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Photo of the Day: Greetings from Sri Lanka

A man waves to the camera at the market in Kandy, Sri Lanka on September 1, 2012. (Carbajo.Sergio/Flickr)
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A man waves to the camera at the market in Kandy, Sri Lanka on September 1, 2012. (Carbajo.Sergio/Flickr)

South Korea's New President May Be Female, But She is No Women's Rights Crusader

South Korea's president-elect Park Geun-Hye waves to supporters as she arrives to deliver a victory speech on a stage in the centre of Seoul on December 19, 2012. (Jung Yeon-Je/AFP/Getty Images)
Policy

As Park Geun-hye becomes the latest Asian female head of state, Vishakha Desai wonders what, if anything, this means for women's issues in the region.

What's Next for US Policy Toward South Asia?

Policy

Simply connecting the countries of South Asia with each other and their neighbors may not be enough, says a new Asia Society report.

To Ensure Peace and Justice, International Community Must Lead by Example

Former Thai prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva (C) arrives at the Bangkok Metropolitan Police headquarters on Dec. 9, 2011 for questioning over a deadly military crackdown he oversaw on mass opposition protests in Bangkok in April and May of 2010. (Joan Manuel Baliellas/AFP/Getty Images)
Policy

A critical question confronts Thailand, Sri Lanka and other Asian nations: Is lasting peace possible in the absence of justice?

Photo of the Day: Diehard Fanfare in Sri Lanka

A dedicated fan cheers on the Sri Lankan cricket team in full hair and body paint in Colombo on September 18, 2012. (Photosightfaces/Flickr)
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A dedicated fan cheers on the Sri Lankan cricket team in full hair and body paint in Colombo on September 18, 2012. (Photosightfaces/Flickr)

Book Excerpt: 'Righteous Republic' by Ananya Vajpeyi

'Righteous Republic' (Harvard University Press, 2012) by Ananya Vajpeyi (R).
Arts

Less well-known in the West than Gandhi and Nehru, B. R. Ambedkar nevertheless made a major contribution to the founding of the modern Indian state. Book event at Asia Society New York on November 7.

Photo of the Day: Chased by the Sun in Sri Lanka

A young man takes off running as the sun sets over Galle Forte in Southern Sri Lanka on January 9, 2012. (Photosightfaces/Flickr)
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A young man takes off running as the sun sets over Galle Forte in Southern Sri Lanka on January 9, 2012. (Photosightfaces/Flickr)

South Asian Americans Find a Shared Space, and Solidarity, Onstage in New York City

Participants and performers in the 2012
Arts

With music, dance, and quite a lot of laughs, Unification commemorates the 65th anniversary of partition.

Photo of the Day: Twilight at Kosgoda Beach, Sri Lanka

Twilight at Kosgoda Beach, Sri Lanka on December 24, 2010. (Himash De Silva/Flickr)
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Twilight at Kosgoda Beach, Sri Lanka on December 24, 2010. (Himash De Silva/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: A Pensive Observer in Sri Lanka

A young monk watches a street parade amidst a full crowd in Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka on May 5, 2012. (Brett Davies/Flickr)
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A young monk watches a street parade amidst a full crowd in Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka on May 5, 2012. (Brett Davies/Flickr)