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Expert: New Report Shows Climate Change Actually a 'Regressive Tax' On World's Poor

A Bangladeshi woman stands outside her house in Gabura, in southern Bangladesh, after Cyclone Aila devastated the area on May 26, 2009. Low-lying southwest Bangladesh is on the frontline of the battle to adapt to climate change. (Munir Uz Zaman/AFP/Getty Images)
Sustainability

Asia Society Associate Fellow Junjie Zhang says a new climate vulnerability report supports the notion that climate change will hit the poorest communities the hardest.

Photo of the Day: Colorfully Decrepit in Bangladesh

Residents of a slum apartment complex stand watchful in Dhaka, Bangladesh on August 25, 2012. (Zoriah/Flickr)
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Residents of a slum apartment complex stand watchful in Dhaka, Bangladesh on August 25, 2012. (Zoriah/Flickr)

Slideshow: What's On the Ramadan Iftar Menu in Asia?

Kueh lapis is a layered glutinous steamed cake that is abundant all over Singapore. (multheme/Flickr)
Food & RecipesMultimedia

During the Islamic month of Ramadan, Muslims break the fast with iftar, an evening meal taken after sunset. We take a look at some of the dishes typically served in different parts of Asia.

Gallery/Interview: Photographer Documents 'Raw Nature of Things' in Northeast India

Buddhist students burn their kindergarten notebooks as they prepare to go to first grade. (Sai Abishek)
Multimedia

Sai Abishek captures people's everyday lifestyle in Assam, Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh.

Photo of the Day: Waves of Blue in Bangladesh

Swirling waves make their way to the sandy shore of Cox's Bazaar, Bangladesh on May 16, 2012. (BonBiral/Flickr)
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Swirling waves make their way to the sandy shore of Cox's Bazaar, Bangladesh on May 16, 2012. (BonBiral/Flickr)

Video: Dueling Takes on 'Dama Dam Mast Qalandar' from Arieb Azhar and Arif Lohar

Arieb Azhar in concert in New York City on July 3, 2012.
Arts

Compare and contrast: Two of Pakistan's veteran performers offer their own takes on a Sufi standby.

Photo of the Day: Down by the Riverside in Bangladesh

Mayadip Islanders arrive across the Meghna River from mainland Sonargaon, Bangladesh's ancient capital on July 2, 2012. (The Advocacy Project/Flickr)
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Mayadip Islanders arrive across the Meghna River from mainland Sonargaon, Bangladesh's ancient capital on July 2, 2012. (The Advocacy Project/Flickr)

Multimedia: Rohingya Refugees Refused Access on World Refugee Day

A Rohingya Muslim from Myanmar, who tried to cross the Naf river into Bangladesh to escape sectarian violence, reacts while kept under watch by Bangladeshi security officials after disembarking from an intercepted boat in Teknaf on June 18, 2012. (Munir Uz Zaman/ AFP/GettyImages)

Bangladesh refuses entry to 90,000 Rohingya refugees.

US, Thailand Need 'Shared Vision' to Revitalize Ties

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton delivers remarks with Thai Foreign Minister Dr. Surapong Tovichakchaikul at the Department of State in Washington, D.C. on June 13, 2012. (YouTube)
Policy Thailand is a rare example of a U.S. relationship in Asia that has languished — but if the countries can build around Thailand’s role at the center of a new, broader “Asia,” there may indeed be room for progress after all.

Video: Photography as a Revolutionary Tool in Bangladesh

Multimedia

Bangladeshi photographer and activist Shahidul Alam talks about the power of photography to promote change.