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Himalayan Meltdown: New Climate Change Film to Screen at Asia Society

Co-produced by the UN Development Programme, Arrowhead Films and Discovery Channel Asia, Himalayan Meltdown examines how the shrinking Himalayan glaciers and rising sea levels are affecting people in China, India, Bangladesh, Nepal more
China's Li Na holds the Roland Garros French Open tennis championship trophy in front of the Eiffel Tower on June 4, 2011 in Paris a few hours after winning the French Open Women's final. Li Na made sporting history at the French Open today when she became the first player from China and from Asia to win a Grand Slam singles title. (Alexander Klein/AFP/Getty Images)

Interview: After Li Na's French Open Win, Will More Chinese Athletes 'Fly Alone'?

Beijing-based American writer Maggie Rauch discusses the importance of Li Na's French Open victory and what it might mean for the future of Chinese sports. more
Getting an earful: Chinese Defense Minister Liang Guanglie puts on a headset to listen at the Asia-Pacific security forum in Singapore on June 4, 2011. (Roslan Rahman/AFP/Getty Images)

Sharp Elbows for China from a Neighbor

Anti-China protests in Vietnam may herald a greater threat to governments in Hanoi and Beijing than they realize. more
Peter Timmer

How Could G8 Promote Food Security? Stop Biofuels Subsidies

Peter Timmer, non-resident fellow at the Center for Global Development, discusses the need for greater investment to improve food security and secure sustainable sources for renewable energy. more
Members of environmental action group Greenpeace hold up an anti-nuclear banner in front of the Central Government offices in Hong Kong on March 22, 2011. (RICHARD A. BROOKS/AFP/Getty Images)

After Japan's Nuclear Crisis, A New Emphasis on Renewable Energy

Foreign policy analyst Rohit Viswanath discusses the implications of the Japanese nuclear disaster for energy sustainability and security. more
Burma/Myanmar's detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi holds a bouquet of flowers as she appears at the gate of her house after her release in Yangon (Rangoon) on November 13, 2010. The lakeside home had been her prison for most of the past two decades. (Soe Than Win/AFP/Getty Images)

Video: Security a 'Major Concern' as Aung San Suu Kyi Plans Burma Tour

Priscilla Clapp, Asia Society Consultant and former Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Burma, shares her thoughts on Suu Kyi's announcement and the prospects for real political change with the military junta still in power. more
Asia Society Fellow and director of the society's Pakistan 2020 Study Group, Hassan Abbas, appeared on The Charlie Rose Show on June 1, 2011.

Abbas on Charlie Rose: Saleem Shahzad 'Hurt' Pakistan's Military, Al Qaeda

Asia Society Fellow and director of the society's Pakistan 2020 Study Group, Hassan Abbas, appeared on The Charlie Rose Show. more
Maziar Bahari speaks during a press conference after the first hearing in Tehran on August 1, 2009 in the trial of 100 people accused of rioting after the disputed re-election of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. (AFP/Getty Images)

Interview: Maziar Bahari on His 'Duty' to Discuss Situation in Iran

Iranian-Canadian journalist and filmmaker Maziar Bahari will appear at the Asia Society in New York on Tuesday, June 7, at 6:30pm to discuss his new book Then They Came for Me: A Family's Story of Love, Captivity and Survival. more
Asia Society Global Council Co-Chair Simon Tay speaking in Hong Kong in fall 2010. (Asia Society Hong Kong Center)

Simon Tay: Does Asia Need the IMF?

If the IMF refuses to recognizes Asia's place in a changing world, says Simon Tay, then Asians shouldn't hesitate to look for alternatives. more
Asia Society President Vishakha Desai.

Vishakha Desai's Top Five Books on Asian Women

Asia Society's President recommends five books on the role of women in Asia past and present. more