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Thangka: Painting the Roadmap to Enlightenment
April 01, 2016
Thangka: Painting the Roadmap to Enlightenment
An interview with thangka master painter and teacher, Ambar Lama, on the state of this iconic Tibet-an art.
Thangka: Painting the Roadmap to Enlightenment
Netflix's Great China Challenge
March 25, 2016
Netflix's Great China Challenge
The company’s global expansion has hit a wall in China.
Netflix's Great China Challenge
The Hiccup in Ip Man 3’s Hype
March 24, 2016
The Hiccup in Ip Man 3’s Hype
The film was bound to do well, but "ghost screenings" clued regulators onto the Chinese distributor’s clumsy fraud.
The Hiccup in Ip Man 3’s Hype
The Bunong vs. The Sesan II Dam
March 23, 2016
The Bunong vs. The Sesan II Dam
For the indigenous Bunong people, a desperate battle against the Sesan II dam will decide if their community has a future.
The Bunong vs. The Sesan II Dam
Nepal’s Mortal Goddesses
March 21, 2016
Nepal’s Mortal Goddesses
Goddesses usually exist in the spiritual realm. Not in Nepal.
Nepal’s Mortal Goddesses
Confronting Obesity in Asia’s Cities
March 19, 2016
Confronting Obesity in Asia’s Cities
Obesity is a growing crisis that governments cannot afford to ignore.
Confronting Obesity in Asia’s Cities
Gundam: Japan's Top Pop Culture Phenomenon
March 16, 2016
Gundam: Japan's Top Pop Culture Phenomenon
Think of Star Wars and Star Trek merged into one franchise to visualize the impact of Gundam on Japanese pop culture.
Gundam: Japan's Top Pop Culture Phenomenon
Afghanistan's <em>American Idol</em>: Americanization or Anti-Americanism?
March 15, 2016
Afghanistan's American Idol: Americanization or Anti-Americanism?
Afghanistan’s “Afghan Star” has become a venue for forging Afghan identity.
Afghanistan's American Idol: Americanization or Anti-Americanism?
Hollywood Movies Attack the Indian Market
March 11, 2016
Hollywood Movies Attack the Indian Market
Hollywood movies are increasingly popular among Indian audiences.
Hollywood Movies Attack the Indian Market
<em>Turquoise Mountain</em>: Discovering Afghan Art
March 11, 2016
Turquoise Mountain: Discovering Afghan Art
A new exhibit focuses on showcasing the arts, crafts, and architecture of Afghanistan.
Turquoise Mountain: Discovering Afghan Art
Blocking the Flow: Cambodia’s Sesan II Dam
March 09, 2016
Blocking the Flow: Cambodia’s Sesan II Dam
In Cambodia’s far north, the Mekong is under threat from one of the most controversial environmental project in the country.
Blocking the Flow: Cambodia’s Sesan II Dam
Thailand’s Angel Doll Craze
March 09, 2016
Thailand’s Angel Doll Craze
An unusual obsession briefly swept across Thailand this year.
Thailand’s Angel Doll Craze
The Tonle Sap: Cambodia’s Beating Heart
March 02, 2016
The Tonle Sap: Cambodia’s Beating Heart
The Tonle Sap is Southeast Asia’s largest lake and Cambodia’s main source of protein, but all is not well on the Great Lake.
The Tonle Sap: Cambodia’s Beating Heart
Chinese-Americans (and Chinese) Defend Peter Liang
March 02, 2016
Chinese-Americans (and Chinese) Defend Peter Liang
How the Chinese-American community coalesced to defend a police officer convicted of manslaughter.
Chinese-Americans (and Chinese) Defend Peter Liang
The Power of Film: Honor-Killings and the Oscars
March 01, 2016
The Power of Film: Honor-Killings and the Oscars
Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy's film has sparked a national-level conversation in Pakistan.
The Power of Film: Honor-Killings and the Oscars
Towards Cambodia’s Great Lake
February 24, 2016
Towards Cambodia’s Great Lake
Cambodia’s Tonle Sap River is the conduit that connects the Mekong to the largest lake in Southeast Asia.
Towards Cambodia’s Great Lake
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