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AsiaSociety: UN investigation underway in Malaysia to determine if rare-earth plant poses radioactive risks http://scty.asia/iAxVSB

AsiaSociety: UN investigation underway in Malaysia to determine if rare-earth plant poses radioactive risks http://scty.asia/iAxVSB
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AsiaSociety: Southeast Asia Funk Music http://scty.asia/lNL65R (via @globalvoices)

AsiaSociety: Southeast Asia Funk Music http://scty.asia/lNL65R (via @globalvoices)
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Asia Society Appoints First Ever Co-Chairs in the United States and Asia

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Outrage Grows in Japan as Government Dithers

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Eye on Central Asia

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92Y: Happy b-day to one of our faves-the Chrysler Building! Want to design a great bldg? Check out our Architecture program http://bit.ly/ja9wNl

92Y: Happy b-day to one of our faves-the Chrysler Building! Want to design a great bldg? Check out our Architecture program http://bit.ly/ja9wNl
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92Y: RT @TheUndomestic: Today is both my last day of work @92Y / @92YTribeca and my last day tweeting under @NOWYoungFems, but you should sti …

92Y: RT @TheUndomestic: Today is both my last day of work @92Y / @92YTribeca and my last day tweeting under @NOWYoungFems, but you should sti …
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92Y: From our Tumblr: Lee Konitz with Miles Davis, Bud Powell and Art Blakey at Birdland: http://bit.ly/kOBskZ. Konitz is @92YTribeca on June 22

92Y: From our Tumblr: Lee Konitz with Miles Davis, Bud Powell and Art Blakey at Birdland: http://bit.ly/kOBskZ. Konitz is @92YTribeca on June 22
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Downtown CSA @ 92YTribeca

Wed, Jun 1, 2011, 5:00pm

A Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program is a great way for people to support local farms while buying organic produce. Each shareholder pays a subscription fee to buy a share of the harvest. The fee goes toward the operating costs of the farm. In return, the farm supplies each subscriber with a weekly box of produce.
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Ai Weiwei’s Zodiac Heads

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NEW YORK, May 16, 2011 – Director of the Asia Society Museum in New York, Melissa Chiu,discusses the history of Ai Weiwei's zodiac heads. Source: asiasociety.org
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AsiaSociety: Japan Fears Postquake Investment Outflows http://scty.asia/jZepZ8 #business

AsiaSociety: Japan Fears Postquake Investment Outflows http://scty.asia/jZepZ8 #business
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AsiaSociety: RT @sanjeevmiglani: Why bother with paperwork “@EmmaReuters: Kabulbank skipped paperwork on nearly half a billion dollars’ worth of loan …

AsiaSociety: RT @sanjeevmiglani: Why bother with paperwork “@EmmaReuters: Kabulbank skipped paperwork on nearly half a billion dollars’ worth of loan …
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AsiaSociety: Cambodia’s king seen as a ‘prisoner’ in his palace http://scty.asia/lYRTeV

AsiaSociety: Cambodia’s king seen as a ‘prisoner’ in his palace http://scty.asia/lYRTeV
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Yet More Strains on US-Pakistan Ties

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Three Internship Opportunities with Asia Society Online

Asia Society, a prestigious non-profit institution dedicated to forging closer ties between Asia and the United States, is looking for three talented interns to assist its New York web team in the following categories: online reporting, multimedia production, and basic site maintenance and administration.

Online Reporting Intern

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Shaolin Martial Artists Dazzle Asia Society with Acrobatic Display

Asia Society New York witnessed an exciting display of acrobatic grace Monday night, when practitioners of the Shaolin style of martial arts took to the stage for a demonstration and lecture on the world-famous discipline.

Under the auspices of Shi Yong Xin, Abbot of the Shaolin Temple in Dengfeng, China, students from the official Shaolin Temple Overseas Headquarters in New York City were a whirlwind of motion as they undertook flying balletic leaps, kicks, lunges, and a host of other moves that are undoubtedly best not tried at home.

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92Y: @lisajill Hi Lisa, we’ve logged in but am unable to post, though we are logged in correctly.Can we discuss over email? 92YMarketing AT gmail

92Y: @lisajill Hi Lisa, we’ve logged in but am unable to post, though we are logged in correctly.Can we discuss over email? 92YMarketing AT gmail
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92Y: RT @nytimesbooks: Rebirth of a Poet http://nyti.ms/kC2vzG

92Y: RT @nytimesbooks: Rebirth of a Poet http://nyti.ms/kC2vzG
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92Y: RT @jeromecharyn: Spend your lunch with Joe DiMaggio – and me – on June 2 at 92YTribeca http://bit.ly/jReKqi #Yankees

92Y: RT @jeromecharyn: Spend your lunch with Joe DiMaggio – and me – on June 2 at 92YTribeca http://bit.ly/jReKqi #Yankees
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Pakistan Too Big to Fail: Consequences for India

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NEW YORK, May 19, 2011 — Former Senior Adviser at the US Department of State, Shirin Tahir-Kheli, who spoke at Asia Society's Pakistan 2020 launch, discusses Pakistan's importance and relations with India. Source: asiasociety.org
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AsiaSociety: Shaolin Martial Artists Dazzle Asia Society with Acrobatic Display http://scty.asia/kzatcp

AsiaSociety: Shaolin Martial Artists Dazzle Asia Society with Acrobatic Display http://scty.asia/kzatcp
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AsiaSociety: Tajikistan: The Most Failed State You Know Least About http://scty.asia/jMFu5Q (by @ishaantharoor )

AsiaSociety: Tajikistan: The Most Failed State You Know Least About http://scty.asia/jMFu5Q (by @ishaantharoor )
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AsiaSociety: RT @Panhinda Admiral Mullen: ‘need to rebuild on the trust that certainly was recently shaken’ http://ow.ly/54YAJ #USA #Pakistan

AsiaSociety: RT @Panhinda Admiral Mullen: ‘need to rebuild on the trust that certainly was recently shaken’ http://ow.ly/54YAJ #USA #Pakistan
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Lawsuit in French Court Shows Uzbekistan Mindful of Its Image

What’s the definition of the word "dictator?" As strongmen wobble or fall across the Middle East, a Paris court gets to weigh in on the question usually reserved for a political science class.

The country in focus is Uzbekistan, a vast Central Asian state with a political system that can be charitably described as authoritarian. Many observers have used far stronger language, particularly after government troops shot and killed hundreds of protesters in 2005.

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Interview: Author of Intolerant Indian Calls for ‘Conscious Celebration of Diversity’

Veteran Indian journalist Gautam Adhikari will appear at the Asia Society in New York on Thursday, June 2, to discuss his new book The Intolerant Indian: Why We Must Rediscover A Liberal Space with former U.S. Ambassador to India Frank G. Wisner. Adhikari, the former executive editor of The Times of India, spoke to us yesterday via email.

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Harney: ‘Japan’s politicians are failing the country’

"Even with more than 100,000 refugees stranded in shelters, politicians in Tokyo are lollygagging and bickering over partisan issues instead of offering practical ideas for rebuilding the devastated regions," says Asia Society Associate Fellow Alexandra Harney.

"Prime Minister Naoto Kan has outsourced his reconstruction policy to a committee dominated by academics who are out of touch with the realities on the ground in the disaster zone, rather than setting the vision himself."

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92Y: RT @RheeGold: 92Y Dance Performance Considers the Trauma of War http://ow.ly/54jr3

92Y: RT @RheeGold: 92Y Dance Performance Considers the Trauma of War http://ow.ly/54jr3
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92Y: RT @jeffjarvis: @vipstrippers I’ll be debating Eli at teh 92nd St. Y in early October.

92Y: RT @jeffjarvis: @vipstrippers I’ll be debating Eli at teh 92nd St. Y in early October.
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92Y: Enjoy your weekend all, and happy birthday to Isadora Duncan: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isadora_Duncan

92Y: Enjoy your weekend all, and happy birthday to Isadora Duncan: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isadora_Duncan
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92Y: Enjoy your weekend all, and happy birthday to Isadora Duncan: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isadora_Duncan

92Y: Enjoy your weekend all, and happy birthday to Isadora Duncan: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isadora_Duncan
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