Filmmaker Glenn Baker hopes to re-frame American views of the South Asian region through "Easy Like Water," a documentary about a Bangladeshi architect's quest to bring education to flooded areas of his homeland.
A man bikes through a flooded field in Laguna, Philippines on August 10, 2012. (IRRI Images/Flickr)
China is to give another 200 million USD in emergency flood aid to Pakistan, Premier Wen Jiabao announced during a visit to New York for a UN anti-poverty summit.
Pakistani children living in the town of Faridabad, cut off by surrounding flood waters, climb a tree to watch a navy helicopter evacuating residents to safer ground.
Not all Muslim countries in Asia are celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr this year. Deadly flooding in Pakistan and violence in Indian-administered Kashmir have set a somber mood this holiday season.
Hassan Abbas, Asia Society Bernard Schwartz Fellow, explained that the Pakistani Taliban's attacks on Shiites would not weaken their campaign against the army or Nato.
Hassan Abbas speaks to Bloomberg about the recent flooding in Pakistan.