An elderly woman carries a basket of fruit through the fields in Godauari, Nepal on June 29, 2013. (Sharada Prasad/Flickr)
Three figures watch passersby serenely as they stand above the ground in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on June 2, 2013. (David Berkowitz/Flickr)
Asia Society Associate Fellow Ayako Doi says a win this weekend by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition may mean increased government focus on military build-up.
The streets start to blur on an auto ride in Bangalore, India on June 2, 2013. (R E B E L/Flickr)
"The essential point is that when China is the world’s largest economy, there’s a psychological shift," notes Asia Society Senior Fellow Jamie Metzl at a recent Vail Symposium talk.