It may never be quite clear how much credit Indonesia's government deserves for righting its currency after its recent tumble, write Stephen Norris and Michael Moran.
Prateep Rodpai, one of Thailand's last traditional Khon mask makers works in his studio on July 8, 2011 in Angthong, Thailand. These handmade masks can take around 10 days to make. (Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
A photographer captures a luminous display of fireworks in Putrajaya, Malaysia on August 31, 2013. (William Cheng/Flickr)
Asia Society notes the passing of art historian Michael Sullivan, a major figure in modern Chinese art history and criticism.
Asia Society's Mike Kulma explains why President Obama's cancellation of his Asia trip is harmful to American interests on multiple levels.
A tree begins to bloom, signaling the start of spring in Wellington, New Zealand on September 13, 2013. (sleepcreature/Flickr)
Fereshteh Daftari discusses the inception, curation and themes of the art on view in "Iran Modern."
A woman walks past colorful paintings for sale on the roadside in Colombo, Sri Lanka on September 28, 2013. (Lakruwan Wanniarachchi/Getty Images)
The legendary director describes how he and more than 700 collaborators put on a production lasting seven days.