A flock of banded stilts and red-necked avocets start to take flight in Lake Burrumbeet, Australia on January 20, 2016. (Ed Dunens/Flickr)
The analyst Yu-jie Chen says that despite appearances, Hong Kong's situation with mainland China has little influence on Taiwan.
Crowds of people explore the Taj Mahal in Agra, India on January 26, 2016. (Hadi Zaher/Flickr)
Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times China correspondent discusses the unexpected aftermath of his report on the wealth of Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao, and how he strives not to be an activist in his reporting.
Fiery skies over Blue Point beach in Bali, Indonesia on January 22, 2016. (killerturnip/Flickr)
The award-winning architects Tod Williams and Billie Tsien discuss the beauty of horizontal building design.
A child peeks out through the glass pane of an old wooden door in Nepal on January 2, 2016. (MIRKO MARCHETTI/Flickr)
Since 2008, Beijing has tried to bring Taipei closer through increased economic and people exchanges. But the recent vote on the island suggests this approach isn't working.