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Photo of the Day: Poised For Flight in Singapore

A bird latches on to a flower stem and prepares for flight at the Singapore Zoo on October 6, 2014. (Muhammad Ashiq/Flickr)
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A bird latches on to a flower stem and prepares for flight at the Singapore Zoo on October 6, 2014. (Muhammad Ashiq/Flickr)

Orville Schell: Hong Kong Demonstrations Challenge President Xi Jinping's Hard Line

Chinese President Xi Jinping gives a toast during the National Day reception marking the 65th anniversary of the founding of the PRC at the Great Hall Of The People in Beijing on Sept. 30, 2014. (Feng Li/Getty Images)
Current AffairsPolicy

In an essay for the Wall Street Journal, the Director of Asia Society's Center on U.S.-China Relations argues that President Xi's tough stance in the past now puts him in a bind in dealing with Hong Kong's demonstrations.

Photo of the Day: House on the Sea in Vietnam

A lone house stands on poles in the water near Cần Giờ district in Vietnam on September 14, 2014. (Thanh Nam/Flickr)
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A lone house stands on poles in the water near Cần Giờ district in Vietnam on September 14, 2014. (Thanh Nam/Flickr)

Book Excerpt: 'Tehran Noir' Comes to Gotham City

Arts

Darkly gripping noir fiction from Iranian writers plumbs the depths of the nightmare city of Tehran and the limits of human corruptibility and loyalty. Author appearances at Asia Society New York in November.

Photo of the Day: Hanging Out By Myself in Vietnam

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