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A family pays tribute at Tanjong Pagar Community Club in Singapore following the passing of former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew on March 23, 2015. (Suhaimi Abdullah/Getty Images)

Orville Schell Remembers Lee Kuan Yew and His 'Alternative to the Messiness of Liberal Democracy'

Hospital staff mourn the passing of former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew outside the Singapore General Hospital on March 23, 2015. (Suhaimi Abdullah/Getty Images)
Current Affairs

Writing in the Wall Street Journal, Asia Society's Orville Schell describes how Singapore's founding father both forged a country and influenced much of the rest of Asia.

Photo of the Day: Charging Onward in Hong Kong

High-speed traffic against the backdrop of artificial lights reflects the spirit of urbanization in Hong Kong on March 10, 2015. (ckti80/Flickr)
Multimedia

High-speed traffic against the backdrop of artificial lights reflects the spirit of urbanization in Hong Kong on March 10, 2015. (ckti80/Flickr)

Ahead of Asia Society Texas Center Exhibition, a Brief History of Chinese American Immigration

Chinese immigrant and new American citizen Yi Shu holds back tears after taking the oath of citizenship at a naturalization ceremony on April 9, 2013 in New York City. (John Moore/Getty Images)
ArtsPolicy

The Other Side: Chinese and Mexican Immigration to America opens this weekend at Asia Society Texas Center. In anticipation of the opening, here's a look at the history of Chinese immigration the U.S.

Photo of the Day: A Tranquil Sunset in the Philippines

A lone boat rests peacefully on still water against the setting sun in Bohol, Philippines on March 10, 2015. (Ilya/Flickr)
Multimedia

A lone boat rests peacefully on still water against the setting sun in Bohol, Philippines on March 10, 2015. (Ilya/Flickr)

#TBT: Tibetan Dance Troupe Rides New York Subway

Tibetan dance troupe rides New York subway in 1987 (Barry Bryant/Samaya Foundation)
Arts

Each week, we'll reach into Asia Society's archives to find a photo from the organization's nearly 60-year history. This week: a Tibetan dance troupe tours NYC by subway in 1987.      

Photo of the Day: A Beguiling Stare in Vietnam

A puppy looks up beguilingly at the camera in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam on February 23, 2015. (Ciao Ho/Flickr)
Multimedia

A puppy looks up beguilingly at the camera in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam on February 23, 2015. (Ciao Ho/Flickr)

Video: Polymathic Performing Artist Vijay Iyer Wants His Listeners to 'Feel Cared For'

Jazz pianist, bandleader, and composer Vijay Iyer on The Charlie Rose Show on March 16, 2015.
ArtsMultimedia

The jazz pianist, bandleader, and composer, who has a longstanding relationship with Asia Society, discussed his new album on the Charlie Rose Show last week.

Photo of the Day: A City in Motion in Thailand

Constantly moving strips of car headlights embody the essence of city life in Bangkok, Thailand on March 14, 2015. (Wasin Waeosri/Flickr)
Multimedia

Constantly moving strips of car headlights embody the essence of city life in Bangkok, Thailand on March 14, 2015. (Wasin Waeosri/Flickr)

Timelapse: How Art Handlers Move an Ancient 724-Pound Sandstone Sculpture

On loan from the national Museum in Yangon, Myanmar, this double-sided stele is a sandstone sculpture that dates from the fourth to the sixth century CE.
Multimedia

Watch a team of art handlers orchestrate the installation of a sandstone stele dating back to the fourth to sixth century for Asia Society Museum's exhibition Buddhist Art of Myanmar.

Photo of the Day: Hanging With Good Fortune in Japan

Colorful Tsurushi Bina dolls hang heavy on strings with wishes of health and well-being in Shizuoka, Japan on February 25, 2015. (Takashi .M/Flickr)
Multimedia

Colorful Tsurushi Bina dolls hang heavy on strings with wishes of health and well-being in Shizuoka, Japan on February 25, 2015. (Takashi .M/Flickr)