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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.

Marita Cheng: Girls Can Make a Difference Through Engineering

Marita Cheng

Robotics pioneer and advocate for women in engineering describes why the field has a dearth of females — and what can be done about it.

After the Ruling — What's Next in the South China Sea?

Vietnamese nationals mount a protest rally against China's territorial claims in the Spratlys group of islands in the South China Sea on July 12, 2016 in Manila, Philippines. (Dondi Tawatao/Getty Images)
Current AffairsPolicy

Asia Society experts discuss what will follow the international tribunal's rebuke of China's maritime claims.

Photo of the Day: Flying Away in Australia

A flock of banded stilts and red-necked avocets start to take flight in Lake Burrumbeet, Australia on January 20, 2016. (Ed Dunens/Flickr)
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A flock of banded stilts and red-necked avocets start to take flight in Lake Burrumbeet, Australia on January 20, 2016. (Ed Dunens/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: A Winding Road in Australia

Winding Sea Cliff Bridge in New South Wales, Australia on January 3, 2016. (Rodney Campbell/Flickr)
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Winding Sea Cliff Bridge in New South Wales, Australia on January 3, 2016. (Rodney Campbell/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Bathed in Orange in Australia

The rising sun casts an orange glow over the fields and trees in Victoria, Australia on November 9, 2015. (Graham Hartle/Flickr)
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The rising sun casts an orange glow over the fields and trees in Victoria, Australia on November 9, 2015. (Graham Hartle/Flickr)

Video: Kevin Rudd on India's 'Encouraging' Stance on Climate Change

ASPI President Kevin Rudd and
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Interviewed in Delhi, Asia Society Policy Institute President Kevin Rudd said, “What is very encouraging … is the language which we saw emerge from Prime Minister Modi, during President Obama’s visit, about India wanting to see a global agreement in Paris.”

Photo of the Day: Red Clouds Race Across Blue Skies in Australia

Sunrise streaks the sky and a rock cropping in vibrant red and blue hues in New South Wales, Australia on February 8, 2015 . (Tim Donnelly/Flickr)
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Sunrise streaks the sky and a rock cropping in vibrant red and blue hues in New South Wales, Australia on February 8, 2015 . (Tim Donnelly/Flickr)

Kevin Rudd: Amid Tensions, Asia Needs More Robust Regional Institutions

Former Prime Minister of Australia Kevin Rudd will speak on Asia's challenges at the World Economic Forum in Davos this Saturday. (Leigh Vogel/Getty Images)
Current AffairsPolicy

"Because the Asia-Pacific region looms as being the strategic cockpit of the 21st century, we need more robust institutions than those we have at present," said the incoming Asia Society Policy Institute president.

Asia-Pacific Trade in 2014: A Year of Hedging Bets and Weaving Intricate Webs

Leaders from the Trans-Pacific Partnership take part in a meeting at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing on November 10, 2014. From left: Vietnam’s Vu Hu Hoang, U.S. Trade Representative Mike Froman, U.S. President Barack Obama, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, and Singapore’s Ow Foong Pheng. (Mandel Ngan/Getty Images)
Policy

Shom Sen, a former Wadsworth Fellow with the Asia Society Policy Institute, assesses major developments in Asia-Pacific trade negotiations and agreements and their implications for regional relations.