It is host to independent views and analysis on East Asia, South Asia, Southeast Asia, and Central Asia, over a wide range of topics including culture, politics, economy, human rights, religion, security, science, and the environment.
Saffron-robed monks enter Wat Benchamabophit, the Marble Temple, one of Bangkok’s less touristed wats. Photograph by Paul Souders/Getty Images (National Geographic.com)
An association of ten southeast Asian countries whose aim and purpose is to accelerate economic growth, social progress and cultural development in the region and to promote regional peace and stability.
Columbia University's collection of Middle East Studies Internet Resources is an on-going compilation of electronic bibliographic resources and research materials on the Middle East and North Africa available on the global Internet.
This site gives information on some of the programs in Asian countries that help improve governance, law, and civil society; women's empowerment; economic reform and development; and international relations.