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Remembering Burma, and Suu Kyi, a Quarter-Century Later

Aung San Suu Kyi addresses a gathering of supporters at her residential compound in Yangon, Burma on January 4, 1997. (David Van Der Veen/AFP/Getty Images)
Current Affairs

Asia Society's Tom Nagorski reflects on a long-ago visit with Myanmar's indomitable opposition leader. "Even the greatest icons of dissent," he writes, "often face difficulties when the post-dissent life comes, with all its messy reality."

Photo of the Day: City of Diamonds

Singapore's Financial District illuminates the night on May 29, 2014. (William Cho/Flickr)
Multimedia

Singapore's Financial District illuminates the night on May 29, 2014. (William Cho/Flickr)

Asia Society Online Looking for Fall 2014 Interns

One of the many intern cubicles located around the Asia Society New York headquarters. (Tahiat Mahboob)
Multimedia

Check out these exciting Fall 2014 internship opportunities with the Web team at Asia Society's New York headquarters.

Photo of the Day: Shrouded in a Morning Mist in Taiwan

Morning mist seeps between the trees and hills of Shuishalian in Taiwan on May 17, 2014. (Mark Kao/flickr)
Multimedia

Morning mist seeps between the trees and hills of Shuishalian in Taiwan on May 17, 2014. (Mark Kao/Flickr)

Book Excerpt: 'I Am China' by Xiaolu Guo

Arts

Xiaolu Guo's ambitious new novel explores China through the perspective of a curious London-based translator. Author appearances at Asia Society Texas and Asia Society New York in September.

In the Philippines, Hearing Music as a Key Step on Path Toward Peace

Composer and musician Susie Ibarra, shown here in
Arts

Composer, percussionist, and musicologist Susie Ibarra is driven by a belief that the values in traditional music and indigenous culture can bring people together. In-person appearance at Asia Society New York tonight, July 30.

Photo of the Day: Mountain Silhouettes in Vietnam

Bright orange rays streak the Vietnam sky on May 3, 2014. (hermitsmoores/Flickr)
Multimedia

Bright orange rays streak the Vietnam sky on May 3, 2014. (hermitsmoores/Flickr)

Video: Watch Huang Ruo Discuss His Critically Acclaimed Opera 'Dr. Sun Yat-sen'

Composer Huang Ruo at Asia Society New York on December 2, 2013. (Elsa Ruiz/Asia Society)
Arts

The New York Times hailed Huang Ruo's new opera Dr. Sun Yat-sen as a "humanizing tribute." At Asia Society last December, the composer discussed his desire to create an opera with a "Cantonese flavor."

Photo of the Day: A Ring of Light in Hong Kong

A view from the bottom of a cylindrical building in Lai Tak Tsuen, one of the first public housing estates in Hong Kong on May 1, 2014. (yukikei/Flickr)
Multimedia

A view from the bottom of a cylindrical building in Lai Tak Tsuen, one of the first public housing estates in Hong Kong on May 1, 2014. (yukikei/Flickr)

Interview: Eric Liu on the Chinese American Dream and 'Hybrid' Identity

Eric Liu (L), author of
Lifestyle

Prior to his talk at Asia Society Northern California on July 29, Eric Liu, founder and CEO of Citizen University, discusses what it means to be Chinese American today.