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Asia Society Honors I.M. Pei, Other 'Asia Game Changers' at United Nations

I.M. Pei celebrates his Asia Game Changer lifetime achievement award with his children and grandchildren. (Ellen Wallop/Asia Society)
Current Affairs

The legendary architect, film director Zhang Yimou, and eight others were recognized for their achievements.

How Durreen Shahnaz Became a Social Entrepreneur — Without Even Knowing It

Durreen Shahnaz speaks at the Clinton Global Initiative Winter Meeting on February 10, 2015. (Juliana Thomas)
Current Affairs

The pioneering Bangladeshi businesswoman describes how "impact investing" can combine financial return with improving lives.

The Sacred Islamic Tradition of the Hajj in 8 Photos

Muslim pilgrims walk around the Kaaba at the Grand Mosque in the Saudi holy city of Mecca on November 30, 2009. (Mahmud Hams/AFP/Getty Images)
Current Affairs

The annual pilgrimage brings roughly two million Muslims to the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia.

Multimedia: 10 Asian Sports That Would Spice Up the Olympics

Lifestyle

Gymnastics, archery, swimming and volleyball are all well and good. But these Asian sports would definitely give the world something to talk about.

Photo of the Day: Carving Away in Bangladesh

A carpenter uses a myriad of tools to carve out intricate designs on a wooden door in Dhaka, Bangladesh on January 16, 2016. (Md. Aktar Hossain Ratan/Flickr)
Multimedia

A carpenter uses a myriad of tools to carve out intricate designs on a wooden door in Dhaka, Bangladesh on January 16, 2016. (Md. Aktar Hossain Ratan/Flickr)

Filmmaker: The Torture of Undocumented Workers 'Made My Skin Crawl'

Filipino domestic workers attend a demonstration for migrant laborer rights. (ILO in Asia and the Pacific/Flickr)
Current AffairsMultimedia

Producers of the documentary "I Am Not Here" discuss how they depicted the perilous situations many undocumented domestic helpers find themselves in after migrating abroad.

Photo of the Day: Resting on a Branch in Bangladesh

 A small brown bird with black streaks on its wing perched on the slender branch of a plant in Bangladesh. Photographed on October 9, 2015. (Tareq Uddin Ahmed/Flickr)
Multimedia

A small brown bird with black streaks on its wing perched on the slender branch of a plant in Bangladesh. Photographed on October 9, 2015. (Tareq Uddin Ahmed/Flickr)

Weekly Rewind: The Trans-Pacific Partnership, Colombo Consensus 2.0, and North Korea at Age 70

Gantry cranes and shipping containers are seen beside a vessel at the cargo terminal area of Tokyo port on October 6, 2015. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe hailed a deal to create the world's largest free trade area October 6 as the start of a 'new century' for Asia, and expressed hope China might one day join the historic accord. (Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP/Getty Images)
Current AffairsMultimedia

Our latest Weekly Rewind, featuring some of the best Asia-related content you may have missed from the past seven days.

Photo of the Day: Feeding the Fish in Bangladesh

A farmer feeds the fish in her pond in Bagerhat, Bangladesh on May 30, 2015. (Md Masudur Rahaman/Flickr)
Multimedia

A farmer feeds the fish in her pond in Bagerhat, Bangladesh on May 30, 2015. (Md Masudur Rahaman/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Parting the Blue Waters in Bangladesh

A man rows his boat across the striking blue waters of Lalakhal in Sylhet, Bangladesh on August 16, 2015. (Omar Faruk.bd/Flickr)
Multimedia

A man rows his boat across the striking blue waters of Lalakhal in Sylhet, Bangladesh on August 16, 2015. (Omar Faruk.bd/Flickr)