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George Takei: Asian American Stereotypes Are 'Demeaning and Dehumanizing'

George Takei discusses how stereotypes deeply impacted his family growing up. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images)
Current Affairs

"Those innocuous stereotypes are something we have to fight," the actor says of the Oscars sketch. "I don't consider it funny, and I have a sense of humor."

After the Ruling — What's Next in the South China Sea?

Vietnamese nationals mount a protest rally against China's territorial claims in the Spratlys group of islands in the South China Sea on July 12, 2016 in Manila, Philippines. (Dondi Tawatao/Getty Images)
Current AffairsPolicy

Asia Society experts discuss what will follow the international tribunal's rebuke of China's maritime claims.

Beyond the Embargo: The Way Ahead for U.S.-Vietnam Strategic Relations

(Christophe Archambault/AFP/Getty Images)
Policy

Former U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam David Shear discusses the implications of President Obama's May visit to the Southeast Asian country.

'Eventually There Will Be More Paris-Like Attacks in Southeast Asia'

Indonesian anti-terror policemen transfer one of five men (C) following raids related to terror in Malang on February 21, 2016. (Aman Rochman/AFP/Getty Images)
Policy

Counterterrorism experts discuss how the region can defend itself against threats from groups like ISIS.

Video: Vietnam President Responds to Xi Jinping on Island Dispute

Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang speaks at Asia Society New York on September 28. (Elsa Ruiz/Asia Society)
Current AffairsPolicy

At Asia Society New York Monday, Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang addresses a recent interview where Chinese President Xi Jinping defended construction on island chains claimed by both countries.

Watch: Celebrated Myanmar Troupe and 'Outstanding Performance of the Year' Nominee Shwe Man Thabin

Members of Myanmar's Shwe Man Thabin company perform at Asia Society New York on April 11, 2015. (Ellen Wallop/Asia Society)
ArtsMultimedia

Watch the full Asia Society program featuring Myanmar's celebrated troupe Shwe Man Thabin, which has been nominated for Outstanding Performance of the Year by The New York Dance and Performance Awards.

Photo of the Day: Waiting for a Good Catch in Vietnam

Empty fish nets hang waiting for the next day's catch in Da Nang, Vietnam on March 22, 2015. (Christopher Crouzet/Flickr)
Multimedia

Empty fish nets hang waiting for the next day's catch in Da Nang, Vietnam on March 22, 2015. (Christopher Crouzet/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Floating on Glistening Waters in the Philippines

Boats bob up and down in the waters of Borocay, Philippines on March 14, 2015. (ilya/Flickr)
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Boats bob up and down in the waters of Borocay, Philippines on March 14, 2015. (ilya/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Hoop Dreams in the Philippines

A young boy jumps up to dunk a basketball in Borocay, Philippines on March 15, 2015. (ilya/Flickr)
Multimedia

A young boy jumps up to dunk a basketball in Borocay, Philippines on March 15, 2015. (ilya/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Dashing Through the Rain in Thailand

A motorcyclist speeds through a rainy, flooded street in Bangkok, Thailand on March 24, 2015. (Karl Grenet/Flickr)
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A motorcyclist speeds through a rainy, flooded street in Bangkok, Thailand on March 24, 2015. (Karl Grenet/Flickr)