Describing his first trip to China, the author evokes a time when it represented not just the unknown but "the unknowable."
The most southerly typhoon ever recorded in the Western Pacific hits southern Philippines, forces 40,000 people to evacuate their homes.
A stylish and modern parking lot in Singapore on August 7, 2012. (Eduardo S. Seastres)
Japanese photographer Natsumi Hayashi redefines "levitation" photography in her self-portrait project.
From policy to business to security to health, some of the biggest names in their respective fields will speak to Asia Society audiences in New York, Hong Kong, and Washington, D.C.
The moon shines bright on a cloudy night in Tokyo, Japan on November 29, 2012. (takuhitosotome/Flickr)
A Houston school participating in Asia Society's International Studies Schools Network goes from being on a "death march" to "exemplary."
In their own ways, "Red Dawn" and "Skyfall" made major efforts to accomodate the growing Chinese film market.
Vintage cameras are stacked with other knick-knacks in a shop in the Chor Bazaar in Mumbai, India on November 30, 2012. (Monkeypainter/Flickr)
After Elton John dedicated his concert to Ai Weiwei, Weibo users couldn't believe a government spokesperson didn't know who the British singer was.