What does it mean to be human? Columbia University scholar Hamid Dabashi explores this age-old question through the creative subversions of Persian literary tradition.
The mist gathers on the shores of Labrador Park Beach in Central Singapore, Singapore on June 21, 2012. (acdovier/Flickr)
A skit last weekend used fake Foxconn workers to mock melodramatic iPhone 5 criticisms — but not everyone was amused.
Asia Society India Centre members will have a unique opportunity to meet acclaimed artist Atul Dodiya in his Mumbai studio on October 20.
A glimpse of a buddha statue in a temple in Penang, Malaysia on July 8, 2012. (Edmund Nigel Gall/Flickr)
Heritage conservation and cultural tourism are global trends — and the Philippines should not be left behind, writes Ivan Henares.
Waterlillies float on the banks as the sun sets in Chaiyaphum, Thailand on September 22, 2012. (norsez/Flickr)
Photos and commentary on the life of Cambodia's King Norodom Sihanouk (1922-2012), who died of a heart attack in Beijing earlier today.
Bringing in the morning's fresh fish on the docks of Phu Yen in Vietnam on September 5, 2012. (Patrick Carpenter)
Noori's members Ali Noor, Ali Hamza and Gumby discuss how their personal musical influences have played a big role in their unique sound.
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