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A group of pushcarts are neatly lined up against a decaying wall in Rajasthan, India on November 3, 2014. (Sven Van Echelpoel/Flickr)

Nam June Paik and the 'Sloppy Machine' That Helped Create a New Art Form

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Arts

The ungainly, rough-hewn apparatus Nam June Paik co-created in 1969 made it possible for later generations of artists to play with video as a medium.

Photo of the Day: Fall Foliage in Japan

Leaves in every shade of fall colors line trees along the water in Sendai, Japan on November 9, 2014. (Genie09/Flickr)
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Leaves in every shade of fall colors line trees along the water in Sendai, Japan on November 9, 2014. (Genie09/Flickr)

National Book Award Winner Evan Osnos 'Tried to Do Justice' to Chinese People

Journalist and author Evan Osnos onstage at Asia Society New York on May 14, 2014. (Ellen Wallop/Asia Society)
Current Affairs

The journalist and author received the award in Nonfiction for "Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China," a collection based on his eight years of living in Beijing.

Photo of the Day: Perfect for Plucking in Taiwan

Flower pickers pluck blossoms from an endless field of blazing yellow chrysanthemums in Tongluo Township, Taiwan on November 16, 2014. (Max Chu/Flickr)
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Flower pickers pluck blossoms from an endless field of blazing yellow chrysanthemums in Tongluo Township, Taiwan on November 16, 2014. (Max Chu/Flickr)

Listen: U.S. Officials Explain Key Outcomes from APEC 2014 in China

Leaders from Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) economies pose for a group photo at Yanqi Lake, north of Beijing on November 11, 2014. (Greg Baker/Getty Images)
Policy

Robert Wang, U.S. Senior Official for APEC, and Christopher Smart, White House Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director of International Economics, Trade, and Investment, share their views on the November 10-11 APEC summit.

Photo of the Day: Showing Off in Sri Lanka

A peacock splays out its intricately patterned feathers in Sri Lanka on November 6, 2014. (Kolitha de Silva/Flickr)
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A peacock splays out its intricately patterned feathers in Sri Lanka on November 6, 2014. (Kolitha de Silva/Flickr)

Opinion: U.S. Must Bank on Progress in the Asia-Pacific

Chinese Finance Minister Lou Jiwei (L) speaks during the signing ceremony of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank at the Great Hall of the People on October 24, 2014 in Beijing, China. (Takaki Yajima/Getty Images)
Policy

Sean O’Connor with the Asia Society Policy Institute considers China’s slate of regional economic initiatives, like the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, and argues that the United States must accelerate its own investments in strengthening the Asia-Pacific.

Photo of the Day: Parked On the Water in India

A variety of boats float in the vast waters of Varanasi on October 14, 2014. (ColWoods/Flickr)
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A variety of boats float in the vast waters of Varanasi on October 14, 2014. (ColWoods/Flickr)

'Don't Take Asian Security for Granted,' Robert D. Kaplan Cautions on South China Sea Panel

Robert D. Kaplan (L) and Peter Dutton at Asia Society New York on November 12, 2014. (Elena Olivo/Asia Society)
Current AffairsPolicy

On the heels of the 2014 Asia-Pacific Economic (APEC) Summit in Beijing, which brought together leaders of many of the countries involved in the South China Sea dispute, the Asia Society Policy Institute presented a panel of leading thinkers to examined the origins of the dispute and consider possible paths forward.

Photo of the Day: The Blue Waters of Borneo

Scuba divers gear up to take a dip in Borneo's Sibuan Island on November 7, 2014. (Igor Mróz/Flickr)
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Scuba divers gear up to take a dip in Borneo's Sibuan Island on November 7, 2014. (Igor Mróz/Flickr)