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Photo of the Day: Glistening Tea Fields in South Korea

A beautiful view is seen from the Boseong, South Korea green tea fields on June 6, 2015. (Quan H. Kim/Flickr)
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A beautiful view is seen from the Boseong, South Korea green tea fields on June 6, 2015 (Quan H. Kim/Flickr).

Weekly Rewind: Scandal in Malaysia, Japan's Nationalistic Music Scene, and Taylor Swift Takes on China

High waves crash into the coast at Hyuga in Miyazaki prefecture, Japan's southern island of Kyushu on July 16, 2015. (Jiji Press/AFP/Getty Images)
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Our latest Weekly Rewind, featuring some of the best Asia-related content you may have missed from the past seven days.

Photo of the Day: Lines In the Sky In Iran

Wires extend in all directions from a pole outside of The Taj Historical House in Kashan, Iran on June 14, 2015. (Blondinrikard Fröberg/Flickr)
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Wires extend in all directions from a pole outside of The Taj Historical House in Kashan, Iran on June 14, 2015. (Blondinrikard Fröberg/Flickr)

#TBT: Korean Classical Music Troupe 'Entrances' Audiences in 1979

Four members of the Korean Aak troupe from the National Classical Music Institute in 1979. (Asia Society)
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Each week, we'll reach into Asia Society's archives to find a photo from the organization's nearly 60-year history. This week: a 1979 touring Korean music troupe.

Video: Mixed Reviews Aside, Nuclear Pact a Sign US and Iran Are Learning 'to Deal With Each Other'

(L to R) Robin Wright (via videolink), Karim Sadjadpour, Kevin Rudd, and Frank G. Wisner discuss the Iran nuclear deal on July 22 at Asia Society New York. (Elsa M. Ruiz/Asia Society)
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The landmark deal will face political and technical trouble in both Washington and Tehran, a panel of experts said Wednesday. But, they added, the agreement deserved support, and even celebration.

Listen: Kevin Rudd on Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Japan's Economic and Security Policies

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan speaks during a May 1, 2015 luncheon co-sponsored by Asia Society Southern California in Los Angeles, California. (Mario Anzuoni/Getty Images)
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"It is difficult to overemphasize the significance of the Japanese government's current exercise in the reinterpretation of Japan's postwar constitution," says Kevin Rudd.

Photo of the Day: Dancers In Korea

Dancers perform Jongmyojerye a ritual ceremony that is usually performed at Jongmyo Shrine in Seoul, at the National Gugak Center in South Korea on June 11, 2015. (Republic of Korea/Flickr)
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Dancers perform Jongmyojerye, a ritual ceremony that is usually performed at Jongmyo Shrine in Seoul, at the National Gugak Center in South Korea on June 11, 2015. (Republic of Korea/Flickr) 

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)
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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: Sphinx Miniature In Japan

A miniature of the Great Sphinx of Egypt and its surrounding pyramids in Nikko-shi, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan on May 4, 2015. (Rambalac/Flickr)
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A miniature of the Great Sphinx of Egypt and its surrounding pyramids in Nikko-shi, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan on May 4, 2015. (Rambalac/Flickr)

Watch: Stars of New York City Ballet, Indian Kathak Dance, and Chinese Kunqu Opera Share Stage

Performers Qian Yi, Chinese kunqu opera star; Parul Shah, celebrated performer of India’s kathak dance; and Wendy Whelan, former principal dancer with the New York City Ballet share the stage at Asia Society New York on June 24, 2015.  (Elsa M. Ruiz)
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What do ballet, Indian kathak dance, and Chinese kunqu opera have in common? Watch Asia Society's recent Viewpoints: Classical Connections program, featuring acclaimed performers Wendy Whelan, Parul Shah, and Qian Yi, to find out.