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Director Danny Boyle with the cast of Slumdog Millionaire (Pal Pillai/AFP/Getty Images).
Slumdog Millionaire: Loved Everywhere But India?
Why there was a backlash against the Oscars favorite – especially in India. more

'Iranians Are Extremely Curious About the World'

Author Salar Abdoh talks about the role of books and censorship in Iranian society and explains that the vast Persian classical tradition doesn't furnish a contemporary writer with a "noir" vocabulary. more

'Tehran Noir' and 'Tehran at Twilight' (Complete)

Writers Salar Abdoh and Roya Hakakian look at crime and mystery fiction as a lens onto contemporary Iranian society. more
International Guoshu Association Founder Hing Chao at Asia Society Hong Kong Center on October 30, 2014.

A Deeper Understanding of 'The Grandmaster'

Drawing on Wong Kar-wai's film "The Grandmaster," speaker Hing Chao shared his insights into the local martial arts community. more
Shown here in her Islamabad office, Nigar Nazar is Pakistan's first professional female cartoonist, known to generations of readers as the creator of the iconic character "Gogi." (Gogi Studios)

Interview: Pakistan's First Woman Cartoonist Shapes Young Minds, and Society

"Cartoons can have a huge impact," says Pakistan's first professional woman cartoonist, who was just named one of the "100 Women of 2014" by the BBC. more
Lollywood poster artist Sarfraz Iqbal in his Lahore studio in September 2014. (Saad Sarfraz Sheikh)

Interview: Lahore's Last 'Lollywood' Poster Artist Looks Back on a 50-Year-Career

Pakistan's national film industry may have gone into decline, but painter Sarfraz Iqbal is still a consummate, busy professional. more
An elephant plays with students during a friendly match in honor of the 2014 FIFA World Cup at an elephant camp in Ayutthaya province, Thailand on June 9, 2014. (Pornchai Kittiwongsakul/AFP/Getty Images)

Photos: Even Fielding Only Three Teams, Asia Catches World Cup Fever

Slideshow: Few Asian countries have a national team to root for, but the 2014 World Cup has become the source of festivities across the continent. more

Filmmaker Q & A: 'The Road to Fame'

Hao Wu's film documents China's first official collaboration with Broadway — a staging of the classic American musical "Fame." more
A bowl of happiness from Totto Ramen in New York City. (Jason Lam/Flickr)

From Iran to Ramen, Asia Society's Most Popular Blog Posts of 2013

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. more
Pakistani education rights activist Malala Yousafzai, 16, finished second in our Asia's Person of the Year poll last year. Can she win in 2013? (Yui Mok/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll: Help Us Choose Asia's Person of the Year for 2013

Who will follow in the footsteps of 2011 winner Aung San Suu Kyi and 2012 winner Imran Khan and take the honor for 2013? That's totally up to you. more