Worldwide Locations

Worldwide Locations

Keyword: japan

Celebrating Momofuku Ando, Godfather of Instant Ramen

The Google Doodle on March 5, 2015 paid tribute to the late Momofuku Ando. (Google)
Food & RecipesMultimedia

Today, Google commemorated the 105th birthday of the late Momofuku Ando, the inventor of ramen instant noodles, with a new Google Doodle. Here’s a look back at three ramen-focused Asia Society programs and features.

For Yoshitomo Nara, Defining Art by Ethnicity is an 'Outdated Methodology'

Yoshitomo Nara, Life Is Only One!, 2007; Acrylic on wood; H194 x W410 x D7 cm. Courtesy of the artist. (José Luis Gutiérrez)
Arts

Get to know Yoshitomo Nara, internationally renowned contemporary artist, and see works from his first solo exhibition in Hong Kong.

Photo of the Day: Standing Out in the Vastness in Japan

A toddler is oblivious of her vast surroundings in Tokyo, Japan on February 21, 2015. (Takashi .M/Flickr)
Multimedia

A toddler is oblivious of her vast surroundings in Tokyo, Japan on February 21, 2015. (Takashi .M/Flickr)

Video: 'At the End of the Day, China Has North Korea's Back'

L to R: Barbara Demick, Hitoshi Tanaka, Evans J.R. Revere, and Victor Cha discuss security in Northeast Asia (Ellen Wallop/Asia Society)
Policy

Panelists with expertise on Northeast Asia discuss relationships in the region and what security threats have arisen from North Korea and other issues.

Photo of the Day: A Sinking Orb of Fire in Japan

A setting sun seascape echoes the image of the national flag in Japan on February 14, 2015. (halfrain/Flickr)
Multimedia

A setting sun seascape echoes the image of the national flag in Japan on February 14, 2015. (halfrain/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Bracing Against the Storm in Japan

Winter trees evoke loneliness in the middle of a storm near Lake Biwako, Japan on February 9, 2015. (Japanexperterna.se/Flickr)
Multimedia

Winter trees evoke loneliness in the middle of a storm near Lake Biwako, Japan on February 9, 2015. (Japanexperterna.se/Flickr

Photo of the Day: Printing Away in Japan

A group of printmakers are hard at work in Kyoto, Japan on February 5. 2015. (Onono/Flickr)
Multimedia

A group of printmakers are hard at work in Kyoto, Japan on February 5. 2015. (Onono/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Standing Tall Amidst the Snow in Japan

A row of bare trees stands out in a landscape blanketed with snow in Hokkaido, Japan on January 6, 2015. (Tim Arai/Flickr)
Multimedia

A row of bare trees stands out in a landscape blanketed with snow in Hokkaido, Japan on January 6, 2015. (Tim Arai/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: A Decaying Facade in Japan

A bicycle is parked in front of a textured, wooden facade on the street in Shiga, Japan on January 5, 2015. (VisualAge/Flickr)
Multimedia

A bicycle is parked in front of a textured, wooden facade on the street in Shiga, Japan on January 5, 2015. (VisualAge/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Covered in Snow in Japan

A bright red house stands out like a beacon amidst snow covered trees in Japan on January 5, 2015. (wufai2013/Flickr)
Multimedia

A bright red house stands out like a beacon amidst snow covered trees in Japan on January 5, 2015. (wufai2013/Flickr)