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In China, a Long Tradition of Dodging the Sun [Photos]

A woman in a full-body wet suit for complete protection from the sun, in Chaoyang, China on July 5, 2012. (PCAuto)
Lifestyle

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?

Desai: New Indian President Could Play 'Vital Role'

Asia Society President Vishakha Desai with Pranab Mukherjee at Asia Society Museum's Rabindranath Tagore exhibition in New York City in September 2011. (Elsa Ruiz/Asia Society)
Policy

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.

Expert: International Aid For Pakistan's Police Force Would Help Stabilize Country

Pakistani police officers load their weapons. (BBC Urdu)
Policy

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.

Photo of the Day: A Full Moon for Ramadan in India

A full moon like this is just what millions around the world need to start their fast. Photographed on March 8, 2012 in India. (Aniket Thakur/Flickr)

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)

Gallery/Interview: Photographer Documents Rugged Lives of Kazakh Eagle Hunters

48-year-old Kazakh hunter Elik with his 6-year-old eagle. (Palani Mohan)
Multimedia

Palani Mohan's spectacular new black and white photos capture the lives, families and homes of nomadic eagle hunters in remote western Mongolia.

TV Hybrid 'Hindustani' Brings Bollywood Core Values to Arab World

Actors Malayeen (L) and Bashir al-Ghonim (R) in 'Hindustani' (OSN).
Multimedia

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.

Photo of the Day: Dance of the Drongos in India

Two drongo birds go head to head in Tamil Nadu, India on January 6, 2012. (VinothChandar/Flickr)
Multimedia

Two drongo birds go head to head in Tamil Nadu, India on January 6, 2012. (VinothChandar/Flickr)

Dan Rather on His Intro to Asia: Shock Troops in India and Vietnam's 'Jungle Hell'

Dan Rather, war correspondent. (danrather.com)
Multimedia

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.

Photo of the Day: Symmetrical Sages in India

Two venerable 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)
Multimedia

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)

Interview: Filmmaker Andrew Hinton Captures Day in the Life of Indian Striver

Filmmaker Andrew Hinton's short documentary 'Amar' has won multiple awards at international film festivals.
Multimedia

Watch the award-winning short documentary about an Indian teenager who excels at school, dreams of professional cricket and feeds his family.