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Expert: China's Growth Doesn't Need to Lead to Environmental Deterioration

Smog in central Shanghai. (oliverlaumann/Flickr)
Policy

According to a recent Asia Society report by Senior Advisor Dr. Junjie Zhang, sustainable development and economic growth in China do not need to be mutually exclusive.

Photo of the Day: Standing in a Rainy Halo in Tokyo

A girl waits in the rain in the Asakusa district of Tokyo, Japan on June 19, 2012. (CaDs/Flickr)
Multimedia

A girl waits in the rain in the Asakusa district of Tokyo, Japan on June 19, 2012. (CaDs/Flickr)

Multimedia: How Savvy Chinese People Avoid Toxic Food, Goods Produced in China

Changsha businessman Wei Xingyu milks a goat he raised himself, out of distrust of Chinese milk products. (VOC.com.cn)
Food & RecipesLifestyle

Many Chinese are now taking matters into their own hands, and going to great lengths, to avoid consuming toxic foods and drugs.

Photo of the Day: Colorfully Decrepit in Bangladesh

Residents of a slum apartment complex stand watchful in Dhaka, Bangladesh on August 25, 2012. (Zoriah/Flickr)
Multimedia

Residents of a slum apartment complex stand watchful in Dhaka, Bangladesh on August 25, 2012. (Zoriah/Flickr)

Video: Reframe Climate Change Debate, Says Simran Sethi, and Bridge the Divide

Simran Sethi at TEDxCibeles.
Sustainability

Climate change, one of most pressing global problems of our time, has been reduced to a punch line — right when high temperatures, reduced rainfall, and drought have pushed the cost of maize and soybeans to record highs.

Photo of the Day: Veiled with Tenderness in Afghanistan

A partially-veiled girl holds a little child close to her side in Afghanistan on June 27, 2012. (james_gordon_losangeles/Flickr)
Multimedia

A partially-veiled girl holds a little child close to her side in Afghanistan on June 27, 2012. (james_gordon_losangeles/Flickr)

After Afghanistan, How Should the US Approach South Asia Strategy?

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton with Afghan President Hamid Karzai and Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari, May 6, 2009. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Policy

Asia Society's new Bernard Schwartz Fellow, Alexander Evans, discusses a new Asia Society project that examines U.S. policy in South Asia after the 2014 drawdown in Afghanistan.

Photo of the Day: Caught in Motion in Japan

A bus leaves the stop under a row of cherry trees in Japan on April 12, 2012. (halfrain/Flickr)
Multimedia

A bus leaves the stop under a row of cherry trees in Japan on April 12, 2012. (halfrain/Flickr)

Interview: Pankaj Mishra's Eye-Opening Asian Perspective on Modern History

Pankaj Mishra (L), author of 'From the Ruins of Empire: The Revolt Against the West and the Remaking of Asia' (Farrar Straus Giroux, 2012).
Arts

The versatile Indian critic and journalist's latest book is an engaging account of Asian intellectuals whose anti-colonial ideas helped shape the modern world.

Photo of the Day: Stringing Them Along in India

A man busy making vermicelli, popularly known as
Food & RecipesMultimedia

A man busy making vermicelli, popularly known as "semiya," in Hyderabad, India on August 13, 2012. (Rajesh_India/Flickr)