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A lone hanger hangs off a decaying yellow wall in Hoi An, Vietnam on September 11, 2014. (Claire Backhouse/Flickr)

Indonesia's Foreign Minister on ASEAN as a Model for Relations Within Asia-Pacific

Dr. Marty Natalegawa, Foreign Minister of Indonesia, speaking at Asia Society New York on Sept. 29, 2014. (Ellen Wallop/Asia Society)
Policy

Speaking at Asia Society New York, Dr. Marty Natalegawa described his country’s efforts to extend ASEAN’s diplomatic practices to the entire region.

Video: Orville Schell Warns of 'Extremely Dangerous Prospect' on Hong Kong's Horizon

A pro-democracy protestor stands before a photographer in Hong Kong as thousands of others remain on the streets of the city after a weekend of protests. (Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
Current Affairs

Appearing on Charlie Rose, the Director of Asia Society's Center on U.S.-China Relations fears what Beijing's "much more militant posture" could mean for pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong.

Photo of the Day: A Supermoon Rises in Japan

A flaming moon lights up the sky in Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan on September 9, 2014. (halfrain/Flickr)
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A flaming moon lights up the sky in Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan on September 9, 2014. (halfrain/Flickr)

Video: VIP Panel Assesses How to Move 'from Policies to Practice' in Girls' Education

L to R: Akie Abe, Sheena Iyengar, Young Joon Kim, Josette Sheeran, and Terri McCullough at Asia Society New York on Sept. 26, 2014. (Elena Olivo/Asia Society)
Current AffairsEducation

Japan's first lady and Asia Society President Josette Sheeran were just two of the powerhouse panelists who looked at the steps needed to ensure that girls and women around the world have access to quality schooling.

Pham Binh Minh: Vietnam to Balance US and China in the Asian Century

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Vietnam Pham Binh Minh at Asia Society New York on September 24, 2014. (Elsa Ruiz/Asia Society)
Policy

The Asia-Pacific region has never seen "a greater risk for miscalculation" than in the South China Sea in recent months, said Vietnam's Foreign Minister in his Asia Society address.

Photo of the Day: A Golden Sunset in Thailand

The setting sun paints the sky in vibrant shades of orange in Pattaya, Thailand on September 19, 2014. (Richard Barton/Flickr)
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The setting sun paints the sky in vibrant shades of orange in Pattaya, Thailand on September 19, 2014. (Richard Barton/Flickr)

Watch: How the 'New Silk Road' Can Connect the Countries of Central Asia

L to R: Asia Society President Josette Sheeran, Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Nisha Biswal, and Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan Erlan Idrissov at Asia Society New York on September 23, 2014.
Policy

Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns and foreign officials from Central Asia discuss the prospects for greater economic connectivity in the Central Asia.

Photo of the Day: Sitting in Solitude in India

A blue-capped rock thrush perched on a wire in Pangot, India on September 17, 2014. (Kishore Bhargava/Flickr)
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A blue-capped rock thrush perched on a wire in Pangot, India on September 17, 2014. (Kishore Bhargava/Flickr)

Five Ways Artist Nam June Paik Predicted the Future

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Arts

With the benefit of hindsight, it's more apparent than ever that the inveterate artist-inventor-tinkerer, who died in 2006, anticipated some of the most compelling inventions of the information age.

Photo of the Day: Overlooking the Ocean in Indonesia

A man stands under a gazebo overlooking the ocean at Sanur Beach in Bali, Indonesia on September 11, 2014. (Darien Graham-Smith/Flickr)
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A man stands under a gazebo overlooking the ocean at Sanur Beach in Bali, Indonesia on September 11, 2014. (Darien Graham-Smith/Flickr)