On the eve of parliamentary elections, biographer Peter Popham discussed Aung San Suu Kyi's unconventional path to political leadership, and Myanmar's political future, at Asia Society New York.
A state water transport department ferry gliding along the canal in Kerala, India on December 11, 2011. (peregrinari/Flickr)
Asia Society's six finalists for the Osborn Elliott Prize for Excellence in Journalism on Asia give insights into their nominated reports. The winner will be announced next month.
Lifting fuel subsidies to invest in education, social services and infrastructure is a necessary step to secure Indonesia’s economic and political future, writes Ann Marie Murphy.
With the publication of Tina's Mouth: An Existential Comic Diary, Indian Americans now have a graphic novel heroine to call their own.
A masked performer brings magic and myth to life in Colombo, Sri Lanka on February 6, 2012. (L'oeil_ --- Lost/Flickr)
New Zealand Police co-opting street art to recruit young people. (Simon Oosterman/Flickr)
A veteran observer of the Afghan Taliban argues that they're moderating their outlook ahead of likely ceasefire negotiations with the United States.
A view of the Dal Lake in Srinagar, Kashmir on January 21, 2012. (Colin Tsoi/Flickr)
"The world will be watching to see if the shift toward democracy in Myanmar is real," writes Asia Society's Suzanne DiMaggio.
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