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 /  New York

Reconciling Buddhism And Buddhists' Atrocities

NEW YORK, February 16, 2018 — Thupten Jinpa, a Buddhist scholar and the longtime English translator of the Dalai Lama, explains how to reconcile the compassionate teachings of Buddhism with Buddhists' atrocious treatment of the Muslim Rohingya minority in Myanmar. (1 min., 46 sec.)


Asia Society Afghanistan 21 Young Leader Salma Alokozai cites some of the challenges and prospects facing young Afghans after 2014.
Mohammad Shafiq Hamdam underlines the importance of young Afghans to the country's present, not just its future.
Freshta Karim argues that despite an uncertain security scenario looming after 2014, the gains of the past 12 years still give young Afghans hope.
Asia Society Afghanistan 21 Young Leader Ameen Habibi is hopeful for the future of Afghanistan because of its young people.
Ahmad Shuja emphasizes the importance of empowerment and education for the younger generation of Afghans.
Sadiq Amini lays out four challenges for Afghan youth today, such as the older generation's lack of confidence in their leadership abilities.
Historian Jung Chang proposes Dowager Empress Cixi as a far-sighted early reformer.
Business
 /  Southern California
President of the China Film Co-Production Corporation Zhang Xun speaks with EMASIA Chairman Peter Shiao at the 2013 U.S.-China Film Summit.
Jung Chang discussess her revisionist new biography of China's Empress Cixi.
Policy
 /  Hong Kong
Vancouver's Mayor discusses how cities like Hong Kong can learn from the sustainability plans put in place by Vancouver.
Current Affairs
 /  New York
Humaira Bachal describes her involvement with the Asia 21 Young Leaders Initiative and how it has educated her on diverse perspectives.
Policy
 /  New York
New Yorker staff writer Evan Osnos explains how the concept of the "Chinese Dream" could backfire against President Xi Jinping.