang Mingxuan.
Paths cross at a glitzy intersection in Shanghai, China on August 20, 2013. (SimonQ/Flickr)
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