Asia Society Conversations returned on 23 May to ask “Why Care About Culture?” Students, young professionals, and people from various sectors gathered to hear from a diverse group of panelists who have worked in multicultural environments: Amina Rasul, Dr. Alfredo Robles, Norberto “Peewee” Roldan, and Lester Estrada.
There's debate over sanctions relief to Iran ahead of more nuclear talks in Geneva. But are sanctions effective? Suzanne DiMaggio writes for the New York Times’ “Room for Debate” about how sanctions affected the reform process in Myanmar.
Xu Jilin, a history professor at East China Normal University in Shanghai, posted questions from the French baccalauréat in an effort to cast an unflattering spotlight on China's own university entrance exam.