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Interview: Photographer Documents 'The Horror' Facing Myanmar's Rohingya

Rohingya women who left their village to flee Burma to Bangladesh in early 2009. (Greg Constantine)
ArtsCurrent Affairs

2009 Osborn Elliott Prize winner Greg Constantine discusses his work depicting the struggles of stateless minority groups around the world through photography.

Interview: Lucy Liu on Growing Up in Queens, Ally McBeal, and Hollywood's 'Slow' Progress in Casting Asian Americans

Lucy Liu attends the Huading Film Awards on June 1, 2014 at Ricardo Montalban Theatre in Los Angeles, California. (Joe Scarnici/Getty)
ArtsCurrent Affairs

Things are better today for Asian Americans in entertainment than ever before, says the star of CBS's Elementary, "but it's a very slow process."

Photo of the Day: A Rainbow of Lanterns in South Korea

Rows of brightly colored lanterns make for a dazzling display in Busan, South Korea on May 5, 2015. (Olivier Roux/Flickr)
Multimedia

Rows of brightly colored lanterns make for a dazzling display in Busan, South Korea on May 5, 2015. (Olivier Roux/Flickr)

Multimedia: For NYC Public School Students, Nam June Paik Inspires Robots and Prototype Suits

Detail of 'Futuristic Prototype Suit 87 – Type 1, 2, 3, & 4' in 'Inspired by Nam June Paik: Becoming Robot' at Asia Society Museum, May 19–July 19, 2015. (Tahiat Mahboob)
Arts

‘Inspired by Nam June Paik: Becoming Robot’ opens on May 19, featuring art from New York City public school students. Read the story of how the exhibition came together.

Interview: Joe Wong on Intercultural Stand-up and Young Chinese 'Wanting to See Something Real' On Stage

Joe Wong at the 2013 National Chinese Language Conference. (Asia Society)
Current Affairs

Chinese American comedian describes the blossoming stand-up scene in China.

Video: A Comedic Look at the Quiet and the Chaos of Chinese New Year

The Great LOL of China episode 2: New Years. (Jesse Appell)
EducationMultimedia

In the second episode of The Great LOL of China comedy series, Jesse Appell and a friend find themselves alone and starving in Beijing during Chinese New Year.

Interview: How 'Frustrated Ideologue' Mao Zedong’s Failing Bureaucracy Derailed China

Children in Taiyuan, China in 2011 celebrate the 90th anniversary of the founding of China's Communist Party. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)
Current Affairs

Stanford sociologist Andrew G. Walder discusses his new book about how some of the worst man-made catastrophes in China's history were able to unfold.

Photo of the Day: Fishy Business in Bangladesh

The catch of the day in Sunamganj, Bangladesh on April 8, 2015. (Finn Thilsted/Flickr)
Multimedia

The catch of the day in Sunamganj, Bangladesh on April 8, 2015. (Finn Thilsted/Flickr)

Interview: White House Executive Chef on 'Culinary Diplomacy' and Learning to Cook in the Philippines

White House Executive Chef Cris Comerford prepares quinoa black bean and corn salad in the old family dining room of the White House, August 20, 2012. (Sonya N. Hebert/White House)
Food & Recipes

Philippines-born Cris Comerford reflects on two decades in the White House kitchen.

Photo of the Day: A Geometrical Delight in Malaysia

Richly decorated ceilings with geometrical patterns evoke awe and wonder at the Sri Mahamariamman Temple in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on April 17, 2015. (Rob M/Flickr)
Multimedia

Richly decorated ceilings with geometrical patterns evoke awe and wonder at the Sri Mahamariamman Temple in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on April 17, 2015. (Rob M/Flickr)