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Interview: Ronnie Chan on the Opening of Asia Society's Hong Kong Center

Asia Society Co-Chair Ronnie Chan, second from left, at the Asia Society Hong Kong Center Pre-Opening Gala Dinner on February 8, 2012. Pictured to Chan's left is Tung Chee Hwa, the first Chief Executive of Hong Kong after the 1997 handover. (Nick Mak)
Lifestyle

On the eve of its grand opening, Asia Society Co-Chair and Hong Kong-native Ronnie Chan discusses the new Asia Society Hong Kong Center and its significance to the Asia Society and the city of Hong Kong.

Review: Harvard's Online China Lectures a 'Useful' Overview

A slide from the introductory lecture in Harvard University's online series
Education

A new Harvard online lecture series is lauded as an an "exceptionally useful tool" for anyone needing an intro to Chinese civilization.

Photo of the Day: Cold Spell Grips Afghanistan

Multimedia

A cold winter morning in Kandahar on February 3, 2012 submitted by Ayat Ullah from Afghanistan. Frigid temperatures have claimed the lives of at least 22 people in the past month.

Top Tweets: Pete Hoekstra's Super Bowl Ad Reaches 'New Low'

Screenshot from Pete Hoekstra's controversial ad.
Policy

Racially-charged campaign ad from Republican Senate candidate stirs controversy among pundits.

Photo of the Day: Taiwan Lantern Festival

Multimedia

Lunar New Year celebrations come to a close on Monday, the 15th day on the lunar calendar - otherwise known as the Lantern Festival, on February 5, 2012 in Kaohsiung City, Taiwan.  (lyra444 /Flickr)

Before Lil Buck Dances With Madonna at Super Bowl, Watch Him Dance in China

Street dancer Charles
Arts

Street dancer Charles "Lil Buck" Riley, who will take the stage during halftime on Sunday, took his talents to China with the Asia Society last November. Click to watch him in action.

Photo (and Video) of the Day: Demons vs. Four-Eyed Shaman

Multimedia

Watch a Star Wars-type-showdown between a demon and a four-eyed shaman at the annual Setsubun festival in Japan.

Photos: Scenes from New York's Chinatown by Andrew Burton

Multimedia

Take a tour of New York City's Chinatown with photojournalist Andrew Burton.

China, Singapore Earn High Marks in Trust-in-Government Survey

How much do Chinese citizens trust their government? (Peter Parks/AFP/Getty Images)
Policy

But, advises Laura Chang of Asia Society's Center on U.S.-China Relations, "one would do well to approach the results with a cautious eye."

Photo of the Day: Futuristic Singapore

A view at night of the Fullerton Bay Hotel in Singapore on January 12, 2012.  (Anh Dinh /Flickr)