Worldwide Locations

Worldwide Locations

Filter +

Keyword: interviews

Videos: How Local Artisans Are Rebuilding Nepal

Nepal's historic Dharahara Tower was largely destroyed in an April 25 earthquake. (Domenico/Flickr)
Current Affairs

The filmmaker Amitabh Joshi returned to his hometown, stricken by a large earthquake in April, to witness its slow reconstruction.

Interview: Crowdfunding Journalism to Confront the Media Industry's 'Huge Problem'

An article appearing on the Byline platform. (
Current Affairs

Asia 21 Young Leader Seung-yoon Lee discusses his new media startup Byline and how its model aims to counter the prevailing trends upending traditional journalism.

Interview: New Asia Society Museum Director on Why Art and Culture Are the 'Best Connectors' of People

Tan Boon Hui. (National Heritage Board)

Tan Boon Hui, the newly appointed VP for Global Arts and Cultural Programs and Director of Asia Society Museum, says "art and culture are some of the best connectors of people and communities."

Interview: What the Removal of Myanmar's Ruling Party Chairman Means for Its Upcoming Elections

Speaker of Myanmar’s lower house of parliament Thura Shwe Mann at the lower house in Naypyidaw on August 16, 2013. (Ye Aung Thu/Getty Images)

Asia Society Policy Institute Senior Advisor Priscilla Clapp, a former U.S. Chief of Mission to Burma, discusses the implications of the USDP’s leadership change for the future of the party and for Myanmar’s transition to democracy.

Interview: How 'Peer Pressure' is Spurring Philanthropy in Asia

Asia 21 Young Leader Wenchi Yu (Wenchi Yu)
Current Affairs

Asia 21 Young Leader Wenchi Yu describes the changing landscape for Asian philanthropy and opportunities for female entrepreneurs in China. 

Interview: What Do Hawaiian and Taiwanese Aboriginal Music Have in Common?

Daniel Ho. (Lydia Miyashiro-Ho)

Daniel Ho, a six-time GRAMMY Award-winning musician, songwriter, and producer, shares about his musical journey ahead of an August 14 performance at Asia Society Texas Center with the Taiwu Children’s Ancient Ballads Troupe from Taiwan.

Interview: Why It's Hard to 'Change Mindsets' on Environmental Protection Among India's Elites

Dr. Rashneh Pardiwala. (Alexis Agliano Sanborn/Asia Society)

Dr. Rashneh Pardiwala discusses how she's helping push environmental research and education amid India's dire need for a sustainable mindset.

Interview: Yang Mu on Personal Narratives and the 'Thriving' Taiwanese Literary Landscape

Yang Mu and his book Memories of Mount Qilai: The Education of a Young Poet.

In his autobiographical essays, Yang Mu tells the story of Taiwan's social, political, and cultural changes in the twentieth century through personal narratives about his childhood in Hualien, on the Pacific coast of eastern Taiwan.

Video: Bilingual Rap Traces China's Development from the Qing to the 'Bling' Dynasty

The Great LOL of China episode 6: Mo Money Mo Fazhan
Current AffairsEducation

In the sixth episode of The Great LOL of China comedy series, Jesse Appell explores the highs and the lows of China economic transformation in the music video "Mo Money, Mo Fazhan (development)."

Interview: How India's Media is 'Often Fearless, But Seldom Objective'

Two men in Amritsar, India read newspapers on April 26, 2015. (Narinder Nanu/AFP/Getty Images)
Current Affairs

Columnist Santosh Desai describes how the Indian press often promotes "muscular nationalism" and how "the integration of media with the market has damaged objectivity."