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#TBT: When the Japanese Prime Minister Sang Elvis and Wore A Cowboy Hat

Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi dons a cowboy hat gifted to him by Asia Society. (Asia Society)
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At Asia Society Australia in 2002, Junichiro Koizumi lamented, “Since I became prime minister, I gave up falling in love.”

Weekly Rewind: Japan's 'Kodokushi' Phenomenon, Street Art in Mongolia, and an Upgraded Pyongyang Airport

Indian Muslim devotees offer Friday prayers at the Vasi Ullah mosque on the first Friday of Ramadan in Allahabad on June 19, 2015. (Sanjay Kanojia/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.

#TBT: Why Asia in 1984 Wasn't Like Asia in '1984'

Asia Society President Robert B. Oxnam greets visitors at an Asia Society New York open house in 1984. (Marcia Weinstein/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: an Asia Society open house in 1984 defies George Orwell's dystopian vision.

Weekly Rewind: A 400-Year-Old Royal Curse, Pyongyang Bling, Godzilla in Tokyo

People take part in a candlelight vigil in Hong Kong on June 4, 2015, to mark the crackdown on the pro-democracy movement in Beijing's Tiananmen Square in 1989. (Dale de la Rey/AFP/Getty Images)
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Our latest Weekly Rewind, featuring some of the best Asia-related content from the past seven days that you may have missed.

Photo of the Day: Under the Red Umbrella in Japan

A close-up of the inside of a red umbrella made of paper in Narita, Japan on May 22, 2015. (drufisher/Flickr)
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A close-up of the inside of a red umbrella made of paper in Narita, Japan on May 22, 2015. (drufisher/Flickr)

Weekly Rewind: Iran's 'Generation Normal,' Nepal's Child Goddess, and a Trip to the North Korea-China Border

An Iranian youth listens to music as he walks through central Tehran. (Atta Kenare/AFP/Getty Images)
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Our latest Weekly Rewind, featuring some of the best Asia-related content from the past seven days that you may have missed.

Photo of the Day: Neon Sensory Overload in Japan

Neon lights and bright colors assail the senses at Robot Restaurant in Tokyo, Japan on May 14, 2015. (Daniel Galleguillos/Flickr)
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Neon lights and bright colors assail the senses at Robot Restaurant in Tokyo, Japan on May 14, 2015. (Daniel Galleguillos/Flickr)

Video: California Bathhouse Preserves a Japanese American Legacy

The Miyazaki Bathhouse. (Eugene Phillips)
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A short film recalls the Japanese American legacy on the West Coast and how the Miyazaki Bathhouse seeks to preserve and build upon it.

Photo of the Day: A Spiral Illusion in Japan

A spiraling stairwell crowded with people creates an optical illusion in Nagoya-shi, Japan on May 3, 2015. (Kirill Ξ/Κ Voloshin/Flickr)
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A spiraling stairwell crowded with people creates an optical illusion in Nagoya-shi, Japan on May 3, 2015. (Kirill Ξ/Κ Voloshin/Flickr)

Weekly Rewind: Scenes From Nepal's Countryside, Pro Wrestling in North Korea, and Obama's Haiku

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife Akie Abe  pose with US President Barack Obama and US First Lady Michelle Obama before a state dinner at the White House April 28, 2015 in Washington, DC. (BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
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Our latest Weekly Rewind, featuring some of the best Asia-related content from the past seven days that you may have missed.