"A purdah mentality still dogs Indian society," writes Mira Kamdar. "A woman who can be seen is seen as a woman available for violation."
Asia Society Associate Fellow John Ciorciari argues that in 2013, economics should take precedence over nationalism in the conflict over the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands.
Two color-coordinated houses stand side by side in Taipei City, Taiwan on January 4, 2013 . (David H. Chu/Flickr)
Well-traveled photographer Anjum Vahanvati turned a car breakdown in northern India into an award-winning photo opportunity.
A small row boat glides serenely across the Java Sea on January 3, 2013. (rickz/Flickr)
With a resurgent nationalism just one trend potentially threatening the region, new leaders settling into office need to provide steady hands, says Asia Society's Michael Kulma.
Despite an overall more challenging year, Western luxury brands remain optimistic about China — and for good reason, reports Avery Booker.
From 1970 to 1991, Gordon served as Asia Society's director of performing arts and then later director of performances, films and lectures. But Asia Society was just one chapter in a remarkable life.
Check out these exciting Spring 2013 internship opportunities with the online team at Asia Society's New York headquarters.
A group of boys pose for a photo in Ko Lanta, Thailand on January 2, 2013. (soleir/Flickr)
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