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Video: Experts on China's Economy 'Brawl' Before Upcoming Asia Society Talk

Jim Chanos (L) and Stephen Roach (R), appearing in person at Asia Society New York on March 27, 2013.
Business

Economists Jim Chanos and Stephen Roach, who will be speaking at Asia Society New York on Wednesday, agree to disagree over where the Chinese economy is headed.

Photo of the Day: A Colorful Reflection in China

Multicolored lights paint the waters of Shanghai, China on March 24, 2013. (serg_ulixes/Flickr)
Multimedia

Multicolored lights paint the waters of Shanghai, China on March 24, 2013. (serg_ulixes/Flickr)

Interview: Pakistani Duo Zeb and Haniya Cross Musical and Geographic Borders Alike

Pakistani musicians Zebunnisa Bangash (L) and Haniya Aslam (R), who perform as the duo Zeb and Haniya. (Nida Rehman)
Arts

Pakistan's boundary-breaking folk duo open up about finding success across the border in India and when their long-awaited second album will arrive.

Photo of the Day: Peeking from a Corner in Thailand

A cat quietly watches hidden between a barrel and a wheel in Koh Chang, Thailand on March 18, 2013. (mr. Wood/Flickr)
Multimedia

A cat quietly watches hidden between a barrel and a wheel in Koh Chang, Thailand on March 18, 2013. (mr. Wood/Flickr)

China's One-Child Policy Already Irrelevant?

1980s propaganda posters for the one-child policy in Guilin, China. (kattebelletje/Flickr)
Policy

Amidst speculation that the one-child policy might be coming to an end in China, Leslie Chang evaluates where it stands today.

Photo of the Day: A Stealthy Conquerer in Taiwan

A tiny bird picks off fruit from a vine in Taiwan on March 21, 2013. (John&Fish/Flickr)
Multimedia

A tiny bird picks off fruit from a vine in Taiwan on March 21, 2013. (John&Fish/Flickr)

Interview: Debut Indian Author Dismantles Stereotypes Through Storytelling

Arts

Janice Pariat's debut collection of short stories dismantles stereotypical notions of India's Northeast as an ethereal place surrounded by impregnable jungles and hills, untouched by time and modernity.

Photo of the Day: Chugging Along Colorfully in India

A multicolored train moves on in Delhi, India on March 20, 2013. (Trains @Glance™ !!!/Flickr)
Multimedia

A multicolored train moves on in Delhi, India on March 20, 2013. (Trains @Glance™ !!!/Flickr)

Photos: Stars Come Out for Asia Society's Celebration of Asia Week Gala

L to R: Shu Pei, Martha Hunt, Jason Wu, Hilary Rhoda, and Michelle Harper at Asia Society's Celebration of Asia Week benefit gala at The Pierre in New York City on Monday, March 18, 2013. (Joe Schildhorn/BFAnyc.com)
Lifestyle

Asia Society's Celebration of Asia Week benefit gala was the place to be Monday night as some of the biggest names in fashion, arts and business flocked to The Pierre in New York City for the exclusive black-tie event featuring honorary chair Jason Wu.

Photo of the Day: A Peeping Ray of Sunlight in Cambodia

A boat is docked by the banks at the largest freshwater lake in South East Asia, Tonle Sap, Cambodia on March 17, 2013. (julien texier/Flickr)
Multimedia

A boat is docked by the banks at the largest freshwater lake in South East Asia, Tonle Sap, Cambodia on March 17, 2013. (julien texier/Flickr)