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Photos: From Basketball Diplomacy to a Super Typhoon, Asia's Year in Pictures

Typhoon Haiyan, better known as Yolanda in the Philippines, touched down on November 11, 2013, the deadliest Philippine typhoon on record. (Noel Celis/AFP/Getty Images)
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As the world bids 2013 farewell, we look back at some of the year's most memorable people and events from Asia.

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

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)
Lifestyle

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.

Photos of the Day: Nelson Mandela in Asia

Flowers are placed in front of an image of former South African president Nelson Mandela at the Embassy of South Africa in Beijing, China on December 6, 2013. (ChinaFotoPress/Getty Images)
Policy

As the world mourns the passing of South African political leader and activist Nelson Mandela, Asia Blog offers some memorable images from his trips to Asia over the years.

Interview: How Much Did Your Backpacking Trip Through Asia Impact the Environment?

A still from 'Gringo Trails.'
Lifestyle

Pegi Vail, director of the new documentary 'Gringo Trails,' on the transformative effects of tourism on the places and people involved.

Photo of the Day: A Luminous Tradition in Thailand

Hundreds of sky lanterns light up the night's sky during the Yi Peng Festival in Chiang Mai, Thailand on November 16, 2013. (shelmac/Flickr)

Hundreds of sky lanterns light up the night's sky during the Yi Peng Festival in Chiang Mai, Thailand on November 16, 2013. (shelmac/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Reflections in Calm Waters in Thailand

Houses, trees and mountains cast shadows on still waters in Khao Sok, Thailand on November 3, 2013. (Stefan Magdalinski/Flickr)
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Houses, trees and mountains cast shadows on still waters in Khao Sok, Thailand on November 3, 2013. (Stefan Magdalinski/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Divine Ruins in Thailand

Broken statues and red ruin walls surround a giant Buddha statue in Ayutthaya, Thailand on October 4, 2013. (C. Reid Taylor/Flickr)
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Broken statues and red ruin walls surround a giant Buddha statue in Ayutthaya, Thailand on October 4, 2013. (C. Reid Taylor/Flickr)

Watch: Thai Puppeteers Bring 'Billie Jean'-Era Michael Jackson Back to Life

Arts

The headline really says it all. Press play to watch a puppet-sized King of Pop perform one of his biggest hits ... sequin glove, moonwalk and all.

Photo of the Day: Attention to Detail in Thailand

Prateep Rodpai, one of Thailand's last traditional Khon mask makers works in his studio on July 8, 2011 in Angthong, Thailand. These handmade masks can take around 10 days to make. (Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
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Prateep Rodpai, one of Thailand's last traditional Khon mask makers works in his studio on July 8, 2011 in Angthong, Thailand. These handmade masks can take around 10 days to make. (Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)

Photos/Interview: 'Grandmother Power' and the Challenges of an Aging Asia

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Business

With the right infrastructure and the right attitude, says Carolyn Buck-Luce, societies can find benefits in a healthy older population. Panel discussion at Asia Society New York on Monday, September 30.