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Photo of the Day: The Highest Peak in Nepal

Snow-capped Mount Everest creates a breathtaking view in Nepal, on March 24, 2015.  (rosskevin756/Flickr)
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Snow-capped Mount Everest creates a breathtaking view in Nepal, on March 24, 2015. (rosskevin756/Flickr)

Interview: Anti-Trafficking Expert Explains How and Why Slavery Is Thriving in Asia

Children are pictured with candles during a protest against child slavery attended by Indian Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi in New Delhi on Nov. 22, 2014. (Chandan Khanna/AFP/Getty Images)
Current Affairs

Matt Friedman explains how people across the world are forced into slavery, and how the fight against it is being lost. In-person appearance at Asia Society Hong Kong on January 22.

Photo of the Day: At the Top of the World

A man counts prayer beads at the top of World Peace Monument Pokhara in Nepal on July 8, 2014. (drburtoni/Flickr)
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A man counts prayer beads at the top of World Peace Monument Pokhara in Nepal on July 8, 2014. (drburtoni/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Nepal's Multicolored Residential Plains

Against Nepal's mountainous skyline, multicolored residencies populate the land. (Eugene Kaspersky/Flickr)
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Against Nepal's mountainous skyline, multicolored residencies populate the land. (Eugene Kaspersk/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Hillside Villages in Nepal

Villages such as the pictured Gatlang Village are nestled in Nepal's vast mountain ranges and can be seen from the Tamang Heritage Trail on May 19, 2014. (Henrik Ejnefäll/Flickr)
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Villages such as the pictured Gatlang Village are nestled in Nepal's vast mountain ranges and can be seen from the Tamang Heritage Trail on May 19, 2014. (Henrik Ejnefäll/Flickr)

Photos of the Day: Honoring the Lord Shiva

A Hindu Sadhu (holy man) poses for a photograph during the Maha Shivaratri festival at the Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu, Nepal on February 27, 2014. Hindus mark the Maha Shivratri festival by offering special prayers and fasting to worship Lord Shiva, the lord of destruction. (Prakash Mathema/AFP/Getty Images)
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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.

Photo of the Day: Striking a Holy Pose in Nepal

A Hindu sadhu (holy man) poses near the Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu, Nepal on January 30, 2014. (Prakash Mathema/AFP/Getty Images)
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A Hindu sadhu (holy man) poses near the Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu, Nepal on January 30, 2014. (Prakash Mathema/AFP/Getty Images)

Photo of the Day: Reflections in the Water in Nepal

A Nepalese Hindu devotee reaches to fill her pot with water as part of the month-long Swasthani festival on January 30, 2014 in Kathmandu, Nepal. (Prakash Mathema/AFP/Getty Images)
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A Nepalese Hindu devotee reaches to fill her pot with water as part of the month-long Swasthani festival on January 30, 2014 in Kathmandu, Nepal. (Prakash Mathema/AFP/Getty Images)

Photo of the Day: Majestic Mountains in Nepal

Himalayan peaks tower over a Mt. Everest base camp at Sagarmatha National Park, Nepal on January 13, 2014.
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Himalayan peaks tower over a Mt. Everest base camp at Sagarmatha National Park, Nepal on January 13, 2014. (pat_ong/Flickr)

Catalyzing Economic Growth in Myanmar: Investors, Officials, and Civil Society Find Common Cause in Reform

Rush-hour traffic moves near the Sule Pagoda in Yangon, Myanmar. (Paula Bronstein /Getty Images)
Policy

Since reforms began in Myanmar nearly three years ago, writes Matt Stumpf, countless corporations have visited the country in search of opportunities. Yet excitement about this new market has been tempered by wider recognition of the barriers to investment.