The Sapporo Snow Festival in northernmost Hokkaido prefecture renders Japan's most famous cultural exports in beautiful works of art.
Free fares, special trains and extra stops are some of the ways Delhi transit is adjusting its pace for this year's Rakhi celebrations.
Oprah Winfrey's recent travelogue on India drew a barrage of commentary for what many Indians saw as a cliched depiction of life in their country.
Just in time for the Olympics, a Chinese milk company based in Inner Mongolia launched an ad campaign in London that had locals scratching their heads.
Anthropologist Susan Brownell looks back on the impact of China's role as 2008 host country on the Olympics as a sporting event and as a spectacle.
Forget sunblock — the Asians pictured here take it a step further with innovative protective gear. Where did this cultural preference for fair skin come from, and is it likely to change any time soon?
The director explains why the boxing school in his film is a microcosm of contemporary China, and shares a story of Mike Tyson's identification with Chairman Mao.
Residents of Hefei, in eastern China, were recently surprised to see foreign chengguan (城管), or "urban management officers," on the streets of their city.
University of Pennsylvania professor and China specialist Arthur Waldron recounts his first trip into China in 1981, when he was a simple tour guide for a group of U.S. tourists.
Meet the "hairy Ainu" of Japan, Taiwan's Saaroa, the Kusunda of Nepal, the last Manchus and the Jarawa of India's Andaman Islands.
China Air Daily, a new site from Asia Society's China Green project, allows users to view daily photographs of the skies of China's major cities instead of having to plow through lists of statistical data.