Broken statues and red ruin walls surround a giant Buddha statue in Ayutthaya, Thailand on October 4, 2013. (C. Reid Taylor/Flickr)
Dressed in a bright pink sari and armed with a bamboo stick, 55-year old Sampat Pal has become the unlikely leader of a grassroots movement for women's rights in India.
As Asia Society's Afghanistan 21 Young Leaders prepare to meet in Kabul, Asia Blog spoke with former fellows about the year ahead, which will bring a new president and the withdrawal of U.S. troops.
A group of animals graze on the endless plains of Mongolia on October 6, 2013. (Daniela Hartmann/Flickr)
"I have to tell you, Andy liked to stay in his hotel room and call New York, order room service," said Bob Colacello.
A cow stares calmly into the camera in Bangalore, India on October 20, 2013. (Rain-In-The-Face/Flickr)
China's economic agreements and aggressive marketing of itself should not be seen as a threat to America, writes a former U.S. State Department official, but a challenge.
Iranian author Goli Taraghi seasons universal experiences of love, loss, exile and belonging with a sense of life's absurdity. In-person appearance at Asia Society New York on Monday, October 28.
An old takes a nap on a bench in the open in Singapore on October 19, 2013. (Eduardo Seastres)
Introducing the latest group of fellows in Asia Society's landmark Afghanistan 21 program: Ten young men and six young women, journalists, business people, diplomats and NGO workers.
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