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Photo of the Day: A Lotus Flower in Singapore

A lone lotus flower peeks through green lily pads in Singapore on April 18, 2015. (Mark Meng/Flickr)
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A lone lotus flower peeks through green lily pads in Singapore on April 18, 2015. (Mark Meng/Flickr)

Opinion: What the Senate's Latest Vote Reveals About Its Stance on Trade

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) turns away after a news conference at the Capitol May 19, 2015 in Washington, DC. The legislators held a news conference with small business owners from Ohio, Wisconsin and Kentucky to discuss trade and
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America’s trade partners exhaled a collective sigh of relief last week with the Senate's approval of Trade Promotion Authority.

Interview: Hines Ward on Steeler Nation, South Korea, and the 'Mount Rushmore' of Broadcasting

Hines Ward. (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
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Hines Ward on his first return to South Korea in 2006: "It made me really proud of my Korean side and I am still grateful to the Korean people for their continued support and love."

Kevin Rudd: U.S., China, and India Must Lead Together for a Climate Deal in Paris

A Haussmannian-style building next to the Eiffel tower in Paris. (Bertrand Guay/Getty Images)
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“The United Nations conference in Paris this December is the next opportunity for leaders of the world’s biggest economies to show real leadership” on climate change, writes the Asia Society Policy Institute President in the New York Times.

Photo of the Day: Monks and Smartphones in Cambodia

Buddhist monks catch up with the world on their smartphones in Siem Reap, Cambodia on May 1, 2015. (Arileu/Flickr)
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Buddhist monks catch up with the world on their smartphones in Siem Reap, Cambodia on May 1, 2015. (Arileu/Flickr)

Multimedia: Elementary Students Dubbed 'Brilliant Young Artists' for Nam June Paik-Inspired Exhibition

Student artists pose in the gallery in front of <i>4-2 D-2</i>. (Elsa Ruiz)
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A months-long project culminated on Thursday when children from four New York public schools saw their own work on the walls and the gallery floors of a major cultural institution.

Photo of the Day: Colorful Stained Glass in Iran

Sunshine lights up an intricate multi-colored stained glass window in Iran on April 29, 2015. (Luca Cerabona/Flickr)
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Sunshine lights up an intricate multi-colored stained glass window in Iran on April 29, 2015. (Luca Cerabona/Flickr)

Video: Experts Debate Mao's Legacy in China Today

Andrew G. Walder, Roderick MacFarquhar, Susan Shirk, and Orville Schell at a May 22 Asia Society panel (Asia Society)
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Author Andrew G. Walder joined Roderick MacFarquhar, Susan Shirk, and Orville Schell for a discussion on his new book 'China Under Mao: A Revolution Derailed' and on the ways in which Mao's thinking is still ‎embedded in China's world view.

Weekly Rewind: Stand-Up Comedy in China, The World's Biggest Temple, and the 'Forgotten' Kingdom of Sikkim

Mount Kangchenjunga is seen from Pelling in India's Sikkim state on December 19, 2013. (Diptendu Dutta /AFP/Getty Images)
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Our latest Weekly Rewind, featuring some of the best Asia-related content from the past seven days that you may have missed.

Interview: Writer Tao Lin on 'Remaining a Stranger' Wherever He Goes

Author Tao Lin poses in front of the produce section at New York City grocery store. (Tao Lin)
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Controversial author discusses visiting Taiwan, plans for his next novel, and drawing mandalas while stoned in his room.