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Photo of the Day: Divinely Lit Up in India

Hindus honor the birth of Lord Krishna on Krishna Janmashtami in New Delhi, India. (Christine Marrewa Karwoski)
Multimedia

Hindus honor the birth of Lord Krishna on Krishna Janmashtami in New Delhi, India. (Christine Marrewa Karwoski)

Interview: Punk Music and Protest in China and Russia

Wu Hao, guitarist for Beijing-based indie-punk band SUBS, performs at the Zebra Music Festival in Chengdu, May 2009. (Josh Chin/Flickr)
Arts

Fascinating things happen, the Pussy Riot trial reminds us, when music is used to give the finger to a stagnant government — especially an authoritarian one.

Photo of the Day: Stacked Atop One Another in Taiwan

Staggered, colorful houses under an overcast sky in central Taiwan on May 21, 2012. (acdovier/Flickr)
Multimedia

Staggered, colorful houses under an overcast sky in central Taiwan on May 21, 2012. (acdovier/Flickr)

Multimedia: NGO Brings 'Kick Volleyball,' Other Sporting Dreams to Delhi's Streets

A sepak takraw match at the first-anniversary celebrations for the Uflex 'Khelo Dilli' campaign, organized by Stairs, in New Delhi on April 29, 2012. (stairs.org.in)
Lifestyle

A new grassroots initiative is making Malaysia's sepak takraw, along with volleyball and other games, accessible to underprivileged young people in India.

Photo of the Day: No Parking in Malaysia

A cardboard collector in the back streets of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on May 15, 2012. (Photosightfaces/Flickr)
Multimedia

A cardboard collector in the back streets of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on May 15, 2012. (Photosightfaces/Flickr)

Interview: For Hong Kong and China, Are 'Locusts' the New Anchor Babies?

Hong Kong protesters holding up signs that say
Policy

Asia Society fellow Jeff Wasserstrom weighs in on recent public surge in anti-mainland Chinese sentiment in Hong Kong.

'You Must Say It Loudly' and Other Quotes from Taiwan's Lung Yingtai

Lung Yingtai, Taiwan's Minister of Culture.
Policy

Ahead of her sold-out appearance at Asia Society New York, six memorable quotes from Taiwan's Minister of Culture Lung Yingtai on public and private integrity, Taiwan's duty, and the "Shanghai man."

Photo of the Day: A Splash of Red in Nepal

A young boy covered in red powder for Holi, the Festival of Color on March 8, 2012 in Kathmandu, Nepal. (satyamjoshi/Flickr)
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A young boy covered in red powder for Holi, the Festival of Color on March 8, 2012 in Kathmandu, Nepal. (satyamjoshi/Flickr)

Asia Society Online is Looking for Interns

One of the many intern cubicles located around Asia Society New York headquarters. This one happens to be on the 7th floor by the online team. (Tahiat Mahboob)
Multimedia

Check out these exciting Fall 2012 internship opportunities with the online team at Asia Society's New York headquarters.

Video: When the Going Gets Tough, Superhero Robot Turns to Noodle-Making

Robot chefs that look like Japanese superhero Ultraman take over China's noodle bars.
Lifestyle

A newly invented noodle-shaving robot is all the rage in Chinese noodle bars.