Forget sunblock — the Asians pictured here take it a step further with innovative protective gear. Where did this cultural preference for fair skin come from, and is it likely to change any time soon?
Pranab Mukherjee, an advocate of the arts who visited Asia Society last year, could be more than just a figurehead in shaping India's future.
A new report led by Asia Society Senior Advisor Hassan Abbas calling for reforms in Pakistan's police force earns coverage from BBC Urdu, Agence-France-Presse, and others.
A full moon like this is just what millions around the world need to start their fast. Photographed on March 8, 2012 in Pune, India. (Aniket Thakur/Flickr)
Palani Mohan's spectacular new black and white photos capture the lives, families and homes of nomadic eagle hunters in remote western Mongolia.
For decades, the Arab world has been a big market for Bollywood cinema — and now Hindustani, a new Gulf serial, puts the core of Bollywood's appeal into an Arabic-speaking context.
Two drongo birds go head to head in Tamil Nadu, India on January 6, 2012. (VinothChandar/Flickr)
In part two of our exclusive interview, the veteran journalist discusses his first assignments in Asia — wars in India and Vietnam in the mid-1960s, that he admits he was "ill-prepared" to cover.
Two Hindu men almost seem to be mirror images of each other on the steps of a building in Varanasi, India on March 17, 2012. ([ changó ]/Flickr)
Watch the award-winning short documentary about an Indian teenager who excels at school, dreams of professional cricket and feeds his family.
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