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Watch: Henry Kissinger on Cooperation and Power in U.S.-Asia Relations

Dr. Henry A. Kissinger in conversation with Zhu Min, IMF Deputy Managing Director at the Asia Society Policy Institute's launch event on April 8, 2014. (Ellen Wallop/Asia Society)
Policy

Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger said conflict is "not excluded" from relations within Asia but relations between large countries will evolve toward cooperation.

Photo of the Day: Bursting With Blossoms in Japan

Cherry blossoms in full bloom in Okazaki, Japan on March 19, 2014. (David A. LaSpina/Flickr)
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Cherry blossoms in full bloom in Okazaki, Japan on March 19, 2014. (David A. LaSpina/Flickr)

Interview: Business Reporter Says China's Opportunities 'Could Just Be Taking Off'

(Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP/Getty Images)
Business

"The long-awaited Chinese consumption boom could finally be approaching," journalist Gwynn Guilford tells Asia Blog. In-person appearance at Asia Society New York on Tuesday, March 25.

Book Excerpt: 'Bending Adversity: Japan and the Art of Survival' by David Pilling

Financial Times Asia editor David Pilling, author of
Policy

An excerpt from David Pilling's new book relates his immersion, at age 37, in Japanese culture and customs. In-person appearance at Asia Society New York this Thursday, March 20.

Three Years On, Japan's Disaster Zone Needs More Than Money for a Real Recovery

Minamisanriku-cho, Tohoku, Japan, during the summer of 2012. (Andrew Littlejohn / www.andrewlewislittlejohn.com)
Sustainability

Even more than financial assistance, says a participant in the MIT Japan 3.11 Initiative, "ideas and inspiration" are needed in Japanese towns hit particularly hard by the tsunami of March 2011.

Photo of the Day: Cycling Through the Snow in Japan

A cyclist rides along Ishikari Beach, near Sapporo, Japan on February 8, 2014. (Robert Thomson/Flickr)
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A cyclist rides along Ishikari Beach, near Sapporo, Japan on February 8, 2014. (Robert Thomson/Flickr)

Photos: See How Eight Asian Nations Are Gearing Up for Lunar New Year

Penguins waddle into Lunar New Year festivities at Hakkeijima Sea Paradise amusement park, dressed in traditional Chinese clothing adorned with the character for
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As the Year of the Horse approaches at a gallop, we take a look to see how our friends across East Asia are ushering in a new year of prosperity and hope.

Look: Asia-Pacific Flags Made From Country-Appropriate Foods

The Indian flag made from curries, rice, and pappadum wafer.
Food & RecipesLifestyle

With the Olympic Winter Games right around the corner, and national pride about to hit a fever pitch, we thought we'd get the conversation started with a pastime everybody can get behind: Eating!

Photo of the Day: Pounding Rice Cakes in Japan

A Hello Kitty character pounds rice cakes at the Sanrio Puroland Theme Park in Tokyo, Japan on January 5, 2014. (Tomhohiro Ohtake/Flickr)
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A Hello Kitty character pounds rice cakes at the Sanrio Puroland Theme Park in Tokyo, Japan on January 5, 2014. (Tomhohiro Ohtake/Flickr)

Photos: From Basketball Diplomacy to a Super Typhoon, Asia's Year in Pictures

Typhoon Haiyan, better known as Yolanda in the Philippines, touched down on November 11, 2013, the deadliest Philippine typhoon on record. (Noel Celis/AFP/Getty Images)
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As the world bids 2013 farewell, we look back at some of the year's most memorable people and events from Asia.