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International Guoshu Association Founder Hing Chao at Asia Society Hong Kong Center on October 30, 2014.

A Deeper Understanding of 'The Grandmaster'

Drawing on Wong Kar-wai's film "The Grandmaster," speaker Hing Chao shared his insights into the local martial arts community. more
Shown here in her Islamabad office, Nigar Nazar is Pakistan's first professional female cartoonist, known to generations of readers as the creator of the iconic character "Gogi." (Gogi Studios)

Interview: Pakistan's First Woman Cartoonist Shapes Young Minds, and Society

"Cartoons can have a huge impact," says Pakistan's first professional woman cartoonist, who was just named one of the "100 Women of 2014" by the BBC. more
Lollywood poster artist Sarfraz Iqbal in his Lahore studio in September 2014. (Saad Sarfraz Sheikh)

Interview: Lahore's Last 'Lollywood' Poster Artist Looks Back on a 50-Year-Career

Pakistan's national film industry may have gone into decline, but painter Sarfraz Iqbal is still a consummate, busy professional. more
An elephant plays with students during a friendly match in honor of the 2014 FIFA World Cup at an elephant camp in Ayutthaya province, Thailand on June 9, 2014. (Pornchai Kittiwongsakul/AFP/Getty Images)

Photos: Even Fielding Only Three Teams, Asia Catches World Cup Fever

Slideshow: Few Asian countries have a national team to root for, but the 2014 World Cup has become the source of festivities across the continent. more

Filmmaker Q & A: 'The Road to Fame'

Hao Wu's film documents China's first official collaboration with Broadway — a staging of the classic American musical "Fame." more
Former Democrat Party MP and anti-government protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban addresses a large rally near Government House on December 9, 2013 in Bangkok, Thailand. (Rufus Cox/Getty Images)

How Thailand's Suthep Thaugsuban Ran Away With Our Person of the Year Poll

Bangkok-based journalist Patrick Winn sheds some light on a Thai activist's overwhelming, come-from-behind victory in Asia Society's Asia's Person of the Year reader poll. more
A bowl of happiness from Totto Ramen in New York City. (Jason Lam/Flickr)

From Iran to Ramen, Asia Society's Most Popular Blog Posts of 2013

Hopefully you have room for one more end-of-the-year list. Take a look back and see what Asia Blog posts got people talking in 2013. more
Pakistani education rights activist Malala Yousafzai, 16, finished second in our Asia's Person of the Year poll last year. Can she win in 2013? (Yui Mok/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll: Help Us Choose Asia's Person of the Year for 2013

Who will follow in the footsteps of 2011 winner Aung San Suu Kyi and 2012 winner Imran Khan and take the honor for 2013? That's totally up to you. more
Keizo Shimamoto in front of two ramen burger converts at the post-discussion tasting reception at Asia Society New York on December 18, 2013. (Kenji Takigami/Asia Society)

'Ramen Burger Effect' Salutes New York's Latest Foodie Phenomenon

The ramen burger's creator joins a discussion of its meteoric rise and the social media that helped this burger-meets-noodle mashup go viral. more
Customers studying a menu at a Japanese restaurant. (christophe HUE/flickr)

Are American Palates Turning Japanese?

In New York City, culinary crazes come and go every season, but the (re)discovery of Japan seems here to stay. more