Terracotta warriors, table tennis, and the Forbidden City — halfway through Michelle Obama's goodwill visit to China, a slideshow captures highlights of the First Lady's itinerary to date.
In India and Nepal, devoted Hindus dress up in elaborate costumes to celebrate Maha Shivrati or the Great Night of Shiva in reverence of Lord Shiva, lord of destruction.
Experience the sights and sounds of Bishan, a rural village in China's Anhui province, on January 30, the eve of the Year of the Horse.
The scores of Chinese who made the long trek back to their hometown for Spring Festival faced crowded train stations and long, arduous rides to ring in the new year with loved ones.
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.
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!
Hopefully you have room for one more end-of-the-year list. Take a look back and see what Asia Blog posts got people talking in 2013.
We sorted through several boxes of official tourism slides taken in Iran during the 1960s and 70s — and we've reproduced two dozen of our favorites in this gallery.
As the world mourns the passing of South African political leader and activist Nelson Mandela, Asia Blog offers some memorable images from his trips to Asia over the years.
Glenn Lowry, director of New York's Museum of Modern Art, and other museum leaders gather at the inaugural two-day Asia Society event on the museum of the future.
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