Ume trees stand laden with vibrant plum blossoms in Chugoku Rergion, Japan on February 25, 2013. (Makoto Okuda/Flickr)
As Ang Lee and 'Argo' took home big honors last night, we reflect on the Asian impression left on the Academy Awards.
The first female president of South Korea, Park Geun-hye, took the oath of office today during a time of opportunities and critical challenges for South Korea.
Ang Lee holds the trophy for Best Director in the press room during the 85th Annual Academy Awards on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (Joe Klamar/AFP/Getty Images)
A literature festival becomes a political statement in a city where bomb blasts, like thunderstorms, have become part of the natural order.
Watch a variety of videos featuring Charles "Lil Buck" Riley, who traveled to China in 2011 with Asia Society's Center on U.S.-China Relations and recently appeared on The Colbert Report.
Calm waters reflect the branches of a tree in Gunma Prefecture, Japan on February 21, 2013. ("masa/Flickr)
Iran's Ambassador to the United Nations Mohammad Khazaee and former U.S. Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas Pickering discuss breaking the nuclear impasse and the future of U.S.-Iran relations.
On International Mother Language Day, Asia Society's Chris Livaccari argues that while a lingua franca is important, so is linguistic diversity.