Asia Society and its collaborators convened representatives of the Myanmar Development Resources Institute, senior advisers to Burmese president Thein Sein, and U.S. experts to discuss the transition from authoritarianism in Burma.
University of Pennsylvania professor and China specialist Arthur Waldron recounts his first trip into China in 1981, when he was a simple tour guide for a group of U.S. tourists.
Mayadip Islanders arrive across the Meghna River from mainland Sonargaon, Bangladesh's ancient capital on July 2, 2012. (The Advocacy Project/Flickr)
Watch the award-winning short documentary about an Indian teenager who excels at school, dreams of professional cricket and feeds his family.
A preoccupied garland florist in Singapore's vibrant "Little India" on July 9, 2012. (calvinistguy/Flickr)
Asia Society Associate Fellow Jeffrey Wasserstrom reviews the new documentary about Sidney Rittenberg, an American who was also once a full-fledged member of the Chinese Communist Party.
A driver waiting for customers in his tuk-tuk, an automobile rickshaw, in Vientiane, Laos on February 18, 2012. (Franc Pallarès López/Flickr)
A non‐partisan and non‐political group of young Afghans resolves to give ordinary Afghans a voice at a major international conference on the country's future.
Meet the "hairy Ainu" of Japan, Taiwan's Saaroa, the Kusunda of Nepal, the last Manchus and the Jarawa of India's Andaman Islands.
Tapping into widespread public frustration with corruption among government officials, advocates of press freedom in China seem to have found an effective tool with which to ally citizens to the journalistic cause.